The 2023 Mahler Competition: Closing Concert and Awards Ceremony

See this year's big winner conduct the Bamberg Symphony

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Giuseppe Mengoli — Conductor

Kevin Fitzgerald — Conductor

Thomas Hampson — Baritone

Bamberg Symphony — Orchestra

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Its first edition was won by none other than Gustavo Dudamel, and it also counts the likes of Oksana Lyniv and Lahav Shani among its laureates: it's the Bamberg Symphony's prestigious Mahler Competition, held every three years as a showcase for talented young conductors to prove their mettle alongside one of the world's preeminent orchestras! Join us in Bamberg to find out which of our three incredible finalists takes home the top prize, and be there for their first concert as a Mahler Competition winner…

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