Competition 2020

June 2 – 10, 2020. De Geerhallen, Norrköping

We invite you to apply for participation in WSIMC, the eight day music festival for classical music in Norrköping, Sweden.

The application opens on December 15 and we need your application by February 15, 2020. Changes to the notified program can be made until 1 May 2020 with the login details you receive at the registration. The obligatory repertoire is available here and the the music for works by Wilhelm Stenhammar here.

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Important dates

Last day to apply:

February 17, 2020

You get the answer on the application:

April 1, 2020

Last day to change your application:

May 1, 2020

June 3-5

First round

June 6-8

Second round

June 9

Orchestra Rehearsal

June 10

Final Concert with Prize giving ceremony



Nader Abbassi Cairo/Geneva

Georges Delnon Hamburg

Göran Gademan Gothenburg

Franziska Maria Kaiser Copenhagen

Olga Kondina St Petersburg

Karin Veres Gothenburg

One more jurymember will be engaged.

Prizes & engagements

  • First prize: 120 000 SEK

  • Second prize: 60 000 SEK

  • Third prize: 50 000 SEK "Östgöta prize"

  • Audience´s prize 20 000 SEK

  • Mozart prize 10 000 SEK

  • Stenhammar prize 10 000 SEK for the best interpretation of Wilhelm Stenhammar songs.

  • According to Swedish fiscal legislation, 15% tax will be deducted from the prize.

    The prize-giving ceremony will be held after the Final Concert and after the Jury meeting. Each prize-winner must be present to receive his/her prize in person.


The finalists in the competition can be offered different engagements. The engagements will be added after the competition  but one engagement is always offered through the Norrköping Symphony Orchestra.