Cadenza Music Management, in cooperation with Only Stage Artists Agency announces the first edition of “ARTHUR NIKISCH INTERNATIONAL CONDUCTING COMPETITION”.

The competition is open to musicians of any nationality without age limits.

The candidates are welcome to apply from June the 1st 2020 until September the 30th 2020.

The jury is made by conductors, intendants and agents representatives of the following institutions: Minnesota Orchestra (USA), Orchestre de Cannes (France), Budapest Symphony Orchestra MAV (Hungary), Filarmonia Veneta (Italy), City of Thessaloniky Symphony Orchestra (Greece), Witold Lutosławski Chamber Philharmonic (Poland), Helikon Opera Theatre Moscow (Russia) and as well from a representative of Only Stage Artists Management, whose rooster includes world class conductors such as Oleg Caetani, David Giménez, John Axelrod and rising stars like the French/Italian Charlotte Politi.

The competition will be held exclusively online.

The awards include money prizes and concert opportunities in Italy, Poland, Greece, France, Hungary, Russia and Bulgaria.

“A conductor should guide rather than command.”

Riccardo Muti

“Music is a labyrinth with no beginning and no end, full of new paths to discover, where mystery remains eternal.”

Pierre Boulez

“The art of conducting consists in knowing when to stop conducting to let the orchestra play.”

Herbert von Karajan