“It's not just the idea that makes this competition so special. It is also the international networking (...) the contact to opera houses and directors across Europe that made this prize a reality. "
The patron is the head of the Hessian State Chancellery.
With the EOP, Camerata Nuova is obviously on the right track. Many prizewinners of the past years are now working successfully as directors worldwide. The EOP is under the patronage of the head of the Hessian State Chancellery in Wiesbaden, Minister of State Axel Wintermeyer.