1st award

EUR 20,000 and the Gold Baton

2nd award

EUR 10,000 and the Silver Baton

3rd award

EUR 6,000 and the Bronze Baton

Three equal distinctions

EUR 4,000


Special awards

Fondation Jerzy Semkow – EUR 10 000

Kancelaria Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak – EUR 5 000 / for the best Polish conductor

PWM Edition – EUR 2 000 / for the best interpretation of a Polish composer’s piece from the PWM Edition catalogue

STOART – PLN 10 000 / the Orchestra’s choice


Extra-statutory prizes

Invitations for the laureates to conduct concerts of abroad orchestras:

  • Dresdner Philharmonie
  • Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi
  • London Chamber Orchestra
  • Scottish Opera
  • Orchestre de Cannes
  • Lietuvos Nacionaline Filharmonija
  • National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine
  • Prague National Theatre Orchestra

Invitations for the laureates to conduct concerts of Polish orchestras:

  • The Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Orchestra of the Polish National Opera
  • The Silesian Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra
  • NFM Wrocław Philharmonic
  • Sinfonia Varsovia Orchestra
  • Orchestra of the Karol Szymanowski Philharmonic in Krakow
  • The Symphonic Orchestra of the Baltic Philharmonic in Gdańsk
  • The Szczecin Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra
  • The Zielona Gora Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Polish Sinfonia Iuventus Orchestra
  • The Toruń Symphony Orchestra
  • Kielce Philharmonic Orchestra
  • The Symphony Orchestra of the Pomeranian Philharmonic in Bydgoszcz
  • The Symphony Orchestra of Zabrze Philharmonic
  • The Częstochowa Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Orchestra of Stanisław Moniuszko Philharmonic in Koszalin
  • The Poznań Philharmonic Orchestra
  • The Silesian Chamber Orchestra
  • The Symphony Orchestra in Jelenia Góra
  • Elbląg Chamber Orchestra
  • The Witold Lutosławski Chamber Philharmonic in Łomża
  • The Podlasie Opera and Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sinfonietta Cracovia Orchestra
  • Silesian Opera Orchestra
  • The Poznań Philharmonic
  • Polish Chamber Philharmony Sopot
  • The Baltic Opera
  • The Arthur Rubinstein Philharmonic in Łódź
  • The Kalisz Philharmonic Orchestra


Additional info

  1. The sums of money defined above shall be reduced by the rate of the income tax from natural persons that is currently in force.
  2. Basing on the final scores, the Jury of the Competition can change the distribution of the awards and distinctions by the majority of 2/3 of votes, with the reservation that the total sum allocated to the awards and distinctions must not be increased.