Major conducting competition is all-male, againmain
It’s the finals of the Cadaques competition in Barcelona.
The quarter-finalists are:
Dominic Grier (UK)
Kaapo Ijas (Finland)
Felix Mildenberger (Germany)
Wilson Ng (China)
Jaume-Blai Santonja Espinós (Spain)
Sergey Simakov (Russia)
Nuno Coelho (Portugal)
The jury: Gianandrea Noseda (chair; 1994 winner); Annette Mangold (artistic planner, Berlin Philharmonic), Nicholas Kenyon (MD, Barbican Centre), Lutz Köhler, Jaime Martín (conductors), Jun-ichi Nihei (Japan Arts Corporation), and the Cadaqués Orchestra.
UPDATE: The semi-finalists are Felix Midenberger, Sergey Simakov and Nuno Coelho.