A world premiere on March 1st 2021!

The world famous Saxophone player, Anders Paulsson, premieres my Sarabande which he commissioned in his newly launched series “Solitary poems” for saxophone solo. You can take part of the premiere on You tube which will take place on March 1st at 12 (noon). This unique piece will be available on Norsk Musikforlag! Links to follow. …

New Commission – Canterbury Cathedral!

Sam Corkin, a professional Saxophonist from Kent, UK has launched a new exciting project where a selection of Composers are to re-imagine famous choral works from the past. My choice is “O Nata Lux” by Thomas Tallis (1505-1585). The premier recording of this work will take place in June together with 13 other commissioned pieces. …

A Christmas update!

Here’s an update on my compositional efforts getting ready for Christmas. Despite the pandemic I’ve been very busy composing! I’ve just finalized a grand piece for 2 soloists (High soprano & tenor) mixed chorus & symphony orchestra: GLORIA in four movements. Premier in Germany in October 2021. At the same time I’m workin intensely on …

Music for Advent!

Here’s a short background to one of my more popular works around Advent. “Rejoice greatly, O Daughter of Zion!” for mixed choir and organ. This piece are available also in two other settings: Mixed Choir, Brass quartet & organ and Mixed Choir & Brass quintet. The latter one can be ordered directly via the contact …

Delivery!

I’m in the final process of delivering a big piece for mixed choir, 2 soloists and symphony orchestra: GLORIA for the 70 years anniversary of the Evangelishen Jugendkantorei der Pfalz, Germany. The Musical Director Jochen Steuerwald who will lead the world premier with his superb ensembles states:“I am very enthusiastic, the music is on one …

New exciting commission!

Thank God there still are those who goes against the current in Sweden during the pandemic. Instead of just cancelling goes ahead & invests! I’m proud to announce yet another inspiring commission, now from Östersunds församling & Nicklas Strandberg, musical director. MATER CREATORIS for soprano solo and double mixed choir A project including vocal ensembles …

New commissioned confirmed!

I’m very happy to announce a new collaboration with the cathedral of Karlstad, Sweden, who commissioned a new big choral piece with a duration of 10 minutes: “The Four Elements” for mixed choir a cappella It will be in four movements with each of the elements connecting to a certain passage in the bible, both …

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 …

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 …

A brand new Commission signed!

It is a true pleasure to end this fantastic year 2019 with signing a new big German commission for Evangelische Jugendkantorei der Pfalz. A GLORIA in three movements for 2 Soloists (Soprano & Tenor) Mixed Choir and Symphony Orchestra to be premiered during a Jubilee 2021. I will begin the composing process during January and will …