Category: Clarinet, Cello, Bassoon, Percussion
Date: September 2 to 20, 2019
Since its inception in 1952, the ARD International Music Competition has become one of the most prestigious classical music competitions. Held annually in Munich, the categories alter from year to year to include solo instruments, as well as voice and chamber ensembles. Young musicians will have the chance to perform in front of a jury comprising top representatives of the corresponding music fields. Winning contestants will have the opportunity to perform with Münchner Rundfunkorchester, Münchener Kammerorchester, and Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks on stage. The three rounds of the concerts will be broadcasted through BR-Klassik. Previous prize winners include Anne Sofie von Otter, Mitsuko Uchida, Yuri Bashmet, Christian Tetzlaff, Heinz Holliger, Jessye Norman, Thomas Quasthoff, just to name a few.