Compositions

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Stage and screen

Kom inte hit!

  • Subtitle: Chamber opera in one act
  • Roles: Vilma (soprano), Evi (mezzo-soprano), Kaarle (baritone), Ensemble (SAB), Valpo-mannen/Finsk säkerhetsvakt (silent role), Lägervakt (silent role), Fångvakt (silent role), Brevsmugglare/vakt (silent role)
  • Instrumentation: Violin, Clarinet/Bass Clarinet, Accordion
  • Duration: 85 min
  • Libretto (in Swedish): Vanja Hamidi Isacson
  • Commissioner: Man Must Sing
  • World premiere: October 11, 2018. Atalante, Gothenburg, Sweden

 

Fanfare

  • Subtitle: for the inauguration of Malmö University
  • Instrumentation: Mixed chorus SATB, Large brass band, percussion, 3 boats
  • Duration: 25 min
  • Commissioner: Malmö University
  • World premiere: August 31, 2018, Bassängkajen, Malmö University. Lunds brassband, Limhamns brassband, Malmö university orchestra and choir / Daniel Hansson

 

Det går an

  • Subtitle: Opera in two acts
  • Roles: Sara Videbeck (soprano), Sergeant Albert (baritone), Kapten Karlsson (baritone), Moster Ulla (mezzo-soprano), Skänkmamsell Maria (mezzo-soprano), Anna (Dalkulla 1) (soprano), Frida (Dalkulla 2) (soprano), Vera (Dalkulla 3) (mezzo-soprano), Skänkjungfru Josefina (soprano), Båtsman Kalle (bass-baritone), Baron Mörck (baritone), Baron Stjärne (tenor), Baronessa Mörck (soprano), Baronessa Stjärne (mezzo-soprano), Kyrkoherde Palm (tenor), Däckjungfru Margit (mezzo-soprano), Värdshusvärd Lindholm (tenor), Drängen Hans (baritone), Jungfru Linnea (soprano), Uppasserskan Sigrid (mezzo-soprano), Charlotte, Carl-Henrik (barn 1) (soprano), Amanda, Fredrik (barn 2) (soprano), Ensemble SSATB
  • Instrumentation: 2 flutes, oboe, 2 clarinets, bassoon, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, trombone, percussion, string orchestra, wine glasses (played by ensemble)
  • Duration: 110 min.
  • Libretto (in Swedish): Maria Sundqvist
  • Commissioner: Läckö slott foundation
  • World premiere: July 9, 2016, Läckö slott, Sweden / Simon Phipps

 

Drömmarnas väg

  • Subtitle/other: Music for theatre in one act
  • Instrumentation: 3 live voices, pre-recorded soundtrack: female chorus, violin, kamancheh, keyed fiddle, harmonium, oud, cello, percussion
  • Duration: ca. 75 min
  • Text: Vanja Hamidi Isacson
  • Commissioned by: Teater Jalada, Malmö
  • Premiere: November 12, 2015, Operaverkstan, Malmö Opera, Sweden
  • Director: Rayam Al Jazairi

 

PARIЗAДA/PARIZAD/باريزاد

  • Subtitle/other: Music for theatre in one act
  • Instrumentation: Voice, percussion, flute
  • Duration: ca. 40 min
  • Text: Vanja Hamidi Isacson
  • Commissioned by: Teater Jalada, Malmö
  • Premiere: February 27, 2014, Barnens scen, Malmö, Sweden
  • Director: Rayam Al Jazairi

 

