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Wilhelm Stenhammar International Music Competition
Wilhelm Stenhammar International Music Competition
ABOUT THIS COMPETITION
Wilhelm Stenhammar International Music Competition (WSIMC) was started in 2006 in Norrköping, Sweden, by Sonja Stenhammar and has since been held every second year. Contestants are required to perform a work of Wilhelm Stenhammar, the famous Swedish composer.
MAIN OFFICE
Holmengatan 14
602 32 Norrköping
SWEDEN
+46 11 218668 +46 11 218669 cell +46 706167806 cell +46 730356854
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ELIGIBILITY
Critera:
6 opera arias from different periods, 2 from WSIMC obligatory repertoire
3 arias from oratorio,passion, mass, cantata or concert aria repertoire
4 Lieder/songs in different styles
1 piece by Wilhelm Stenhammar
ARTISTIC DISCIPLINE(S)
Voice
DETAILS
Travel Covered? No
Frequency Biennial
First prize €10,000 to €50,000
Smallest prize Less than €5,000
Additional prizes Performances
Jury chair(s) TBD
Additional jurors Nader Abbassi, conductor, Kairo/Geneva
Georges Delnon, opera director, Hamburg, Germany
Göran Gademan, casting director, Gothenburg, Sweden
Franziska Maria Kaiser, casting director, Copenhagn, Denmark
Olga Kondina, soprano/professor, Sankt Petersburg, Russia
Karin Veres, soprano/former artistic director, Norrköping Symphony Orchestra, Sweden
One more jury member will be named.
Jury size 6 to 10
Application deadline February 15, 2020
SEMIFINALS (live rounds)
June 6-8, 2020, Louis de Geer Concert Hall, Norrkoping, Sweden
FINALS (live rounds)
June 10, 2020, 6 pm-9 pm, Louis de Geer Concert Hall, Norrköping, Sweden—finals and awards ceremony
COMPETITION OPEN TO THE PUBLIC?
Semifinals Semifinals streamed
Finals Finals streamed
PAST COMPETITION WINNERS
2018 Yohan Kim, tenor, South Korea
2016 Christina Nilsson, soprano, Sweden
2014 Chrystal E Williams, mezzosoprano, USA
2012 Daniel Johansson, tenor, Sweden and Alexandra Popandopulo, soprano, Russia
2010 Jeasig Lee, tenor, South Korea
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