Applications for mentorship must include the following components
— 1 or 2 video recording(s) of the applicant conducting an orchestra
— A video (in French or English), of a maximum of three minutes, expressing your desire to develop your operatic repertoire and detailing your interest in singing. If such a video is impossible, you may send a letter (a maximum of 2 pages) answering the same questions.
The selection committee for participants comprises Thomas Hengelbrock, the artistic director of the Balthasar Neumann Ensemble; Christina Schonk, head of artistic management and planning for the Balthasar Neumann Ensemble ; Pauline Chaigne, deputy director of the Mediterranean Youth Orchestra and of the Mediterranean programme of the Festival d’Aix; and Paul Briottet, deputy director of the Académie and of the concerts programme for the Festival d'Aix.
APPLICATION DEADLINE — December 10, 2020