Øresunds Solist

All competitions
Date TBA
Ishøj, Denmark
Strings | Woodwind Instruments

The first edition of this yearly competition took place in 2002 with the aim of giving young musicians from Denmark and Sweden the opportunity to cultivate their talent on a professional level and to strengthen the cultural cooperation in the Øresund Region (the transnational region centered on the cities of Copenhagen and Malmo).

The competition is open to string and winds players from 12 to 21 years old from Denmark and Sweden. It is an independent music organization, cooperating with music schools in Denmark and Sweden, orchestras, conservatories, and major music institutions in different countries. The competition patrons are the Danish violinist Nikolaj Znaider and the Swedish trumpeter Håkan Hardenberger. Although it covers two countries, this competition is classified by EMCY as a national competition



Øresunds Solist


The participants should be up to 21 years old.
Rounds in Denmark and Sweden with final in Copenhagen



Every year

Next deadline

TBA November 2022


Online application at this link.


Participants must be under 21 years old. A piece of music with a maximum duration of six minutes has to be performed either solo or accompanied by piano. It is possible to play the same piece throughout the whole competition but it is also an option to perform different pieces. A finalist prize is given to the participants in the final round who do not win 1st prize or 2nd prize.


1st Prize: 8000 DK

2nd Prize: 4000 DK

All semi-finalists and finalists receive 1000 DK


Visit original competition page www.oresunds-solist.com

Prize winners

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