The final rounds of the 12th TICC competition was held Saturday 30 September in the Free Mason Hall. The Canadian Rilian Trio won the competition with festival engagements and 15 000 €.
1st prize: 15,000 EURO + festival engagements: Rilian Trio
2nd prize: 10,000 EURO: Trio Tokava
3rd prize: 5,000 EURO: Trio Incendio
Commission Prize 1,000 EURO: Rilian Trio
Audience Prize: Rilian Trio
Jury Special Prize: Trio Tokava
Jury: Anthony Marwood (UK/NL), Anja Lechner (DE), Arisa Fujita (JP), Berit Cardas (NO), Christian Ihle Hadland (NO), Louise Hopkins (UK) and Stefan Mendl (AT)
At the Final, the trios performed music by Schubert and competed for cash prizes worth more than NOK 300,000. In addition, concert engagements were awarded and the winners were given a print by the artist Håvard Homstvedt.
The commission prize is given for the best interpretation of the first performance the commissioned piece Shining Through, which went down very well with the musicians, jury and not least the audience! The piece was written by composer Ellen Lindquist, who was present at all five performances.
The jury had a tough task, there was a consistently high level of performance.
Photo: Gerd Stiberg