Grand Prix de l’Orgue – Armagh (Irlande du Nord)

du 19 au 21 août 2019
Grand Prix international d’Orgue – Irlande du Nord / NORTHERN IRELAND INTERNATIONAL ORGAN COMPETITION 2019 – Armagh

The Northern Ireland International Organ Competition (NIIOC) 2019 will take place Monday 19 – Wednesday 21 August in the cathedral city of Armagh.

The competition jury will be chaired by Martin Baker, Master of Music at Westminster Cathedral in London and President of the Royal College of Organists. He will be joined as guest adjudicator by New Zealand-born Katherine Dienes-Williams, Organist and Master of the Choristers at Guildford Cathedral, Surrey. David Hill, music director of the Bach Choir, London, principal conductor of the Schola Cantorum at Yale College, Connecticut, US and artistic director of the Charles Wood Summer School, Armagh, which runs concurrently with NIIOC, completes the jury.

The 2019 competition will see the second award of the Dame Gillian Weir Medal for the most outstanding performance of one work by a performer in the senior category of the competition. The medal will again use the design made in collaboration with Belfast College of Art by jewellery and silversmithing specialist Declan Coyle from Londonderry. The inaugural award was made in 2018 to Donal McCann from Belfast, currently organ scholar at King’s College, Cambridge.

NIIOC is for organists aged 21 and under. It offers substantial monetary prizes, prestigious recital opportunities and masterclasses with leading organists across the globe.

The closing date for entries for all three categories is Friday 19 July 2019 at 6pm

Informations et inscriptions :
More information and downloadable application forms can be found on the competition website
or contact the competition organisers by email info(AT)

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