Tusen och en natt

  • Subtitle/other: Family opera in one act
  • Instrumentation: Sjeherazade (mezzo-soprano), Sjahriar (baritone), Anden (bass-baritone), Doniazade (soprano), Fiskaren (tenor), Paribanu (soprano), Ahmed (tenor), Ali (tenor), Husein (tenor), mixed chorus. Banda: kamancheh (violin), oud, percussion. Orchestra: 2 flutes (2. doubling picc.), 2 oboes (2. doubling eng. hn.), 2 clarinets in Bb, 2 bassoons, 2 horns in F, 2 trumpets in C, trombone, bass trombone, 2 percussion, harp, string orchestra
  • Duration: ca. 70 min
  • Text: Vanja Hamidi Isacson
  • Commissioned by: Operaverkstan, Malmö Opera AB
  • Premiere: December 28, 2013, Malmö Opera, Sweden / Niklas Willén
  • Director: Maria Sundqvist

 

Storebror

  • Subtitle/other: Music for documentary
  • Instrumentation: Guitar, piano, cello, percussion
  • Duration: ca. 15 min
  • Commissioned by: Rädda barnen
  • Director: Anna Sivertsson

 

Tyskungen/The hidden child

  • Subtitle/other: Music for motion picture. Additional music (assistant composer to Magnus Jarlbo)
  • Instrumentation: String orchestra
  • Duration: ca. 10 min
  • Commissionned by: Tre vänner produktionsbolag AB
  • Premiere: June 28, 2013
  • Director: Per Hanefjord

 

En julsaga/A christmas carol

  • Subtitle/other: Music theatre in two acts. Original score and arrangements of christmas carols.
  • Instrumentation: Seven actors, brass quintet (2 trumpets in Bb, horn in F, trombone, tuba)
  • Duration: ca. 150 min
  • Text: Charles Dickens, (translation Christina Herrström)
  • Commissioned by: Smålands Musik & Teater
  • Premiere: December 8, 2011, Spira, Jönköping, Sweden. Smålands Musik & Teater, John Bauer Brass.
  • Director: Anette Norberg

 

The Adventures of Prince Achmed (act 2 and 3)

  • Subtitle/other: Music for silent movie, by Lotte Reiniger (1926)
  • Instrumentation: Flute (doubling on alto flute), clarinet in Bb (doubling on bass clarinet in Bb), bassoon (doubling on contrabass clarinet in Bb), piano, harp, violin, viola, violoncello
  • Duration: ca 30 min
  • Premiere: August 20, 2010, Kulturforsyningen, Nykøbing Falster, Denmark. Danish Chamber Players / Martin Nagashima Toft. (Music performed live in concert).

 

The boy who was afraid of the ground

  • Subtitle/other: Music for animated short
  • Duration: ca. 6 min
  • Premiere: September 5, 2009, Malmö Concert Hall, Sweden. Malmö Symphony Orchestra / Samuli Örnströmer. (Music performed live in concert)
  • Directors: Andreas Öhman and Oskar Gullstrand

 

Orchestra

Mönster

  • Subtitle/other: Passacaglia for string orchestra
  • Instrumentation: string orchestra
  • Duration: ca. 10 min
  • Commissioned by: Musica Vitae/Musik i Syd AB
  • Premiere: January 18, 2019, Utvandrarnas hus, Växjö, Sweden. Musica Vitae / Malin Broman

 

Sketches

  • Instrumentation: string orchestra
  • Duration: ca. 10 min
  • Commissioned by: Lunds kammarsolister
  • Premiere: May 7, 2017, Skissernas museum, Lund. Lunds kammarsolister

 

Quiet arcs/Pulsating surfaces

  • Subtitle/other: Winner of Uppsala composition prize 2012
  • Instrumentation: 2 flutes (2. doubling on picc.), 2 oboes (2. doubling on eng. hn.), 2 clarinets in Bb (2. doubling on bass cl. in Bb), 2 bassoons, 2 horns in F, 2 trumpets in C, 2 percussion, string orchestra
  • Duration: ca. 10 min
  • Premiere: February 23, 2012, Uppsala konsert & kongress, Sweden. Uppsala Chamber Orchestra / Paul Mägi
  • Score and parts: https://www.svenskmusik.org/sv/verk/quiet-arcspulsating-surfaces-94908

 

