Siemens Hallé International Conductors Competition
February 12, 2023 - February 14, 2023
The Siemens Hallé International Conductors Competition seeks to provide a talented and emerging conductor with a platform to develop their skills on an international level.
The winner of the competition will become Assistant Conductor of the Hallé, with the opportunity to work alongside the Hallé’s Music Director, Sir Mark Elder CH CBE, for a minimum 2-year period in a meaningful and varied role which represents an invaluable chance for an emerging conductor to build a career and establish themselves on the world stage. It will be, quite literally, a life changing opportunity.
The Siemens Hallé International Conductors Competition celebrates the innovative partnership between the Hallé and Siemens AG, a global technology powerhouse, that has been developed over the last two decades. Creating links between engineering and music, Siemens and the Hallé have not only brought classical music to Manchester audiences, they have collaborated on delivering a variety of education and community outreach projects that engage children and support communities throughout the North of England.
The Siemens Hallé International Conductors Competition will take place in Manchester from Sunday 12 to Tuesday 14 March 2023.
Applications are invited by Thursday 1 September 2022 at 13:00 GMT, and Semi-Finalists will be announced in November 2022.
Semi-Finalists will attend the entirety of the Competition in Manchester from Sunday 12th to Tuesday 14 March 2023. All Semi-Finalists will work in Hallé St Peter’s with the Hallé Youth Orchestra on Sunday 12 March, before completing the chamber music workshop on Monday 13 March.
Finalists will be selected by the end of Monday 13 March. Finalists will be interviewed on Tuesday 14 March morning before working with the Hallé in the Final.
The Winner of the Competition will be announced in a public concert event on the evening of Tuesday 14 March 2023.