Nominations for the Nordic Council Music Prize 2015

30.05.15 | News
De nominerede til Nordisk Råds musikpris 2015
The 11 nominees for the Nordic Council Music Prize 2015 have been announced at the Bergen International Festival. Over half of them were present to help mark the 50th anniversary of the prestigious prize.

The nominees are:

 

DENMARK Michala Petri, recorder player

HVAD, electronic musician FINLAND Kimmo Pohjonen, accordion

Apocalyptica, heavy metal cello ensemble THE FAROE ISLANDS

Hamferð, doom metal band ICELAND The Reykjavík Chamber Orchestra, orchestra

Elfa Rún Kristinsdóttir, violinist

 

NORWAY Dans Les Arbres, quartet

Tora Augestad, mezzosoprano SWEDEN Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzosoprano

Svante Henryson, bassist and composer

 

The winner of the DKK 350,000 Nordic Council Music Prize 2015 will be announced in Reykjavik on 27 October during the Session of the Nordic Council.