Nodoka Okisawa wins the Grand Prix of the 56th Competition

Results of the Final of the 56th International Competition for Young Conductors


72nd Festival & 56th Competition


International Competition for Young Conductors

September 16-21, 2019


Russie Éternelle

September 19 • 8 pm • Théâtre Ledoux, Besançon


Vêpres de Monteverdi

September 20 • 8 pm • Cathédrale Saint-Jean, Besançon


Three Letters from Sarajevo • Goran Bregović

September 20 • 8:30 pm • Théâtre Edwige Feuillère, Vesoul



New this year, the Festival launches the “After-works” : eleven shorts concerts or meetings of less than one hour, with many artists from the regional or international scene


World music

The Festival keeps opening up to World music with five outstanding ensembles from the French and European scene : Söndörgő, Duplessy and the violins of the world, Al’mira, Joce Mienniel, Barcelona Gipsy balKan Orchestra, Goran Bregović



For the fifth year, from Wednesday to Saturday evenings, from 9 p.m. to 11:30 p.m., the Pianos-Bar at the Kursaal invites musicians from the regional jazz scene.


72nd International Music Festival

6 - 21 September 2019


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