The legendary Swedish dramatic soprano Birgit Nilsson established a foundation for a prize to be awarded for outstanding achievement in opera and concert.

Birgit Nilsson

2014 Birgit Nilsson Prize
awarded to Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

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Vienna Philharmonic wins Birgit Nilsson Prize

Washington Post
“The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra added a prestigious feather to its cap Wednesday, with the Birgit Nilsson Foundation picking it as this year’s winner of its $1-million prize named after the late Swedish soprano.”
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