The Korean Symphony Orchestra (KSO) will hold its first international conducting competition in Korea from Nov. 10 to 14, the orchestra announced. The competition will be held every three years.

The jury will be led by Chung Chi-yong, artistic director and chief conductor of the KSO. Its members include Christian Ehwald, a professor at the Hanns Eisler School of Music in Berlin; David Kim, concertmaster of the Philadelphia Orchestra and Florian Riem, secretary general of the World Federation of International Music Competitions.

The application deadline for the 1st KSO International Conducting Competition is July 17.

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