Competition Final: Sept 9

Don't miss the competition's thrilling final in Grieghallen on 9 September!


The Edvard Grieg Museum Troldhaugen hosts the 16th International Edvard Grieg Piano Competition, with the final round being performed for the public in 'Grieghallen', accompanied by Edward Gardner and the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra.

An august jury and high-stakes prizes guarantee stiff competition and dazzling performances. Three finalists will perform their selected piano concertos with the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, and compete for the three prizes of 30.000, 20.000 and 10.000 euros. The audience is invited to vote for the Audience Prize, and the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra will present the Orchestra’s Prize.

The concert starts with Refrain I from Different Stories (2018) by Ørjan Matre. Our concert host for the evening is Tora Augestad. 

Sunday 9 September at 18:00 in Grieghallen, Bergen

Candidates performing: 

Matyáš Novák from Czech Republic
Robert Schumann: Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54

Ryoma Takagi from Japan
Sergei Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18

Alexey Trushechkin from Russia
Edvard Grieg: Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16

Edward Gardner - conductor
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra

Booking and tickets

Adults: NOK 495/445/365
Students/children: NOK 100

For booking of tickets, go to this site

Stiftelsen Kristian Gerhard Jebsen is the main sponsor and the exclusive private contributor to The International Edvard Grieg Piano Compeition.

Conductor Edward Gardner, Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra.