Nestlé and Salzburg Festival
Young Conductors Award
The “Nestlé and Salzburg Festival Young Conductors Award” is an initiative of Nestlé and the Salzburg Festival. At the same time, the creation of the “Nestlé and Salzburg Festival Young Conductors Award” represents another project in the long and intensive partnership between Nestlé and the Salzburg Festival and its youth programmes. During the 2013 Festival season, the prize, which
carries a cash value of 15,000 Euros, will be awarded for the fourth time; in
future years, one young conductor shall be honoured with the “Nestlé and
Salzburg Festival Young Conductors Award” every year.
Award Concert Weekend
Among all the applicants, the jury selected three candidates for the final round, and these will have the opportunity to conduct concerts in Salzburg with the Munich Radio Orchestra, the Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg and Camerata Salzburg from Mai 10 to 12, 2013. These concerts will be open to the public. Afterwards, the winner will be selected by a renowned jury chaired by Ingo Metzmacher. In its deliberations, the jury will pay special attention to the interpretation of contemporary works – next to the Classical and Romantic repertoire.
The program will be chosen by the nominated conductors and announced at a
For detailed programme and tickets please use one of the following links:
Friday, 10 May, 2013, 8.00 p.m., Felsenreitschule
Sophie Pacini, Piano
Saturday, 11 May, 2013, 8.00 p.m., Felsenreitschule
Vilde Frang, Violin
Sunday, 12 May, 2013, 11.00 a.m., Felsenreitschule
Sebastian Manz, Clarinet
In order to give as many people as possible the chance to participate in
the development of this great idea, tickets will be especially affordable:
For students: 8,00 Euros per concert
For all others: 15,00 Euros per concert
General Pass: 30,00 Euros for all three concerts
Award Winner’s Concert
Saturday, 17 August, 2013, 11:00 a.m., Felsenreitschule
The winner of the award conducts the Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra. Tickets will be available through the Salzburg Festival Ticket Office.
Tickets for the Concert may be purchased through the Salzburg Festival Box Office.