Admitted candidates

La Toscanini makes known the selection ranking of the ADMITTED candidates for the 11th edition of Arturo Toscanini International Conducting Competition.

ACTUAL PARTICIPANTS LIST (in alphabetical order):

Akimov Sergey – age 31 (Russia)
Alekseenok Vitali – age 29 (Belarus)
Bone Stefan – age 33 (Germany)
Foron Umberto – age 22 (Italy)
Gies Andreas – age 27 (Italy)
Hornbachner Felix Bernard – age 28 (Austria)
Kennedy Henry – age 24 (UK)
Lee Sora Elisabeth – age 32 (South Korea)
Li Haoran – age 34 (China)
Nägele Nikolas – age 33 (Germany)
Yankevych Oleksandr – age 29 (Ukraine)
Zeffman Oliver – age 28 (UK)

Additionally, shall be reported the names of six (6) candidates evaluated as ELEGIBLE. In case of express renunciation or absence of one or more ACTUAL competitors, the Artistic Direction of the Competition reserves the right to order the admission of the same number of ELIGIBLE, following the order of the next list.

ELIGIBLE CANDIDATES LIST (in order of ranking):

1. Garayusifili Farhad – age 26 (Azerbaijan)
2. Devigo-Vázquez Pablo – age 28 (Spain)
3. Rais-Sherman Tristan – age 30 (USA)
4. Lee Gyuseong – age 31 (South Korea)
5. Amos Chiya – age 30 (Republic of Singapore)
6. Károly Sándor – age 31 (Switzerland)

The Artistic Direction reserves also the right to admit some candidate to the workshop as LISTENER, without partecipating rights to the competition. In this case, an official invitation letter will be sent, via email, to those directly concerned.

Due to the prosecution of the international health emergency, La Toscanini announces the decision of postponing the Arturo Toscanini International Conducting Competition’s 11th Edition (which was scheduled from June 6th to June 21st 2020) to a later date. We are currently planning the new schedule which will be announced as soon as possible. Thank you for your understanding!



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