Mahler winner is among Dudamel’s new fellows

Mahler winner is among Dudamel’s new fellows


norman lebrecht

August 16, 2016

The Los Angeles Philharmonic has announced the three young conductors who will benefit next season from Gustavo Dudamel’s tuetlage.

They are the Singaporean Kachun Wong, winner of this year’s Gustav Mahler Conducting Competition and founder of the Asian Contemporary Ensemble.

Bamberger Symphoniker. Mahler Competition 2016. Dirigentenwettbewerb. Kah Chun Wong. Bamberg, 11.-13.05.2016

Also appointed are Elim Chan, London winner of the Donatella Flick contest, and the Chilean Paolo Bortolameolli, a Mahler competition semi-finalist and Marin Alsop protégé.


  • Pelegrin Montagu says:

    The old dictum; Who can play plays, who doesn’t teaches others!

  • Observer says:

    Not one young US conductor chosen? Shame on you, Gustavo Dudamel.