The next Birgit Nilsson Prize will take place in October 2018 – the jubilee year! Updates will follow.

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

Vienna Phil to Use Nilsson Prize to Digitize Archives

Musical America
“There were two surprises surrounding the 2014 Birgit Nilsson Prize, awarded Oct. 8 in a gala affair in Stockholm’s Concert Hall to the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra.”
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