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Second edition of the International Opera Conducting Competition – Polycarpe Foundation

Organised at the Opéra Royal de Wallonie-Liège, 16-21 August 2022

In August 2017, the first edition of the International Opera Conducting Competition took place, organised by the Opéra Royal de Wallonie-Liège with the support of the Polycarpe Foundation : an unprecedented experience during which 49 candidates from 20 countries had the chance to conduct the Orchestra, Chorus and Children’s Chorus of the Opéra Royal de Wallonie-Liège as well as a host of international soloists and were judged by an international jury composed of prominent personalities.

The second edition of the Competition will be organised at the Opéra Royal de Wallonie-Liège from 16 to 21 August 2022, under the chairmanship of the Spanish conductor and composer Pedro Halffter.

Registrations are now open to candidates of all nationalities born after 1 January 1985, according to the procedures specified HERE.

All rounds will be open to the public. We look forward to welcoming you to the second edition of the International Opera Conducting Competition!

Registration procedures and Competition rules →