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 15, 2020

You get the answer on the application:

March 29, 2020

Last day to change your application:

March 31, 2020

June 3-5

First round

June 6-8

Second round

June 9

Orchestra Rehearsal

June 10

Final Concert with Prize giving ceremony

Rules

Jury

Nader Abbassi Cairo/Geneva

Georges Delnon Hamburg

Göran Gademan Gothenburg

Franziska Maria Kaiser Copenhagen

Peter Mario Katona London

Olga Kondina St Petersburg

Karin Veres Gothenburg

Prizes & engagements

  • First prize: 120 000 SEK

  • Second prize: 60 000 SEK

  • Third prize: 40 000 SEK

  • 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.


Engagements

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