Awards

1956 Princess Astrid's Music Prize
   
1962 Harriet Cohen International Music Award, London
   
1973 Edvard Grieg Prize
   
1975 Festival-prize, Bergen International Festival
   
1978 Peer Gynt Award
   
1994 City of Oslo Culture Prize
   
1994 Commander of the Royal Norwegian Order of St. Olav
   
1996 Norwegian Arts Council Special Award
   
1996 Honorary Doctorate (Doctor Art Honoris Causa)
Trondheim University
   
1997 Honorary Citizen of Trondheim
   
2004 Fartein Valen Prize
   
2004 Ole Bull Prize
   
2005 Commander of the Royal Norwegian Order of St. Olav with Star
   
2007 Anders Jahres Culture Prize