Birthday celebration and the Prize announcement

In keeping with tradition, the next Birgit Nilsson Prize recipient will be revealed on Birgit’s birthday and, for the first time, the press meeting will take place at the Birgit Nilsson Museum. By bringing the Prize announcement back to Birgit’s very own roots in South Sweden we have the opportunity to acknowledge and celebrate her complete legacy. Today Birgit Nilsson's legacy includes masterclasses for young singers, an annual Stipendium supporting professional singers at the start of their careers and the much coveted Prize, awarded to artists or institutions…

Birthday celebration and the Prize announcement

The Court singer Hillevi Martin Pelto leads this year’s Master Class at Birgit Nilsson Museum

Soprano Hillevi Martinpelto debuted at the Royal Opera in Stockholm as Cio Cio San in Madame Butterfly and has since performed on most of the world’s leading opera and concert hall stages, for example in Berlin, Munich, Cologne, Dresden, Leipzig, Salzburg, Vienna, Milan, Florence, Rome, Amsterdam, Brussels, Edinburgh, London (where she participated in 8 Proms at the Royal Albert Hall), Glyndebourne, New York, Los Angeles, Cleveland, Tokyo and Hong Kong. She has worked with conductors such as Sir John Eliot…

The Court singer Hillevi Martin Pelto leads this year’s Master Class at Birgit Nilsson Museum

Wonderful feature about Birgit Nilsson in Opernwelt

This summer Opernwelt visited the Birgit Nilsson Museum and hiked around the Bjare Penninsula in Birgit’s footsteps. The resulting feature entitled “Brünnhilde from Båstad” is a wonderful portrait of both La Nilsson’s roots and legacy. The barn is divided into three parts: At the two ends are the brick boxes for the pigs, while in the middle there is enough space and feeding troughs for the cattle. During the day, they graze on the green meadows that stretch across the…

Wonderful feature about Birgit Nilsson in Opernwelt

Inauguration of the Birgit Nilsson Hall at Kulturhuset Ravinen

Bjärebygden's first concert hall was inaugurated today with a grand performance in a packed auditorium. Opera singer Gitta-Maria Sjöberg, also chairman of the Birgit Nilsson Society, opened the inauguration commenting:- A wonderful room! Art and culture are a necessity of life, both for the individual and society at large. Congratulations Båstad! Congratulations Sweden!It was also announced that the new performance venue will be name the "Birgit Nilsson Hall", after the region’s very own opera star.For the inauguration, the audience was…

Inauguration of the Birgit Nilsson Hall at Kulturhuset Ravinen

Birgit Nilsson-days has started!

The week begins with Master Class and on Tuesday and Wednesday you can follow parts of the teaching via live streaming. All live streaming throughout the week is free and all links can be found at www.birgitnilssondagarna.se

Birgit Nilsson-days has started!

Ticket release Birgit Nilsson-Days 1/7

The Birgit Nilsson Days 2021, 9-14 August, will be held for the fourth year in a row in the big opera star's home region in Västra Karup. Limited number of tickets for the concerts in Västra Karup's church. The week begins on 9–12 August, with Birgit Nilsson Master Class for new promising opera singers and led by soprano Miah Persson. The work culminates in a concert in Västra Karup's church on 12 August. Soprano Johanna Wallroth will be presented with…

Ticket release Birgit Nilsson-Days 1/7

Live-stream Events and videos

Here we collect all our streamed events and happenings so you can experience them exactly when you want, all year round and how many times you want! 202217 May birthday celebration Birgit Nilsson Museum Birgit Nilsson-Days 202211 August Master Class concert Birgit Nilsson-hall, Ravinen, Båstad 12 August Birgit Nilsson-stipendium concert i Västra Karups church 13 August Gala Concert Birgit Nilsson Museum 2021 17 May birthday celebration Birgit Nilsson Museum Birgit Nilsson-Days 2021 10 August Master Class training  Birgit Nilsson Museum…

Live-stream Events and videos