Stiftelsen Kristian Gerhard Jebsen

The 15th International Edvard Grieg Piano Competition

 

The 15th International Edvard Grieg Piano Competition was held in Bergen, Norway, October 11-18, 2014. Stiftelsen Kristian Gerhard Jebsen  was the main sponsor and the exclusive private contributor to the competition in 2016. The total contribution from the foundation was 3.8 MNOK.

29 outstanding young pianists from 14 countries will participate. The first rounds of the competition will be held at Troldhaugen, Grieg’s picturesque and well-preserved home set on a hill overlooking Lake Nordås in Bergen. The final round of the competition will be held at the Grieg Hall, where the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra will accompany the finalists. All performances at Troldhaugen are streamed live during the competition.


Edvard Griegs home Troldhaugen. Photo: Edvard Grieg Piano Competition