Prizes Awarded at Inaugural Arthur Nikisch Conducting Competition

South Korean conductor, June-Sung Park, was awarded first prize

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A student of Martyn Brabbins and Daniele Gatti, Park previously received top awards at the Aram Khachaturian Competition and “The International Conducting Competition Jeunesses Musicales.”

He is a graduate of the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna and Hanns Eisler School of Music in Berlin.

He will receive a grant of €2,500, along with concert engagements.

Pablo Druker was awarded second prize, while Ondrej Vrabec received the third prize.

This year's first edition, held virtually, was open to musicians of all nationalities and did not have an age limit.