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Ensemble Allegria: Premiere of new commission
Nov
16
7:00 PM19:00

Ensemble Allegria: Premiere of new commission

The chamber orchestra Ensemble Allegria will premiere a new piece by me during their concert series NÅ (NOW). Also on the program is 2 of J. S. Bach’s keyboard concertos, with the great Ingrid Andsnes as soloist.

Working title on the piece is “warm. Swarm” - and will continue my investigation of “musical flocking”.

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OsloBiennalen: Opening of OSV (Jan Freuchen, Jonas Major & Sigurd Tenningen)
May
26
11:00 AM11:00

OsloBiennalen: Opening of OSV (Jan Freuchen, Jonas Major & Sigurd Tenningen)

I was asked to create music for the opening of a specially curated sculpture park, consisting of art pieces from Oslo County’s collection. The sculptures where all animal related, which was in some sense reflected in music. I played electronics, and conducted 3 trumpet players by sound cues. The performers were Eivind Lønning, Torstein Lavik Larsen and Thomas Johansson.

photo: Eivind Lønning

photo: Eivind Lønning

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photo: Eivind Lønning

photo: Eivind Lønning

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OsloBiennalen: Pre-premiere of "Kraftbalanse" ("Power Balance") at the City Hall
May
24
5:00 PM17:00

OsloBiennalen: Pre-premiere of "Kraftbalanse" ("Power Balance") at the City Hall

Øystein Wyller Oddens sound art piece, “Kraftbalanse”, has a pre-premiere at the opening reception of the first OsloBiennale. I’ve been working quite a lot with Øystein on this, composing a piece for 5 or 8 strings, and resonating piano. Very happy to be part of this, which - beside being recorded - will have it’s real premiere during the Ultima Festival in September. The performers are from the great chamber orchestra Allegria.

I will also work with the whole ensemble on a commissioned work later this year.

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OLDER POSTS - 2017 + 2016
Jan
1
to Dec 31

OLDER POSTS - 2017 + 2016

2017

"My Favorite Thing 2" with Ensemble neoN at Stavanger Konserthus, March 8th

"The Lesser Nighthawk" performed by Ensemble neoN at Periferien, Sentralen, 31st May

"My Favorite Thing 1" will have its premier June 18th, performed by Pinquins at Nynorskens Hus

"SHO(r)TS 1b" for flute solo performed at the Risuonanze Festival in Italy by Fosca Briante, June 18th

"Flock of me" performed during the Mis-En Festival, New York, June 23rd

4 new pieces for choir will be performed by Tønsberg Domkor w/Nina Karlsen, in Tønsberg, June 26th, at Papirhuset

"My Favorite Thing 3" will have its premier by the Norwegian Radio Orchestra (KORK), 16th September at the Ultima Festival

review Ballade (in Norwegian), Radio interview (in Norwegian) and full piece w/Kristin Kverdokk - and here in a shorter version of the piece

"(herd)STUDY" performed by Ensemble Ernst in Kristiansand October 16th, and in Stavanger 18th. The piece will also be recorded in November.

Auditive interpretation of prints by Hanne Borchgrevink, at OSL Contemporary, opening November 2nd (to 12th)

"My Favorite Thing 3" performed by Norwegian Radio Orchestra (KORK) November 2nd at Store Studio

"(herd)STUDY" performed and recorded by Ensemble Ernst, Store Studio, November 5th

"Flock of me" will be performed by Yumi Murakami at Schafteløkken, November 7th

Will be working in December with Kristoffer Alberts on a new piece, TBA

New piece for Ensemble neoN, "3 gitarer (b)" at Majorstuen Kirke, December 20th

 

2016

"All Play" performed at the MATA festival in New York, April 12th, by Ensemble neoN (review nytimesreview newyorkclassicalreviewreview lucidculturereview feastofmusic)

"My Favorite Thing 2" performed by Ensemble neoN at the Only Connect (Tectonic collaboration) May 21st, at Senttralen - Oslo (review ballade)

"untitled #2" - awarded "Runner Up" in the Unbound composition contest, for flute swarm to be performed in Brisbane, Australia. Performed during the Unbound Flute Festival July 1st-3rd (video from performance)

New commision, "(herd)STUDY" performed by Ensemble Ernst at the Ultima festival in Oslo, September 10th at Sentralen (radio interview on Spillerom Søndag w/Kristin Kverndokk, in Norway/Norwegian, video of performance)

New commision by Karin Hellqvist, "flock foam fume", performed during the Ultima festival in Oslo, September 13th at Sentralen (video of performance)

"flock of me" performed during the Nordic Music Days, at Harpa in Reykjavik, Iceland, October 1st

Ensemble neoN album release concert at Sentralen, "All play" performed, October 7th 2016 (video of performancereview of album the guardianradio interview in Norway/Norwegian)

The miniature pieces "SHO(r)TS" 1, 2 & 3 performed by Meadowsound trio in November 11th 2016, Bidrobon - Oslo.

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