1st prize: € 50 000
2nd prize: € 10 000
3rd prize: € 5 000
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 an original artwork piece made by HM Queen Sonja.

The 2nd and 3rd prize winners will receive a diploma with a print of HM Queen Sonja’s original artwork.


Many previous prize-winners and participants have 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 competition.

Previous participants have received concert engagements with the following Norwegian institutions:
Oslo Chamber Music Festival
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
Opera Rogaland
Operaen i Kristiansund
Opera Østfold
Opera Nordfjord
Oslo Filharmonien