VI International Paulo Cello Competition 2018

I prize Brannon Cho

The International Paulo Cello Competition would like to thank you all for attending the event and for making this year's competition a success.

Schedule & Venues

FIRST ROUND
October 15th-17th, 2018

The Helsinki
Conservatory of Music

Mon Oct 15
9.00- 13.25
First Round 1
Competitors 1-5
17.00-20.00
First Round 2
Competitors 6-8

Tue Oct 16
9.00- 13.25
First Round 3
Competitors 9-13
17.00-20.50.
First Round 4 
Competitors 14-17

Wed Oct 17
9.00-13.25
First Round 5
Competitors 18-22
17.00-20.00 
First Round 6 
Competitors 23-25
21.30 Decision of
the Jury for Second Round

SECOND ROUND
October 19th-20th, 2018

Sibelius Hall, Lahti
Lahti Symphony Orchestra
Conductor
Eva Ollikainen​

Fri Oct 19
18.00-21.15
Second Round 1
Competitors 1-5

Sat Oct 20
18.00-20.30
Second Round 2
Competitors 6-9
21.15 Decision of
the Jury for the Finals

FIRST FINAL
October 22nd-23rd, 2018

Espoo Cultural Centre, Espoo Competitors will be perform both as a soloist and conducting the orchestra, Tapiola Sinfonietta

Mon Oct 22
19.00-21.00
First Final 1
Competitors 1-3

Tue Oct 23
19.00-21.00
First Final 2
Competitors 4-6

SECOND FINAL
October 24th-25th, 2018

The Helsinki Music Centre, Helsinki Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Chief Conductor Susanna Mälkki

Wed Oct 24
19.00-21.20
Second Final 1
Competitors 1-3

Thu Oct 25
19.00-21.20
Second Final 2
Competitors 4-6
22.15. Prize-giving

CONDUCTORS AND ORCHESTRAS

EVA
OLLIKAINEN

THE LAHTI
SYMPHONY
ORCHESTRA

TAPIOLA
SINFONIETTA

SUSANNA
MÄLKKI

THE HELSINKI PHILHARMONIC
ORCHESTRA

Rules

International Cello Festival, Finland will hold the 6th International Paulo Cello Competition in October 14-25, 2018. The competition is open to cellists of all nationalities born between 1988 and 2002, inclusive.

The deadline for applications is
January 31st, 2018.

COMPETITORS

25 competitors of VI International Paulo Cello Competition announced

Introduction

The Paulo Cello Competition is an international high-level event open to cellists of all nationalities aged 16–30. The repertoire has always been exciting and demanding, including both contemporary music and earlier cello masterpieces.

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