Some of the best of the new crop of South African conductors compete for the country’s prestigious title. The finalists will accompany three winners in the recent National Music Competition …. Louis Nel, Qden Blaauw and Gerhard Joubert. Works to be performed are the overture to King Lear by Berlioz, Dvorak’s Otello overture and Les Preludes by Liszt along with the Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue and the 1st mvts of the Schumann Piano Concerto and the Prokofiev Piano Concerto no 3. The CPO will also perform while the jury is out.