29-31 July, 2022, VIth Edition
Europe Concert Hall – Ionel Perlea UNESCO Cultural Center, Slobozia – Romania
Ionel Perlea International Conducting Competition is open to participants of all ages and nationalities. NO AGE LIMIT!
The registration deadline is 10th of July, 2022
The application documents to be uploaded for each participant are:
– Application form here
– Curriculum vitae
– Copy of an identity document
– Recent Photo
– The Proof of payment of the Registration fee
All documents must be sent at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Application documents must be accompanied by an uploaded 10-15 minutes video recording which shows the applicant working as a conductor, during rehearsal or concert. Recordings from piano rehearsals are eligible. Any repertoire is admitted.
Video recordings will be uploaded public or unlisted on YouTube, and the link will be included in the application form in the appropriate box.
Each piece or fragment must be recorded in a single take (no editing). It is strongly recommended that the candidate’s face and hands should be visible at all times (front view) and that the camera angle should be fixed.
It is also strongly recommended that the sound should be of satisfactory quality.
Admission to the competition will be based on these video recordings, which will be assessed by the Jury. The results of the pre-selection will be announced till 15th of July, 2022 on the Competition site. Subsequent, selected contestants will receive via e-mail the confirmation of Competition participation.
By filling in and submitting the Application form, each candidate confirms that he agrees with the Competition Rules in all their details. The Romanian version of the Competition Rules prevails for all interpretations.
By completing and submitting the Application form, the competitors agree with the audio and video recording of the Competition rounds and give the assignment for related rights to the organizers.
REGISTRATION & PARTICIPATION FEES
Registration fee: 100 Euro
The fees and bank commissions will be paid by the participants so that the amount of the registration fee remains intact.
The registration fee is not refunded in case of elimination after the preselection, in case of withdrawal or in case of non-submission to the contest.
Participation fee: 300 euro
After the video preselection round, all admitted applicants will pay a 300€ participation fee until July 20, 2022
The participation fee includes accommodation and 3 meals per day (breakfast/lunch/dinner) for each participant, as long as they stay in the competition.
- Andriy Yurkevych – Ukraine – President of the Jury
Conductor, Musical Director of National Opera and Ballet Theater “Maria Biesu” Chisinau
- Sabin Păutza – Romania – Honorary President of the Jury
Composer, Conductor, Musicologist
- Dumitru Goia, Romania
Conductor, Professor at “George Enescu” University of Iasi, Chair of conducting
- Irina Hasnaș – Romania
Composer, Musicologist, Editor
- Daniel Jinga – Romania
Conductor, Manager of Bucharest National Opera House
- Antoniu Zamfir – Romania
Manager of the Romanian Opera Craiova
- Cristian Lupeș – Romania
Conductor, Manager of the Sibiu State Philharmonia
- Adrian Morar – Romania
Conductor, Romanian National Opera Cluj-Napoca
The Jury decides the winners for each section of the contest. The decisions of the Jury are irrevocable.
The Jury reserves the right not to award all prizes or to supplement the number of prizes awarded (as the case may be) in each section.
The total prizes amount is 5200€
First Prize: 2500€
Second Prize: 1200€
Third Prize: 700€
Fourth Prize: 300€
Orchestra Prize: 500€
Appointment in the 2022-2023 season of the:
- Bucharest National Opera House
- Romanian National Opera Cluj-Napoca
- Romanian Opera Craiova
- State Philharmonia Sibiu – Romania
- State Philharmonia Brasov – Romania
July 29, 2022 – DRAW of LOTS & FIRST ROUND
July 30, 2022 – SEMIFINALS
July 31, 2022 – FINALS & AWARDS CEREMONY
The competition has three rounds: First Round, the SEMIFINAL and the FINAL
Ouvertures: W.A. Mozart – Die Zauberflöte
L.v. Beethoven – Egmont
G. Verdi – La Forza del Destino
Symphonic: J. Haydn – Symphony No. 104 – 1st Movement
W.A. Mozart – Symphony No. 35 – 1st Movement
L.v. Beethoven – Symphony No. 6 Pastorale – Full
J. Brahms – Symphony No. 4, 4th Movement
G. Enescu – Preludiu la Unison
W. A. Mozart Don Giovanni
“In qual eccessi …Mi tradi quel’alma ingrata” – Donna Elvira
Le Nozze di Figaro
“Hai già vinta la causa… Vedro mentr’io sospiro” – Il Conte di Almaviva
G. Verdi La Forza del destino
“Pace, pace mio Dio” – Leonora
“I sacri Nomi/Numi pietà” – Aida
G. Donizetti Lucia di Lammermoor
“Tombe degli avi miei…Fra poco a me ricovero”- Edgardo
“Quel guardo, il cavaliere…” – Norina
G. Rossini Il Barbiere di Siviglia
“La calunnia e un venticello” – Don Basilio
G. Puccini La Boheme
“Che gelida manina” – Rodolfo
“Quando m’en vo…” – Musetta
G. Bizet Carmen
“Votre Toast”- Escamillo
C. Gounod Faust
“Le veau d’or est toujour debout!” – Mèphistophélès
“Il est doux, il est bon” – Salomé
One piece from each previous rounds (Symphony and Opera), by drawing lots.
All competition rounds will take place at Europa Concert Hall Slobozia, with Ionel Perlea Orchestra.
Competition entry is made in the order established by the draw of lots.
Participation of the finalists at the Award Ceremony is mandatory.
The payment of the registration and participation fees will be paid in the following bank accounts:
For payment in EURO:
IBAN: EURO: RO78BTRLEURCRT0589901301
SWIFT / BIC: BTRLRO22
Account Beneficiary: Asociatia SUONARTE
With the mention: Conducting Competition
For payment in the equivalent in RON at the NBR exchange rate on the day of payment:
IBAN: RON: RO31BTRLRONCRT0589901301
Banca Transilvania, Romania
Account Beneficiary: Asociatia SUONARTE
With the mention: Conducting Competition For further information:
Tel.: +40 721 665 332