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Tom Wilhelmsen Opera and Ballet Prize

The Tom Wilhelmsen Opera and Ballet Prize (Norwegian: Tom Wilhelmsens Opera og Ballettpris) is the main opera and ballet prize of Norway, awarded by the philanthropic Tom Wilhelmsen Foundation in honour of shipping magnate Tom Wilhelmsen through a donation from the billionaire Wilhelmsen family, owners of Norway's largest shipping company Wilh. Wilhelmsen. It includes an annual monetary prize of over 50,000 euro.[1][2]

LaureatesEdit

  • 2009: Maiko Nishino and Eli Kristin Hansveen
  • 2010: Silas Henriksen
  • 2011: Marita Kvarving Sølvberg
  • 2012: Yngve Søberg and Eugenie Skilnand
  • 2013: Audun Iversen and Camilla Spidsøe Cohen
  • 2014: Yolander Correa
  • 2015: Ingeborg Gillebo
  • 2016: Operaorkestret
  • 2017: Melissa Hough and Adrian Angelico

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