LUX MUNDI (The Light of the World)

One of my latest commissions which I finished last fall 2019: Lux Mundi for mixed choir a cappella in three movements (Faith, Hope & Love) is to be premiered in London on the 16th of May 2020. It’s the English Baroque Choir (Music Director Jeremy Jackman) and London Nordic Choir (Music director: Carina Einarson)who is […]

Requiem in an organ version available!

In 2007 I composed the Requiem for Mixed choir, 2 Solists (Soprano & Bass), 2 Horns, Timpani and strings. It was premiered on the 4th of November in Stockholm. Besides performances in Sweden it has been done in Germany, Norway and USA and the UK. With this new version, for organ instead of about 25 […]

A case of revision!

In 2003 I started composing what would become my first major piece: “A Swedish St Mark Passion”. I had a long time before wondered why there were not any Swedish setting of one of the most important storys to tell in christianity. I had by then worked almost 20 year as an organist within the […]

A new composition delivered!

It’s always a special feeling to deliver something that you worked on for a long time. Today I delivered a commission from The University of South Carolina, USA: STABAT MATER for 2 soloists (Alto & Tenor), Mixed Choir, Woodwind quintet, Harp and strings. It has a duration of about 50 minutes divided into 18 separate […]

TERRA MATER (Mother Earth)

Had a very good start on this year: Just delivered “Terra Mater” (Mother Earth) for mixed choir a cappella to be premiered at the World Choral Symposium in Auckland, New Zeeland in July. The Stockholms Musikgymnasium Chamber choir who is invited with their conductor Helene Stureborg are behind this commission as one of this years guest choruses.”

HAPPY NEW YEAR 2020!

I leave the year 2019 with a great feeling of gratitude and thankfulness. During this year I’ve worked on several big projects. Some of them just getting started and some of them completed. Lux Mundi (The Light of the World) was an exciting joint commission by the English Baroque Choir & London Nordic Choir. I […]

FREDRIK SIXTEN

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