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.

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Ticket sales for award ceremony of The Birgit Nilsson Prize to open

On 4 August 2009, ticket sales for the first award ceremony of the Birgit Nilsson Prize will start on The festive ceremony will take place at the Royal Swedish Opera in Stockholm on 13 October 2009 in the presence of the Royal Family and the designated winner Plácido Domingo. The musical programme stars soprano Nina Stemme and the conductor Gregor Bühl.

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