Ildfluer was recently recorded with Eivind Ringstad and Soon-Mi Barratt-Due in Jar Kirke. Engineered and produced by Music In Motion´s Sean Lewis!
“Nature is a temple in which living pillars sometimes emit confused words, man walks through forests of symbols which looks at him with understanding eyes.” — Charles Baudelaire, William Aggeler, The Flowers of Evil (Fresno, CA: Academy Library Guild, 1954)
The piece was commissioned by Royal Philharmonic Society and BBC3, premiered at the Queens Hall in Edinburgh the 17th of August by Eivind Ringstad and David Meiier during the Edinburgh International Festival and broacasted live at BBC3.
¶ "A New Train of Thought" - Miniatures for String Orchestra, was commissioned for Barratt Due Juniororchestra and had its world-premiere at the Ultima 2017, one of the leading contemporary concert music festivals in Europe the 16th of September in Oslo, Norway.
Two fireflies have their first encounter during a mysterious night
A commissioned piece for duo viola was premiered the 23rd of April by Eivind Holtsmark Ringstad and Soon-Mi Chung at the "Fagerborg Festspillene" in Oslo, Norway.
It happened long ago ... When the gods roamed the earth and the people still had the ability to see them. The old myths about Odin and Thor, Balder, Freyja and Loki are an essential part of our cultural heritage. They deserve to be kept alive.
Myths and fairy tales never become obsolete. They are not just about “that time”, but might as well be about “every time”. Nevertheless, every generation still must conquer them again. They need to retell them in their own words and hold them up against the light of their everyday life.
Ulvetid was premiered by Arctic Philharmonics during the concert series From Creation to Ragnarok the February 9th 2017 in Tromsø, Norway and was broadcasted on national radio soon after.
One Man, Eight Cameras is an octet for eight violins sent to eight separate audio channels accompanying the motion of eight copies of the director, Narren Wilks, seen in the corresponding visual piece. The composer wanted to make a joke about the overly complex nature of the piece, but could not think of anything. For that, he apologizes profusely.
The piece had its World Premiere at the Matera Intermedia festival in Matera, Italy and has been screened at the NSEME2017 festival in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Fagerborg Festspillene 2017 in Oslo, Norway, Segnali 2017 festival in Perugia, Italy and at the Echofluxx 17 festival in Prague, Czech Republic.
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