I am very excited about a new commission from Brady Allred and the Salt Lake city Choral artists! The piece is written for choir and singing bowls, percussion and rotating tubes on a text by Kahlil Gibran. The piece is to be premiered this spring.
The mini-musical ”Kom ned Sackaios” is part of the graduation concert for choral conductors at Örebro university. It is a short and very humorous piece- an entire (biblical) musical comedy in three minutes… Link to the concert webpage
The mini-musical ”Kom ned sackaios” got great reviews in Kyrkomusikernas tidning! ”The piano part i super-cool and very much fun to play” ”This is musical narration in its best form, and the piece has a rarely seen vitality” Read the review here: Listen to the piece here:
Excellent Solna Brass with conductor Emil Björklund premiered my piece ”Northern Coast” last sunday. Clips from the first and last movements. Great scenery and slapstick in one piece! Listen to the full recording
My new piece: ”Northern Coast” will be premiered this sunday by Solna Brass, Swedish Champions. The piece is being rehearsed by the band and conductor Emil Björklund.
Yesterday the mixed choir version of my new piece ”The Secret..” had its first performance, brilliantly executed by Oscars Motettkör. Sheet music available from gehrmans.se.
On november 2nd, my piece ”the Secret…” had its first performance. The piece describes the event of dying not as anguished or sentimental, but as an ecstatic transformation. The first performance was beautifully executed by the amazing young singers of Oscars Ungdomskör.
My new arrangement of ”The sussex mummer´s christmas carol” was recently recommended by the Swedish choral website körliv.se. View page
Need new programming for christmas? This is one of the most beautiful christmas carols I know. A solemn melody conveys a folk-poem that combines the joy of the birth of christ with the stark reality of His death. The song also expresses gratitude for having the privilege of celebrating christmas with a full cupboard, and… Fortsätt läsa New repertoire for christmas
Oscars Ungdomskör vann guld med ett av mina stycken vid den internationella körtävlingen för sakral musik i Rom 2012. Stycket har också tagits upp på repertoaren av Li-Ron choir, en ungdomskör från Herzliya, Israel.