Twelve competitors took part in Round 1 of the inaugural World Choral Conducting Competition in Hong Kong on 12 July. The jury, chaired by Professor Péter Erdei, narrowed the field to six competitors, who will proceed to Round 2 on 13 July to compete for one of three places in the final on 14 July.
In alphabetical order, the conductors going through to Round 2 are:
Pascal Adoumbou (France)
Jack Apperley (UK)
Julia Selina Blank (Germany)
Petra Grassi (Italy/ Slovenia)
Benjamin Kirk (UK)
Heesong Lee (South Korea)
The 2019 World Choral Conducting Competition takes place in Hong Kong from 12-14 July. The event is organised and presented by the World Youth & Children Choral Artists’ Association.
Chorally is honoured to be Official Media Partner for the event.