November 23 - conference summarizing the second stage

Another press conference was held on November 23, 2023, summarizing the second stage of the competition. The competition studio was run by Agnieszka Nowok-Zych, editor of Polish Radio Katowice, and Adam Rozlach, music journalist of Program I of Polish Radio. The guest of the competition studio was Krzysztof Stefański, deputy editor-in-chief of Ruch Muzyczny. The experts agreed that a group of truly experienced conductors who were aware of their skills made it to the second stage of the competition. The speeches of the participants who also cooperated with the soloists at this stage were also discussed in detail. After the talks in the competition studio, it was time for the long-awaited press conference, where we met the competition finalists. The results were presented by jury chairman Patrick Fournillier.

Finalists of the 11th Grzegorz Fitelberg International  Competition for Conductors  are:

  • Maria Fuller (Canada)
  • Sukjong Kim (South Korea)
  • Mikhail Mering (Israel)
  • Joonas Pitkänen (Finland)
  • Sergey Simakov (Germany)
  • Jong-Jie Yin (China)