Registrations are closed!

Registrations for the preliminaries of the 55th Besançon International Competition for young Conductors are closed.

The candidates had until January 20th noon to register but all the 270 places available were reserved the day before the announced deadline.
44 women and 226 men coming from all five continents and representing 43 nationalities, among with France (45 candidates), Japan (30 candidates), Korea (29), the United States (24) or Taiwan (20) will participate to the selective rounds.
The number of Asian candidates registered a slight decline while French and American candidates were up. Note also the emergence of candidates coming from Uzbekistan, Iran, New Zealand or Latvia.