Competition 2022

June 9 - 17, 2022 De Geerhallen, Norrköping

WSIMC 2022 – the only competition in Sweden for classical singing. The competition is internationally well known, especially for it’s high artistic level.

Welcome to a eight day long music festival in Norrköping – you can listen to excellent opera singers! The competition days has free entrance.

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, 2022

You get the answer on the application:

April 1, 2022

Last day to change your application:

May 1, 2022

June 9


June 10-12

Rond 1

June 13-15

Rond 2

June 16

Rehearsal with finalists and The Norrköping Symphony Orchestra

June 17

Final Concert with Prize giving ceremony



Nader Abbassi Cairo/Geneva

Georges Delnon Hamburg

Göran Gademan Gothenburg

Franziska Maria Kaiser Copenhagen

Erki Pehk, Pärnu

Paolo Pinamonti, Macerata

Karin Veres Gothenburg


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.