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Eric Ericson Award, for young choir conductors 2021

Eric Ericson Award, the world’s most prestigious competition for young choir conductors, will be held in 2021

The Swedish Radio, in collaboration with the Royal Swedish Academy of Music and the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), reinstates the Eric Ericson Award, an international competition for young choir conductors. The competition will take place in October 2021 in the Swedish Radio concert hall, Berwaldhallen, in Stockholm for the first time since 2009. The prize money amounts to SEK 150,000 and the winner will also have the opportunity to work with 11 prominent radio choirs within the EBU in upcoming concert seasons. Altogether, this makes the Eric Ericson Award the most prestigious competition for choir conductors in the world.

Applications for the Eric Ericson Award 2021 are submitted through The competition is open to all choir conductors under 35 years of age. Last day for registrations is April 1st, 2021.
Closing date: April 1st, 2021.