Donatella Flick LSO Conducting Competition: Final


Please note start time

Thu 17 Nov 2016 7.00pm - 9.00pm
Barbican Hall, London

VERDI Overture: The Force of Destiny
ELGAR Variations on an Original Theme ('Enigma')
RACHMANINOV Symphonic Dances

London Symphony Orchestra

Lennox Mackenzie LSO Sub-leader, Chairman of the Jury
Yuri Temirkanov conductor
Gennady Rozhdestvensky conductor
Dame Felicity Lott soprano
Carlo Rizzi conductor
Antonio Pappano conductor
Rachel Gough LSO Principal Bassoon

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The Donatella Flick LSO Conducting Competition, created by Donatella Flick in 1990, aims to help a young conductor establish an international conducting career, bridging the gap between conservatoire training and professional life.

The winner of the competition is offered, in addition to an award of £15,000, the opportunity to become Assistant Conductor of the LSO for up to one year. The competition is open to conductors under the age of 35 who are citizens of the 28 countries having full membership of the European Union.

The three finalists taking part in this concert will be chosen from a shortlist of 20 candidates over the previous two days of the competition. Each candidate will be observed by the jury during the rehearsal earlier in the day as well as on stage during the concert.

Follow the Competition online

15–17 November 2016

Throughout the three days of Competition we'll be following the progress of each candidate, giving an insight into how each is faring and who's progressing. We will be speaking to the conductors and the jury, and guiding us through each round. Who has made it through to the next round and why?

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Jury member Sir Antonio Pappano on what he's looking for in a conductor.