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First prize winner 2013 Kristina Mhktyrian and H.M. Queen Sonja


1st Prize: € 50 000
2nd Prize: € 10 000
3rd Prize: € 5 000
Two Finalist Prizes: € 1 500
Lied Prize: € 1 500
The Ingrid Bjoner Scholarship (awarded to the best Norwegian participant): NOK 100 000

The 1st Prize winner will receive a diploma and original artwork made by H.M. Queen Sonja.

The 2nd and 3rd Prize winners will receive a diploma with a print of H.M. Queen Sonja's original artwork. 


QSIMC prizewinners are offered soloist engagements for QSIMC prizewinner concerts. Many previous prizewinners have also been offered engagements with leading Norwegian musical institutions. Furthermore, international agents, artist managers, casting directors, orchestral programme managers and other music industry representatives are present during the final stages of the Competition.

Previous participants have received concert engagements with the following Norwegian institutions:
The Norwegian National Opera & Ballet
Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra
The Norwegian Radio Orchestra
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra
Stavanger Symphony Orchestra
Trondheim Symphony Orchestra
Kristiansand Symphony Orchestra
Arctic Philharmonic
Bergen International Festival
Trondheim Chamber Music Festival
Elverum Festival
Bergen National Opera

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