"Without great conductors, there can be no great orchestras" says Kim Bohr in this video introduction to the Malko Competition.
The 12 candidates who passed to the Second Round are busy preparing themselves for tomorrow's performance of Mahler, Tchaikovsky and Schumann
"Music is a universal right, Everyone should be exposed to it" says Malko participant Roderick Cox in this video interview, sharing his thoughts about being an Afro-American conductor
This year's Czech Malko candidate Petr Popelka knows how to celebrate going to the semi final on Wednesday
"I only really live when I am on the podium" says Malko finalist Anna Rakitina in this portrait interview
View the full Prize Ceremony of the 2018 Malko Competition for Young Conductors - including a musical surprise!
Jury Chairman and Chief Conductor Fabio Luisi introduces the 2018 Malko Competition