Trondheim Symfoniorkester

APPLICATION

PRINCESS ASTRID INTERNATIONAL MUSIC COMPETITION 2020: VIOLIN

Trondheim Symfoniorkester & Opera invites talented violinists from all over the world to apply to enter the 21st Princess Astrid International Music Competition.  

PERIOD: 12 - 15 OCTOBER 2020 
AGE LIMIT: below 30
LOCATION: Trondheim, Norway 
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 5 June 2020 08:00 (CET)

COMPETITION REPERTOIRE HERE

APPLICATION FORM HERE


PLEASE NOTE: THERE ARE SOME CHANGES TO THE APPLICATION REGULATIONS DUE TO THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK. READ OUR SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT HERE.


APPLICATION INFORMATION

The candidate must give mandatory information such as name, date of birth, nationality, address and e-mail, as well as upload a CV, biography, artist picture and two application videos.

By submitting an application the candidate automatically agrees to the Rules and Regulations of Princess Astrid IMC 2020, and is obliged to follow these throughout the competition. 

Application videos The applicant must provide two video links in accordance with the repertoire requirements, and with accompaniment. The recording must not be more than two years old. The candidate must be clearly visible, filmed from the front and not from a far distance. Both sound and picture quality should be of a high standard. Edited videos are not allowed. The video heading should contain the name of the violinist as well as the title of the piece.

Application fee A non-refundable application fee of 25 EUR is to be paid when submitting the application.

PRIZES: 

1st prize: 160 000 NOK (approximately 16 000 EUR) and a soloist engagement with Trondheim Symfoniorkester & Opera.  A recital at Edvard Grieg's home Troldhaugen in cooperation with 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. 



For inquiries contact aase@tso.no