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German Conductors’ Award 2021

18th-23rd October 2021
Kölner Philharmonie (Cologne, Germany)

1st Round

The first round from 18th-20th October 2021 is closed to public.

Monday, 18th October 2021, TBA: Ensemble rehearsal with pianist

Tuesday, 19th October 2021, 10:00 a.m.: Opera repertoire (Gürzenich-Orchester, Ensemble and International Opernstudio of the Oper Köln)

Wednesday, 20th October 2021, 10:00 a.m.: Symphonic repertoire (WDR Sinfonieorchester)

2nd Round

Public Rounds of the Competition at the Kölner Philharmonie except dress rehearsal and ensemble rehearsal:

Thursday, 21st October 2021, 10:00 a.m.: Symphonic repertoire (WDR Sinfonieorchester)

3rd Round

Thursday, 21th October 2021, TBA: Ensemble rehearsal with pianist (closed to public)

Friday, 22nd October 2021, 10:00 a.m.: Opera repertoire and encore (Gürzenich-Orchester, Ensemble and International Opernstudio of the Oper Köln)

Friday, 22nd October 2021, 2 p.m.: Symphonic repertoire (WDR Sinfonieorchester)

Saturday, 23rd October 2021, 10:00 a.m.: Dress rehearsal (Gürzenich-Orchester, Ensemble and International Opernstudio of the Oper Köln, WDR Sinfonieorchester)

Final Concert

Saturday, 23rd October 2021, 8:00 pm (WDR Sinfonieorchester, Gürzenich-Orchester Köln, Ensemble and International Opernstudio of the Oper Köln)


Köln Tickets for the final concert may be obtained in due time at koelner-philharmonie.de/ddp.

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