The theme for this year is a composition with a clear structure and form as well as elements created during the performance. The work must be of the highest artistic standard and original for its genre.
The nominated works are:
“Balladeering-Time-December Song” by Jakob Bro
“Black Box Music” by Simon Steen-Andersen
“Jong” by Lotta Wennäkoski
“Eerik XIV” by Mikko Heiniö & Juha Siltanen
The Faroe Islands
“Barbara” by Tróndur Bogason
“Solar5: Journey to the Center of Sound” by Hugi Guðmundsson, Hilmar Jensson, Sverrir Guðjónsson, Matthias Hemstock and with interactive visuals by Joshue Ott.
“Undir tekur yfir” by Hildur Gudnaðóttir
“Constructing Jungle Books” by Øyvind Torvund
“Lion” by Marius Neset
“Frames in transit” by Jesper Nordin
“Ice Concerto” by Fredrik Högberg
The winner will be announced and awarded at a prize ceremony in Stockholm on 29 October in conjunction with the Nordic Council Session.