Competition 2008

Final June 13 2008. De Geerhallen, Norrköping

Thanks to all the visitors and participants in the Wilhelm Stenhammar International Music Competition this year. Here you can find the prizewinners and information about the jury. We hope you will return next time!

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Portrait of a woman

Layla Claire

Canada, soprano

Third Prize

Portrait of a woman

Iulia-Elena Surdu

Romania, soprano

Winner

Portrait of a man

Johan Wållberg

Sweden, baritone

Second prize

Other prizewinners

Ann-Kristin Jones

Sweden, mezzosoprano

Forth Prize

Finalists

Sara Andersson

Sweden, soprano

Layla Claire

Canada, soprano

Third Prize

Ann-Kristin Jones

Sweden, mezzosoprano

Forth Prize

Fredrik af Klint

Sweden, baritone

Evgeny Nagovitsyn

Russia, tenor

Aleksandra Popandopulo

Russia, soprano

Yngve Soeberg

Norway, baritone

Iulia-Elena Surdu

Romania, soprano

Winner

Johan Wållberg

Sweden, baritone

Second prize

Jury

Kerstin Meyer, Sweden (ordförande) – Mezzosoprano, Royal Court Singer
Nader Abbassi, Egypt – Conductor, Artistic Director at Cairo Opera House
Marc Clemeur, Belgium – Artistic Director at The Vlaamske Opera, Antwepen
Maria de Francesca Cavazza, Italy – Soprano, Professor at University of Music and Performing Arts, Munich
Alfio Grasso, Italy – Baritone
Olga Kondina, Russia – Soprano, Professor at State Conservatory, Saint Petersburg
Catarina Ligendza, Sweden – Soprano, Kammersängerin
Zhao Yun Hong, China – Soprano, Professor, Beijing
Manfred Jung, Germany – Tenor, Conductor