Sixty-two (62) conductors from 30 countries (in North and South America, Europe and Asia) signed up for the 4th edition of the International Conducting Competition Jeunesses Musicale Bucharest and 50 of them made it to the first round. The competition took place at the Romanian Athenaeum and ended with a Gala Concert of the finalists, before the George Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra in front of an audience of 700 people. The winners are:
1st Prize: Kah Chun Wong (Singapore)
2nd Prize: Antoine Glatard (France)
3rd Prize: Sebastian Perlowski (Poland)
Honorable mentions: Lev Ivanov (Ukraina) and Donka Miteva (Bulgaria)
Prize of the George Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra: Kah Chun Wong (Singapore)
Apart from ELITE ART Club UNESCO – Jeunesses Musicales Romania (organiser of the competition), George Enescu Philharmonic, through his artistic director Mr. Nicolae Licaret, awarded to Andrei Ivanou (Belarus) a concert in the next season of the Philharmonic.
Mr. Jacek Rogala, the director and conductor of the Kielce Philharmonic – Poland, awarded to Antoine Glatard (France) a concert in the next season of the Philharmonic.
Thank you to all who supported the project