The 2023 Birgit Nilsson Stipendium is awarded to Swedish mezzo-soprano Ida Ränzlöv, who receives 200.000 Swedish Crowns (c. 18.000 Euro). Ida Ränzlöv studied at the Malmö Academy of Music and Royal College of Music Opera Studio in London, graduating in 2018. She joined the Staatsoper Stuttgart as an ensemble member in 2019.

First presented by Birgit Nilsson in 1973, the Stipendium has supported 46 young Swedish singers over the last 50 years, including artists such as Nina Stemme, Malin Byström, Hillevi Martinpelto, Anna Larsson and John Lundgren.

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