Malko Competition

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The Malko Competition is an international competition for young conductors. It is held by the Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra, to commemorate its founding conductor, Nicolai Malko.

Recipients[edit]

Year Recipient Lifetime Nationality Notes
1965 Ralf Weikert b. 1940  Austria
1968 Avi Ostrowsky b. 1939  Israel
1971 Winston Dan Vogel b. 1943  United States
1974 Gotthard Lienicke
1977 Philip Greenberg  United States
1980 Maximiano Valdés b. 1949  Chile [1]
1983 Claus Peter Flor b. 1953  East Germany
1986 Kazufumi Yamashita b. 1961  Japan [2]
1989 Fabio Mechetti b. 1957  Brazil
1992 Jin Wang b. 1960  Austria
1995 Jan Wagner  Venezuela [3]
1998 Seikyo Kim b. 1970  Japan [4]
2001 Josep Caballé Domenech[note 1] b. 1973  Spain
2005 Mei-Ann Chen b. 1973  United States [5]
2009 Joshua Weilerstein b. 1987  United States [6]
2012 Rafael Payare b. 1980  Venezuela [7]
2015 Tung-Chieh Chuang b. 1982  Taiwan [8]
2018 Ryan Bancroft b. 1989  United States [9]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ No first prize was awarded in 2001, and Caballé-Domenech was appointed the highest (2nd) prize.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Maximiano Valdés". Hawaii Symphony Orchestra. Archived from the original on April 15, 2013. Retrieved August 9, 2012.
  2. ^ "Japanese Maestro Top Prize Winner". Los Angeles Times. July 1, 1986. Retrieved August 9, 2012.
  3. ^ "Baton charge". Gramophone. Haymarket Media Group. August 1995. p. 12. Retrieved August 9, 2012.[dead link]
  4. ^ "ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT IN BRIEF 21/7". Look at Vietnam. July 21, 2010. Archived from the original on September 25, 2010. Retrieved August 9, 2012.
  5. ^ Johnson, Lawrence A. (4 August 2010). "Mei-Ann Chen named music director of the Chicago Sinfonietta". Chicago Classical Review. Chicago. Retrieved 17 December 2017.
  6. ^ Eriksen, Jon Bonde (1 May 2015). "Former winner: Malko was the start of my conducting career". dr.dk. Retrieved 17 December 2017.
  7. ^ Mellor, Andrew (14 May 2012). "Venezuelan Rafael Payare wins Malko Competition". Gramophone. Haymarket Media Group. Retrieved 9 August 2012.
  8. ^ "Tung-Chieh Chuang er vinder af Malko Konkurrencen 2015". DR (in Danish). 1 May 2015.
  9. ^ "28-årige Ryan tager 1. plads i stor dansk musikkonkurrence: Nu vil jeg fejre det med en middag!". DR (in Danish). Retrieved 28 April 2018.

External links[edit]

Official website