Eflatnoone

  • Instrumentation: 2 flutes (2 doubling on picc.), 1 oboe, 4 clarinets in Bb (4. doubling on piccolo clarinet in Eb.), 1 bass clarinet in Bb, 1 contrabass clarinet in Bb, bassoon, contrabassoon, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone, 4 trumpets in Bb, 3 horns in F, 3 trombones, euphonium, tuba, timpani, 2 percussion
  • Duration: ca. 4 min.
  • Premiere: March 25, 2011, Musikaliska, Stockholm Sweden. Swedish Wind Ensemble / Michael Bartosch

 

Dreaming I See My End

  • Instrumentation: 2 flutes (2. doubling on picc.), 2 oboe (2 doubling on eng. hn.), 2 clar. (2 doubling on b.cl..), 2 bassoons (2 doubling on contrabassoon), 4 horns in F, 2 trumpets i Bb, 3 trombones, timpani, percussion, string orchestra
  • Duration: ca. 10 min.
  • Commissioned by: Wermland Opera
  • Premiere: February 10, 2011, Karlstad CCC, Karlstad, Sweden. Wermland Opera orchestra / Henrik Schaefer

 

Rewind

  • Instrumentation: piccolo flute, oboe, clarinet in Eb, 3 clarinets in Bb, bass clarinet in Bb, contrabass clarinet in Bb, 2 bassoons, soprano saxophone, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone, 4 trumpets in Bb (4. doubling on picc. trumpet in Bb), 3 horns in F, 3 trombones, euphonium, tuba, 3 percussion.
  • Duration: ca. 4 min.
  • Premiere: November 21, 2008, Royal Academy of Music, Stockholm, Sweden. Swedish Wind Ensemble / Michael Bartosch

 

Solo and orchestra

Live Music

  • Subtitle/other: Concerto no. 1 for bassoon and orchestra
  • Instrumentation: bassoon solo, 2 flutes (2. doubling picc.), 2 oboes (2. doubling eng. hn.), 2 clarinets (2. doubling bass cl.), bassoon (doubling contrabassoon), 2 horns in F, 2 trumpets in C, percussion, string orchestra
  • Duration: ca. 10 min
  • Commissioned by: Malmö Symphony Orchestra
  • Premiere: October 24, 2015, Malmö Live, Malmö, Sweden. Annika Amundsen, solo bassoon, Malmö Symphony Orchestra / Marc Soustrot

 

Vintersvit

  • Subtitle/other: for brass quintet and orchestra
  • Instrumentation: brass quintet solo, (2 trumpets in C (1. doubling on picc. trumpet in Bb), horn in F, trombone, tuba), percussion, piano, string orchestra
  • Duration: ca. 15 min
  • Commissioned by: Jönköpings sinfonietta
  • Premiere: January 25, 2013, Spira, Jönköping, Sweden. John Bauer Brass, Jönköpings Sinfonietta / Hannu Koivola

 

Folkmusiksvit för stråkkvintett och orkester

  • Subtitle/other: Based freely on Jepuan marssi, far away and O son do Ar
  • Instrumentation: string quintet solo (2 violins, viola, cello, contrabass), flute, oboe (doubling eng. hn.), clarinet in Bb, bassoon, 2 horns in F, percussion, piano, string orchestra
  • Duration: ca. 15 min.
  • Commissioned by: Jönköpings sinfonietta
  • Premiere: January 25, 2013, Spira, Jönköping, Sweden. Junekvintetten, Jönköpings sinfonietta / Hannu Koivola

 

Massa Maxat Brass i Bess

  • Subtitle/other: jakten på den försvunna låten.
  • Instrumentation: solo trumpet (may be omitted), large brass ensemble, percussion, electronics (may be omitted)
  • Commissioned by: Brassfest 2010
  • Premiere: January 23, 2010, Rosenbergssalen, Malmö Academy of Music, Sweden. Students from music schools in Skåne / conductor and soloist Håkan Hardenberger.

