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2020 TAIPEI INTERNATIONAL CONDUCTING COMPETITION RULES

Objectives
1. To discover outstanding talents and cultivate young conductors through the international competition platform.
2. To promote international cultural exchange and to contribute to the further development of art music.

Competition Organizers
Taipei Chinese Orchestra, Taipei Symphony Orchestra

Eligibility
The competition is open to conductors of all nationalities. All participants must be born on or after January 1, 1980.

Application Requirements and Procedures
Application Deadline: November 30, 2019
All application materials must reach our office by the application deadline.
Postmark alone is not sufficient.

Jury
˙Chairman of the Jury
Qu Chunquan, Principle Conductor, Taipei Chinese Orchestra
Eliahu Inbal, Principle Conductor, Taipei Symphony Orchestra

˙Jury of the Second Stage/Preliminary, Semifinal and Final Rounds
Toby Hoffman, former teacher of the conducting class, Sibelius Academy, Helsinki
Eliahu Inbal, Principle Conductor, Taipei Symphony Orchestra
Shao En, Principle Conductor, RTV Slovenia Symphony Orchestra; Professor of Conducting, China Music Conservatory
Chuang Tung‐Chieh, Winner of Malko Competition, International Conductors' Competition Sir Georg Solti, Bamberg Symphony Gustav Mahler Conducting Competition, Jeunesses Musicales Bucharest International Conducting Competition
Chen Tscheng‐Hsiung, Former General Director and Conductor of Taipei Chinese Orchestra and National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra
Yeh Tsung, Music Director, Singapore Chinese Orchestra
Gábor Hollerung, Music Director, Dohnányi Orchestra, Budafok
Yan Huichang, Music Director, Hong Kong Chinese Orhestra
Qu Chunquan, Principle Conductor, Taipei Chinese Orchestra

Reference material​:
Chinese musical instrument introduction (Vedio)

1.Girl from Kroran for Yangqin and Chinese Orchestra
2.The Cresting Moon
3.Zhonghuafeng
4.Three Melodies of Western Yunnan, Mov. III, Sacrifice, Torch, Bacchanal
5.Taiwanesque, Mov. I, Taipei Tune
6.The Swirling Clouds​
7.Guhuai Xungen

Detailed Rules of Competition and Application Form can be downloaded below: