York Early Music International Young Artists Competition
July 10-13, 2019
Applications deadline: 18 January 2019
Based at York's National Centre for Early Music, this biennial period performance competition takes place as part of York's Early Music Festival and offers a major boost to young professional careers, offering opportunities for performances, recording and broadcasting. Applications are invited from ensembles of two or more musicians whose average age is 32 or under. First Prize is a CD recording with Linn Records, £1000 cash and a paid concert at the 2020 York Early Music Festival. The jury comprises Elizabeth Kenny (lute), Bart Demuyt (Alamire Foundation/AMUZ (Antwerp), Barbara Willi (harpsichordist/teacher, The Hague and Brno), Göttingen Handel Festival Director Tobias Wolff, and Philip Hobbs (Linn Records).