 

Sinfonia Concertante for cello and orchestra

  • Instrumentation: violoncello solo, large orchestra.
  • Duration: ca 18 min
  • Premiere: March 24, 2007, Rosenbergssalen, Malmö Academy of Music, Sweden. Stefan Moberg, cello, Malmö Sinfonietta / Christoffer Nobin

 

Concerto for viola and string orchestra

  • Instrumentation: viola solo, string orchestra
  • Duration: ca. 20 min.
  • Premiere: May 5, 2006, Rosenbergssalen, Malmö Academy of Music, Sweden. Simon Lundqvist, viola, Malmö Sinfonietta / Patrik Andersson

 

Vocal

Gryningen

  • Instrumentation: Mixed chorus SSAATTBB
  • Duration: ca. 6 min
  • Text: Edith Södergran
  • Commissioned by: Lunds vokalesnemble, Martin Arpåker / Körcentrum Syd
  • Premiere: February 9, 2019, Allhelgonakyrkan, Lund. Lunds vokalensemble / Mats Paulsson

 

Nordisk Vår

  • Instrumentation: Mixed chorus SATB, percussion duo; marimba, crotales, vibraphone
  • Duration: ca. 8 min
  • Text: Edith Södergran
  • Commissioned by: Vocal Art Ensemble of Sweden, conductor Jan Yngwe and Rhythm Art Duo - Daniel Berg and Fredrik Duvling
  • Premiere: May 19, 2015, Artisten, Göteborg, Sweden. Vocal Art Ensemble of Sweden, Rhythm Art Duo / Jan Yngwe

 

Mångfaldens bord

  • Subtitle/other: mass for mixed chorus, congregation and instrumental ensemble
  • Instrumentation: Mixed chorus SATB, oboe/english horn, percussion, organ, violin, kalimba, double bass
  • Duration: ca. 30 min
  • Text: Victoria Rudebark
  • Commissioned by: Grava Kyrkokör, Karlstad, Sweden
  • Premiere: June 1, 2014, Karlstads domkyrka, Karlstad, Sweden. Grava kyrkokör, instrumental ensemble / Hans Lassbo

 

Ave Maria

  • Instrumentation: Mixed chorus, soprano saxophone
  • Duration: ca. 8 min
  • Commissioned by: Denkmalchor, Leipzig
  • Premiere: October 20, 2013, Völkerschlachtdenkmal, Leipzig, Germany. Denkmalchor / Ingo Stadtmüller

 

Denna stad

  • Instrumentation: mixed chorus, 2 trumpets, 2 horns, trombone, bass trombone, 4 percussion
  • Duration: ca. 5 min
  • Text: Hjalmar Söderberg
  • Commissioned by: Christianstads Motettkör
  • Premiere: April 20, 2013, Kristianstads konserthus, Kristianstad, Sweden. Christianstads motettkör, Christianstads symfoniker / Lena Ekman Frisk

 

Fågel, katt, godnatt

  • Instrumentation: Mixed chorus a capella
  • Duration: ca. 3 min
  • Commissioned by: Project “Rösträtt”, Malmö University
  • Premiere: February 10, 2012, Baltiska Hallen, Malmö, Sweden. Ensemble Syd / Daniel Hansson

 

Den magiska lådan

  • Instrumentation: childrens chorus, string quartet, double bass, 2 percussion, flute, oboe, clarinet in Bb, bassoon, trumpet
  • Duration: ca. 3 min
  • Commissioned by: Project "Rösträtt", Malmö University
  • Premiere: February 10, 2012, Baltiska Hallen, Malmö, Sweden. Ensemble Syd / Daniel Hansson

 

Parol

  • Instrumentation: mixed chorus a capella
  • Duration: ca. 5 min
  • Premiere: October 14, 2010, Caroli church, Malmö, Sweden. Eric Ericsson chamber choir / Cecilia Martin-Löf

