Torino, Auditorium of the G. Verdi Conservatory
Friday 21 October 2022
Preliminary round (in 2 stages): 18 participants
Saturday 22 October 2022
Semi-final rounds (in 2 stages): a maximum of 10 conductors will be admitted.
Sunday 23 October 2022
Final rounds (in 2 stages: rehearsal and performance): a maximum of 5 conductors will be admitted.
The competition is open to all the choir conductors born after 1st November 1982: they also must be 18 years old on the competition date.
The international jury is made up of 5 music personalities: Frieder Bernius (Germany), Maria Goundorina (Russia), Josep Vila (Spain), Filippo Maria Bressan (Italy) and Carlo Pavese (Italy).
The competition foresees the involvement of five choirs at the different stages' contests.
Preliminary round: Ensemble InContrà (mixed choir), Coro Artemusica of Valperga (female choir)
Semifinal round: Coro da camera di Torino (mixed choir), Vocal group Novecento (male choir)
Final round: Slovenian Philharmonic Choir (professional mixed choir)
First prize: € 2.000 and diploma
Second prize: € 1.500 and diploma
Third prize: € 1.000 and diploma
“G. Abbà” special prize for the youngest conductor admitted to the final: € 500
Final concert Audience prize: € 500
Special prize Noël Minet Fund of the Friends of the European Choral Association: scholarship of up to € 500 for a promising young conductor to attend a training course in 2023/24
Dario Tabbia (Conservatorio G. Verdi di Torino), Marco Berrini (Feniarco), Davide Benetti (Associazione Cori Piemontesi).