Bjørn Morten Christophersen (1976-) has a PhD degree in musicology from the University of Oslo and MA in Composing for Film and TV from Kingston University in London. He has written choral, orchestral and chamber music on commission from Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, The Royal Norwegian Navy Band, Kristiansand Symphony Orchestra, Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, musicians from the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, the Norwegian chamber choir Schola Cantorum and several other ensembles. He has also composed the music for several large scaled TV dramas for the Norwegian Broadcasting Company (NRK), as well as for the stage. He has written more than 100 orchestral arrangements for Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, Norwegian Radio Orchestra, Stavanger Symphony Orchestra, Kristiansand Symphony Orchestra and The Norwegian Wind Ensemble. In 2017 2L released a full album called Woven Brass with his brass music recorded by Oslo Philharmonic Brass. In 2009 Schola Cantorum and 2L released the album Audiens with most of his choral music. His music has been performed in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Germany, the Netherlands and USA.
Christophersen holds the post as lecturer at the Department of Musicology, University of Oslo where he has taught arranging and composition since 2003. In 2016 he defended his PhD thesis entitled Panoramic Constraints: A Study of Johan Svendsen’s Musical Sketches and Exercises.
Bjørn Morten Christophersen
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