Born 1975.Studied composition at the Norwegian Academy of Music in Oslo. Has been performed at festivals such as Donaueschinger Musiktage, Maerzmusik, Eclat, and Gaudeamus Music Week by ensembles Ensemble Modern, SWR Sinfonieorchester Baden- Baden, Neue Vocalsolisten Stuttgart and Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra. In addition to vocal and instrumental music he works with sound installations and music for stage and film. He has also cooperated with Panta du Prince and Wakka Wakka. Director fo Ultima Oslo Contemporary Music festival and former artistic leader of Ny Musikk (Norwegian Section of ISCM), and festivals Happy Days and Happy Nordic Music Days in Oslo.
A selection of works: To Zeitblom (Hardanger fiddle and orchestra or ensemble). Norwegian Archives (chamber orchestra and live electronics).Tveitt-Fragments (string orchestra). Kunstnerens fortvilelse foran de antikke fragmenters storhet (large orchestra). Funeral March for Edvard Grieg (large orchestra). The Neue Vocalsolisten Stuttgart Notebook (for Neue Vokalsolisten Stuttgart). Johannesburg Hymns (ensemble)
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