Meet the Team

The Queen Sonja Singing 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 Council of Oslo, private funds and other donors. 

Lars Hallvard Flæten

Lars Hallvard Flæten

Executive Director

Ane Wadd-Oseth

Ane Wadd-Oseth

Project Manager

Board of Directors

Bernt Bauge – Chair
Trine Danjalsson
Lars Petter Hagen
Ann-Helen Moen
Marie Louise Sunde


Frederik Zimmer, The Lindeman Foundation
Joachim Kwetzinsky, National Federation of Norwegian Musical Artists
Arild Erikstad, Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation
Anna Einarsson, Oslo National Academy of the Arts
Geir Bergkastet, The Norwegian National Opera & Ballet
Knut Skansen, Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra
Astrid Kvalbein, Norwegian Academy of Music


Hurd Økonomi & Regnskap AS


Flattum & Co

Contact information

Queen Sonja Singing Competition
Haakon VIIs gate 2
0161 Oslo