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Programme

The Queen Sonja International Music Competition 2019

Oslo, 13 - 23 August

Bergen, 3 October



  International Competition

Opening Ceremony

Wednesday 14 August

6.00 pm Oslo City Hall

Host: Oslo council by Mayor Marianne Borgen

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Preliminary rounds

Thursday 15 and Friday 16 August

Lindeman Concert Hall, the Norwegian Academy of Music

11.00 am - 12.30 pm
1.55 pm - 3.00 pm
3.30 pm - 4.45 pm

20 contestants each day 

The results will be announced at approximately 8.00 pm on Friday 11 August 

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Semifinal

Sunday 18 August

Lindeman Concert Hall, the Norwegian Academy of Music

1.00 pm - 2.20 pm
3.00 pm - 4.20 pm
5.00 pm - 6.20 pm

12 contestants

The results will be announced at approximately 8.00 pm

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Final concert

Friday 23 August

7.00 pm (6.45 pm) Main House, The Norwegian National Opera & Ballet

Five finalists perform opera arias with The Norwegian National Opera Orchestra

Conductor: John Helmer Fiore

H.M. Queen Sonja presents the prizes.

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Masterclasses

Monday 19 August

4.00 pm Oslo National Academy of the Arts

Masterclass in stagecraft 

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Tuesday 20 August

4.00 pm Oscarshall Palace

Vocal masterclass

In collaboration with The Royal Court

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Career development

Saturday 17 August

10.00 am the Norwegian Academy of Music

Participants who are not admitted to the semifinal meet the jury members for feedback

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Monday 19 August

11.00 am Oslo National Academy of the Arts

Participants who are not admitted to the final meet the jury members for feedback

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Monday 19 August

2.00 Oslo National Academy of the Arts

Career advisement for semifinalists, with opera directors, agents and PR expertise

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Concerts

Thursday 22 August

6.00 pm Oscarshall Palace

Concert with a previous QSIMC prizewinner

In collaboration with the Royal Court

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Thursday 3 October

7.30 pm Grieg Concert Hall, Bergen

Opera Gala with up to eight prizewinners

Conductor: Evan Rogister

Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra

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Tickets

Tickets for the final concert at the Norwegian National Opera & Ballet:

+47 21 42 21 21 / www.operaen.no

Events at the Oscarshall Palace and Oslo City Hall:

For invited guests

Tickets for the prizewinner concert in Grieg Concert Hall, Bergen:

www.harmonien.no

All other events: Free entry

 

 

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