announcement of the 12 selected candidates!

The Paris Mozart Orchestra and the Philharmonie de Paris are delighted to announce the name of the 12 women orchestral conductors who have been selected to take part in La Maestra 2020!  

Mélisse BRUNET, 42 (France)

Sara CANEVA, 28 (Italy)

Stephanie CHILDRESS, 20 (Great Britain / France)

Holly CHOE, 28 (South Korea / USA)

Maria FULLER, 29 (Canada)

Lina GONZALEZ-GRANADOS Lina, 33 (Colombia)

Yuwon KIM, 31 (South Korea)

Jiajing LAI, 28 (China)

Delyana LAZAROVA, 34 (Bulgaria)

Ana Maria PATIÑO-OSORIO, 24 (Colombia)

Rebecca TONG, 35 (USA / Indonesia)

Gladysmarli del Valle VADEL MARCANO, 24 (Venezuela)

This new competition has generated a truly international sense of excitement, with 220 applications from 51 different countries. The great number of candidates, many displaying exceptional artistic quality, and the variety of their individual backgrounds, gives La Maestra a profoundly innovative character.