International
Conducting Competition
“Guido Cantelli”

 

A 12,000 euro First Prize,
and contracts with prestigious
international orchestras

 

Finals on
13 September
in Novara

 

Recordings of pieces
directed by Guido Cantelli
transmitted through the
streets of Novara




SELECTED CANDIDATES

Carlos Garcés (Spagna), Edmon Levon (Spagna), Biagio Salvatore Micciulla (Italia), Andrew Joon Choi (Svizzera), Manuela Ranno (Italia), Diego Ceretta (Italia), Tianyi Lu (Nuova Zelanda/Cina), Samuele Galeano (Italia), Marco Alibrando (Italia), Bertie Baigent (Gran Bretagna), Marcus Merkel (Germania), Boon Hua Lien (Singapore), Berney Guillaume (Svizzera), Isabel Rubio (Spagna), Dmitry Matvienko (Bielorussia), Ilya Ram (Stati Uniti), Su-Han Yang (Taiwan), Maurice Cohn (Stati Uniti)

PRELIMINARY PROGRAM

Tuesday 8 September 2020
Preliminary round

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Overture from Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), KV620

Ludwig van Beethoven

Coriolano, Overture in C minor, Op. 62

Franz Schubert

Ouverture D644 “Rosamunde”

Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy

Die Hebriden (Fingal’s Höhle), (The Hebrids – Fingal’s Cave), in B minor, Op. 26

Anton Bruckner

Overture in G minor, WAB 98

Gioachino Rossini

Symphony from “Semiramide”

Wednesday 9 September 2020
Preliminary round

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Overture from Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), KV620

Ludwig van Beethoven

Coriolano, Overture in C minor, Op. 62

Franz Schubert

Ouverture D644 “Rosamunde”

Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy

Die Hebriden (Fingal’s Höhle), (The Hebrids – Fingal’s Cave), in B minor, Op. 26

Anton Bruckner

Overture in G minor, WAB 98

Gioachino Rossini

Symphony from “Semiramide”

Thursday 10 September 2020
Semi-finals, first round with orchestra

Igor Stravinskij
Concerto in D for strings (“Basle”)

Béla Bartók

Divertimento for string orchestra, BB 118, SZ 113

Friday 11 September 2020
Semi-finals, second round with orchestra

Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No. 7 in A major, op. 92

Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy

Symphony No. 4 in A major “Italian”, op. 90 (MWV N 16)

Saturday 12 September 2020
Finals, first round with orchestra

Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No. 7 in A major, op. 92

Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy

Symphony No. 4 in A major “Italian”, op. 90 (MWV N 16)

Sunday 13 September 2020
Finals, second round with orchestra

Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No. 7 in A major, op. 92

Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy

Symphony No. 4 in A major “Italian”, op. 90 (MWV N 16)

I have to say that this is the first time, in my long artistic career, that I find a young man who has all the qualities we don’t talk about but that are the real ones, those that can take an artist very far.

Arturo Toscanini