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29.10.19 | News

Here are the winners of the Nordic Council prizes 2019

Jonas Eika, Kristin Roskifte, May el-Toukhy, Maren Louise Käehne, Caroline Blanco, René Ezra, and Gyða Valtýsdóttir received the 2019 Nordic Council Prizes at an awards ceremony broadcast live from the Stockholm Concern Hall on Tuesday evening. Greta Thunberg chose not to accept the pr...

29.10.19 | News

Gyða Valtýsdóttir has won the 2019 Nordic Council Music Prize

Icelandic performer and multi-instrumentalist Gyða Valtýsdóttir has won the 2019 Nordic Council Music Prize for her distinctive vocals, instrumental inventiveness, and highly personal charm underline a dignified craftsmanship.

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Prize winner 2011

The Swedish composer and saxophonist Mats Gustafsson has won the Nordic Council Music Prize 2011.

Prizewinner 2010

The Nordic Council Music Prize 2010 goes to the Norwegian composer Lasse Thoresen, for "Opus 42".

Prize winner 2009

This year’s prestigious Nordic Council Music Prize goes to the Finnish musician and star clarinettist Kari Kriikku.

Prize winner 2008

The Danish composer Peter Bruun has won this year's Nordic Council Music Prize for the opera 'Miki Alone'.

Prize winner 2007

The Eric Ericson Chamber Choir from Stockholm was awarded the Nordic Council Music Prize 2007.

Prize winner 2006

The Norwegian composer Natasha Barrett was awarded the Nordic Council Music Prize 2006 for the electro-acoustic work ‘...fetters...’. That year’s 12 nominations consisted of Nordic works ...

Prizewinner 2005

Cikada is known far beyond the borders of Norway for its repertoire, consisting partly of Nordic and partly of international contemporary music.

Prize winner 2004

The Nordic Council Music Prize 2004 was awarded to the Icelandic composer Haukur Tómasson for his music for the opera "Gudrun's 4th Song" about Gudrun who takes such fearso...

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Johanna Grüssner

Johanna Grüssner is one of 13 artists to be nominated for the 2019 Nordic Council Music Prize.

Joakim Milder

Joakim Milder is one of 13 artists to be nominated for the 2019 Nordic Council Music Prize.

Bengt Forsberg

Bengt Forsberg is one of 13 artists to be nominated for the 2019 Nordic Council Music Prize.

Grete Pedersen

Grete Pedersen is one of the 13 artists nominated for the Nordic Council Music Prize 2019.

Elias Akselsen

Elias Akselsen is one of the 13 artists nominated for the Nordic Council Music Prize 2019.

Sæunn Thorsteinsdóttir

Sæunn Thorsteinsdóttir is one of the 13 artists nominated for the Nordic Council Music Prize 2019.

Gyða Valtýsdóttir

Gyða Valtýsdóttir (G Y D A) is one of the 13 artists nominated for the Nordic Council Music Prize 2019.

Da Bartali Crew

Da Bartali Crew is one of 13 artists nominated for the Nordic Council Music Prize 2019.

Rúni Brattaberg

Rúni Brattaberg is one of the 13 artists nominated for the 2019 Nordic Council Music Prize.

SVÄNG

SVÄNG is one of 13 artists nominated for the Nordic Council Music Prize 2019.

Kreeta-Maria Kentala

Kreeta-Maria Kentala is one of 13 artists nominated for the Nordic Council Music Prize 2019.

Christina Åstrand

Christina Åstrand is one of 13 artists nominated for the Nordic Council Music Prize 2019.

Lars Karlsson

Nominated for the work “Sju sånger till text av Pär Lagerkvist”

Vinder af Nordisk Råds musikpris, Gyða Valtýsdóttir
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Vinder af Nordisk Råds musikpris, Gyða Valtýsdóttir
Nordic Council prizes
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Nordic Council Prize Ceremony
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Gyða Valtýsdóttir. vinnare av Nordiska rådets musikpris 2019
Joakim Milder
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Bengt Forsberg
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Bengt Forsberg
Grete Pedersen
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Grete Pedersen
Elias Akselsen
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Sæunn Thorsteinsdóttir
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The nominees of the 2019 Nordic Council Music Prize
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About the Nordic Council Music Prize

The Nordic Council Music Prize is awarded for musicianship of the highest standard, to a piece by a living composer one year and to an ensemble or group the next.