NEW YORK (Jan. 20)
Two aspiring Israeli musicians are among 12 semi-finalists from seven nations who will compete in the seventh annual Dimitri Mitropoulos International Music Competition here next week. Avi Ostrowsky and Uri Segal were among the 12 who emerged from 30 hours of symphonic conducting trials at Carnegie Hall. The competition is sponsored by the Women’s Division of the Federation of Jewish Philanthropies. Other semi-finalists represent the United States, Italy, France, West Germany, Brazil and Bulgaria.