Vaasa City Orchestra, 2023

Programme and repertoire

Tuesday 03.09.2024

The contestants meet the jury.
The order of the contestants for the first competition day will be decided by lot.

Wednesday 04.09.2024

10.00 – 21.00 INTERNATIONAL CONDUCTING COMPETITION

First preliminary round à 25 minutes

10.00 - 15.00 with Vaasa City Orchestra, 10 contestants
16.00 - 21.00 with Jyväskylä Sinfonia, 10 contestants

Repertoire: Claude Debussy: Prélude à l´après-midi d´un faune

21.30 The results will be announced with names of 10 contestants to continue the competition. The order for the next day will be decided by lot.

Thursday 05.09.2024

10.00 – 18.00 INTERNATIONAL CONDUCTING COMPETITION

Second Preliminary round à 30 minutes

10.00 - 13.00 with Vaasa City Orchestra 5 contestants
15.00 - 18.00 with Jyväskylä Sinfonia 5 contestants

Repertoire:
Jukka Tiensuu: commissioned work for orchestra
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: from the opera The Marriage of Figaro
Susanna´s aria from the final act of the opera Le nozze di Figaro
“Deh vieni, non tardar”, Iris Candelaria, soprano
Figaro´s aria from the first act of the opera Le nozze di Figaro
"Se vuol ballare", Luke Terrence Scott, baritone

21.30 The results will be announced with the names of 6 contestants to continue the competition. The order of the contestants for the semifinals the next day will be decided by lot.

18.30 – 21.00 JUNIOR CONDUCTING COMPETITION
During the day the juniors meet the members of the jury. The order of the first round will be decided by lot.

18.30 First round à 15 minutes 8 contestants
Wasa Sinfonietta

Repertoire:
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No 36 in C,
I Adagio – Allegro Spiritoso

20.15 The results for the juniors semifinals for the 5 contestants to continue the competition will be announced and the order for the next day decided by lot.

Friday 06.09.2024

10.00 – 18.00 INTERNATIONAL CONDUCTING COMPETITION

Semi finals à 45 minutes

10.00 - 13.00 3 contestants
15.00 - 18.00 3 contestants

Repertoire:
Jean Sibelius: Violin concerto in D minor, Op. 47
Soloist: Tami Pohjola, violin
Claude Debussy: La Mer
Vaasa City Orchestra & Jyväskylä Sinfonia

21.00 The results will be announced with the names of the 3 contestants in the International competition for the finals and the order of the contestants as well as the movements for the contestants in the finals will be selected by lot.

18.30 – 20.00 JUNIOR CONDUCTING COMPETITION
Second round à 15 minutes 5 contestants
Wasa Sinfonietta

Repertoire:
Jean Sibelius: Pelléas et Mèlisande,
I At the castle gate

20.30 The names and order for the 3 Juniors to the finals will be announced as well as the order for the next day.

Saturday 07.09.2024

17.00 – 17.45 THE FINALS OF THE JUNIOR CONDUCTING COMPETITION
3 contestants
Wasa Sinfonietta

Repertoire:
Jean Sibelius: Pelléas et Mèlisande
IV A Spring in the park

19.00 - 20.30 THE FINALS OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONDUCTING COMPETITION
3 finalists
Vaasa City Orchestra
Jyväskylä Sinfonia
Soloist: Tami Pohjola, violin

Repertoire:
Jean Sibelius: Violin concerto in D minor, Op. 47
I Allegro Moderato
II Adagio di molto
III Allegro, ma non tanto
Soloist: Tami Pohjola, violin
Intermission
Claude Debussy: La Mer
I "De l'aube à midi sur la mer"
II "Jeux de vagues"
III "Dialogue du vent et de la mer"

While waiting for the results:
20.30 - 21.00 JUNIOR CONDUCTING COMPETITION
Wasa Sinfonietta
Jean Sibelius: Pelléas et Mèlisande, Entr´acte
Audience favorite vote of the Juniors

21.15 RESULTS: Announcement of the results and presentation of the prizes

The first Jorma Panula Junior Conducting Competition

The IX Jorma Panula International Conducting Competition

Contact

Monica Johnson
Producer
+358 (0)50 911 33 49
monica.johnson@panulacompetition.fi
Michael Claussen
Secretary of the international jury

michael.claussen@panulacompetition.fi

The Competition Office is located at Vaasa City Hall during the competition.
Street address: Senaatinkatu 1, 65100 Vaasa
Postal address: PO Box 3, FI-65101 VAASA
info@panulacompetition.fi
panulacompetition.fi