香港國際指揮大賽 10-14.1.2018

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Schedule

Preliminary selection round

 

19 June 2017 (Mon)    
Deadline for applications

Mid-July 2017 
Notification of results of the preliminary selection   

31 August 2017 (Mon)  
Deadline for candidates to confirm their participation 

Mid-September 2017
Confirmation with backup candidates
(if required) 

Round 1

A maximum of 18 candidates

9 January 2018 (Tue) 
Arrival of candidates in Hong Kong  

10 January 2018 (Wed)  
Hong Kong City Hall Concert Hall


Each candidate will conduct 2 overtures in Round 1:

  • Beethoven : Egmont Overture, Op 84 [Luck’s]

One of the following overtures: 

  • Weber : Der Freischütz Overture [Breitkopf]
  • Rossini : The Barber of Seville Overture [Kalmus]

Round 2 – Semi-finals

A maximum of 8 semi-finalists

11-12 January 2018 (Thu-Fri)  
Hong Kong City Hall Concert Hall

Each semi-finalist will conduct 3 works over 2 days.
 

Day 1 – Each semi-finalist will conduct both of the following works:

  • Bartók : Divertimento [Boosey & Hawkes]
  • Chopin : Piano Concerto No 2 in F minor, Op 21: II Larghetto [Breitkopf]
    *Soloist: Colleen Lee (HKS Artist Associate 2010-2011)

 

Day 2 – Each semi-finalist will conduct one of the following symphonies:

  • Beethoven : Symphony No 5 in C minor, Op 67 [Bärenreiter]
  • Brahms : Symphony No 3 in F, Op 90 [Breitkopf]
  • Schumann : Symphony No 1 in B-flat, Op 38, “Spring” [Breitkopf]

Round 3 - Finals

A maximum of 3 finalists

13 January 2018 (Sat):  Rehearsals   
Hong Kong City Hall Concert Hall

14 January 2018 (Sun):  Finals & Awards Ceremony
Hong Kong City Hall Concert Hall 
 

Each Finalist will conduct the following:

1.   Chan Hing-yan (HKS Artist Associate 2016-2018) : November Leonids – for Orchestra

2.   One of the following symphonies:

  • Beethoven : Symphony No 5 in C minor, Op 67 [Bärenreiter]
  • Brahms : Symphony No 3 in F, Op 90 [Breitkopf]
  • Schumann : Symphony No 1 in B-flat, Op 38, “Spring” [Breitkopf]
     

3.    The Finalists will also be invited to make a short presentation to the audience.