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Programme

The Queen Sonja International Music Competition 2023

Oslo, 15-26 August

 

International Competition

Opening Ceremony
Wednesday 16 August
6.00 pm Oslo City Hall
Host: Oslo council by Mayor Marianne Borgen

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Preliminary rounds
Thursday 17 and Friday 18 August
Main Stage, Oslo National Academy of the Arts
11.00 am - 12.30 pm
1.45 pm - 3.00 pm
3.30 pm - 5.00 pm
20 contestants each day
The results will be announced at approximately 8.00 pm on Friday 18 August 

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Semi-final
Sunday 20 August
Main Stage, Oslo National Academy of the Arts
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
Saturday 26 August
7.00 pm (6.45 pm) Main House, The Norwegian National Opera & Ballet
6 finalists perform opera arias with the Norwegian National Opera Orchestra

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Masterclasses 

Tuesday 22 August
Oslo National Academy of the Arts
Masterclass in stagecraft

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Wednesday 23 August
Oscarshall Palace
Vocal masterclass
In collaboration with the Royal Court

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Career development

Saturday 19 August
10.00 am Oslo National Academy of the Arts
Participants who are not admitted to the semi-final meet the jury members for feedback

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Monday 21 August
Participants who are not admitted to the final meet the jury members for feedback

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Monday 21 August
Panel discussion with jury members and casting representatives

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Tuesday 22 August
Oslo National Academy of the Arts
Career development sessions

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Wednesday 23 August
Oslo National Academy of the Arts
Career development sessions

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Concerts

Friday 25 August
5.00 pm Oscarshall Palace
Concert with previous prize-winner
In collaboration with the Royal Court

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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

All other events: Free entry

 

 

 
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