Competition 2021

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Important dates

Last day to apply:

You get the answer on the application:

Last day to change your application:

June 10


June 11-13

First round

June 14-16

Second round

June 17

Orchestra Rehearsal

June 18

Final Concert with Prize giving ceremony



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.