Period: 9 -12 SEPT 2024
Age limit: Below 30 years at the time of the competition
Location: Trondheim, Norway
- 160 000 NOK
- Concert engagement with Trondheim Symfoniorkester & Opera
- 50 000 NOK
- 25 000 NOK
"Finn Audun Oftedal Memorial Scholarship" is awarded the best Norwegian candidate.
Princess Astrid International Music Competition is held biennially in Trondheim (Norway), disciplines alternating between violin and conducting. Trondheim Symfoniorkester & Opera is owner and host of the competition.
Assembling a distinguished jury and highly talented candidates, the Princess Astrid IMC provides showcase opportunities for young classical artists as well as engaging concerts to its audience.
Inaugurated in 1953 Princess Astrid IMC is the longest running music competition in Norway. The aim of the competition is to provide career opportunities for young talented classical artists. Throughout the years many of its laureates have gone on to becoming internationally renowned musicians and soloists.
The competition has since 1956 enjoyed the royal patronage of Her Highness Princess Astrid Mrs Ferner of Norway, and it is also supported by the Norwegian Ministry of Culture.
Member of World Federation of International Music Competitions.
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Åse Våg Aaknes, project manager
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