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The Queen Sonja International Music Competition is organised as a non-profit foundation. The Board of Directors is the Competition’s highest governing body. The Council is a consultative body for the Board. 

The Norwegian Ministry of Culture is the Competition’s main contributor. The foundation also receives support from the City of Oslo, private funds and other donors. 

Board of Directors

Einar Solbu - Chair
Stein Olav Henrichsen 
Birger Magnus
Ingrid Stange
Randi Stene


Lars Hallvard Flæten, Executive Director
Ane Wadd-Oseth, Project Coordinator


Nitsche & Borgting


Partner Revisjon


Frederik Zimmer, The Lindeman Foundation - Leader
Toril Carlsen, National Federation of Norwegian Musical Soloists
Arild Erikstad, Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation
Mira Bartov, Oslo National Academy of the Arts
Nils Are Karstad Lysø, The Norwegian National Opera & Ballet
Ingrid Røynesdal, Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra
Peter Tornquist, Norwegian Academy of Music

Contact information

The Queen Sonja International Music Competiton
Universitetsgaten 14
0164 Oslo

Telephone: +47 22 99 21 05 
e-mail: post [at] qsimc.no

The Queen Sonja International Music Competiton is a member of: 

Lise Davidsen in the 2015 semifinal.
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