Applications are now invited for the prestigious biennial York Early Music International Young Artists Competition. This is recognised as a major international platform for emerging talent in the early music world and attracts ensembles from all over the globe. It offers a major boost to young professional careers with opportunities for performance, recording and broadcasting and international exposure – see Prizes . The competition takes place as part of York Early Music Festival. The closing date for applications is 17th January 2017. All the details are on the NCEM website.