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Frankfurter Opern- und Museumsorchester

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6 th  International  
Conductors’ Competition
Sir Georg Solti 2012

September 23, 2012

Daye Lin from China (32) has won the 6th Sir Georg Solti International Conducting Competition in Frankfurt am Main.
Second Prize was awarded to Daniel Smith (30) from Australia and the Third Prize to Brandon Keith Brown (31) from the USA.

For more information please see herehere.

20.9.2012: 3 Finalists selected

Three competitors reached the final of the 6th International Conductors' Competition Sir Georg Solti:

Brandon Keith Brown
Daye Lin
Daniel Smith

Tickets fort he final concert can be obtained here.

September 17 - 23, 2012
Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Registration deadline: April 4, 2012

Direction of the Competition

Karl Rarichs (responsible)
Founder of the Competition; Honorary member of the Board of Directors, Frankfurter Museums-Gesellschaft

Andrea Zietzschmann
Head of the Music and Orchestras division at Hessischer Rundfunk; General Manager, The Frankfurt Radio Symphony

Bernd Loebe
Managing Director and Intendant, Oper Frankfurt

Dr. Stephan Pauly
Intendant and Managing Director, Alte Oper Frankfurt


Axel Schlicksupp
Orchestra Director, Badische Staatskapelle Karlsruhe

Cooperation Partners

Alte Oper Frankfurt
Frankfurter Museums-Gesellschaft
Hessischer Rundfunk
Oper Frankfurt

Supported by

Kulturfonds Frankfurt RheinMain


Frankfurter Opern- und Museumsorchester
The Frankfurt Radio Symphony

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Participants of the 6th Competition selected

After an intensive process of selection, the jury named the 22 candidates to be invited to the competition. The 4 female and 18 male young conductors are on average 30 years old and come from 14 different countries. From September 17 on, they will compete for the final.

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