 

Chamber music

Bergeslust (recomposed)

  • Subtitle/other: for string octet
  • Instrumentation: 4 violins, 2 viola, 2 violoncello
  • Duration: ca. 9 min
  • Commissioned by: Ensemble Biedermeier
  • Premiere: February 10, 2019, Koncertkirken, Copenhagen, Denmark. Ensemble Biedermeier

 

Folkmusiksvit

  • Instrumentation: violin, viola, violoncello
  • Duration: ca. 20 min
  • Commissioned by: Viktor Olauson, Sveriges kammarsolister
  • Premiere: June 2, 2017, Sambiblioteket, Härnösand, Sweden. Paula Hedvall, violin, Viktor Olauson, viola, Natalia Goldmann, violoncello

 

Double bass duo No. 1

  • Subtitle/other: for fifth tuned basses (A-D-G-C)
  • Instrumentation:2 double basses
  • Duration: ca. 15 min
  • Commissioned by: Karl Kinberg, Oscar Rentzhog
  • Premiere: March 11, 2017, Spegelsalen, Wermland opera, Karlstad, Sweden. Karl Kinberg, Oscar Rentzhog, double bass

 

XV: Resurrection

  • Instrumentation: violoncello quartet
  • Duration: ca. 7 min
  • Commissioned by: Laxå chamber music festival
  • Premiere: April 16, 2016, Wroclaw, Poland. Polish cello quartet.

 

Rhodesian Harmony

  • Subtitle/other: scenes - 1957
  • Instrumentation: soprano saxophone and percussion (marimba, vibraphone, gongs, crotales, mbira)
  • Duration: ca. 10 min
  • Commissioned by: Duo FriBerg, Per Friman and Joakim Berg
  • Premiere: January 31, 2016, Skovgardsalen, Malmö Museer, Sweden. Per Friman, soprano saxophone, Joakim Berg, percussion

 

Octagon

  • Subtitle/other: for organ and string octet
  • Instrumentation: organ, 4 violins, 2 viola, 2 violoncello
  • Duration: ca. 20 min
  • Commissioned by: Håkan Dahlén/Själevad-Mo-Björna kyrkliga samfällighet
  • Premiere: September 30, 2015, Själevads kyrka, Själevad, Sweden. Håkan Dahlén, organ. String octet.

 

Härn

  • Subtitle/other: polska för stråktrio
  • Instrumentation: violin, viola, violoncello
  • Duration: ca. 5 min
  • Commissioned by: Viktor Olauson
  • Premiere: May 23, 2014, Residenset, Härnösand, Sweden. Daniel Migdal, violin, Viktor Olauson, viola, Pelle Hansen, violoncello

 

Bröllopsvisa

  • Instrumentation: solo cello
  • Duration: ca. 3 min
  • Commissioned by: Gustav Ölmedal
  • Premiere: July 6, 2013 (private). Gustav Ölmedal, cello

 

Birds and light

  • Subtitle/other: Pianotrio no. 1
  • Instrumentation: violin, violoncello, piano
  • Duration: ca. 12 min
  • Commissioned by: Anders Lagerqvist
  • Premiere: January 16, 2013, Prins Eugens Waldemarsudde, Stockholm, Sweden. Anders Lagerqvist, violin, Kari Sandnes, violoncello, Mats Bergström, piano

 

Perception

  • Instrumentation: String quartet/string orchestra
  • Duration: ca. 5 min
  • Commissioned by: Skägga musikdagar
  • Premiere: August 2, 2012, Skäggaladan, Värmdö, Sweden. Skägga kammarsolister / Daniel Fjellström

 

Suite for solo cello

  • Subtitle/other: I. Gigue, II. Cantilena III. Allemande, IV. Swing
  • Duration: ca. 10 min
  • Premiere: April 26, 2009, Skissernas Museum, Lund, Sweden. Gustav Ölmedal, cello

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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