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The Queen Sonja International Music Competition 2021

While the world is in a global pandemic, The Queen Sonja International Music Competition is still aiming to host a sparkling competition in 2021. To accommodate for the ongoing travel restrictions in Norway and on other parts of the world, the competition dates have been moved to later this year.

14th and 15th  August
Live online digital preliminary rounds
40 contestants

24th October, Oslo
12 contestants

20th November, Bergen 
Finals concert
6 finalists performing operatic arias
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Grieghallen
Conductor: Sir Mark Elder 


Should the pandemic cause any further restrictions, alternative solutions and dates for the semifinals and finals may be considered.


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