Period: 15 – 18 November 2021
Age limit: Below 31 years at the time of the competition
Application closing date: 1 June 2021
Jury Leader: Julian Rachlin
1st prize: 160 000 NOK (approximately 15 000 €) and a soloist engagement with Trondheim Symfoniorkester & Opera. A recital in cooperation with The International Edvard Grieg Piano Competition in Bergen.
2nd prize: 50 000 NOK
3rd prize: 25 000 NOK
In addition "Finn Audun Oftedal Memorial Scholarship" will be awarded best Norwegian candidate of the final rounds.
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Princess Astrid International Music Competition is held biennially, disciplines alternating between violin and conducting. Trondheim Symfoniorkester & Opera is the organizer, and Her Highness Princess Astrid Mrs Ferner of Norway is patron of the competition. The competition is supported by the Norwegian Ministry of Culture.
Åse Våg Aaknes, project manager