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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Tickets for the Birgit Nilsson Prize ceremony on sale June 3, 2014

On April 9, 2014, Birgit Nilsson Foundation President Rutbert Reisch announced that the Birgit Nilsson Prize for 2014 will be awarded to the VIENNA PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA at the Concert Hall in Stockholm on October 8, 2014. This award will be given in the presence of H.M. King Carl XVI Gustaf and H.M. Queen Silvia. A limited amount of tickets will go on public sale on June 3, 2014 at 11:00 and will be sold via the Concert Hall’s web site and ticket office.

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