Works

LARGE ENSEMBLE WORKS

Concerto for Violin and Strings  (2017)
Scoring: Solo Violin and string orchestra. | Durata: ca 32 min | Commissioned by Ålesund Chamber Music Festival and Ai-Ling Chiu with support from The Norwegian Composer’s Fund | Premiere 18.06.2017 Ålesund Church

Kortmesse langt borte frå / Short Mass, Long Distance  (2016)
Scoring: Soli SATB, choir SATB, 2 trp, timp, org, str. | Lyrics based on Paal Helge Haugen «Missa Brevis» and Danish Catholic Song Masses | Durata: 25 min | Commissioned by Ensemble 96 with support from Arts Council Norway | Premiere 30.10.2016 Fagerborg Church, Oslo

The Lapse of Time  (2013)
Scoring: Soprano, baryton, mixed choir, orchestra, organ, electronics | Libretto based on Charles Darwin: On the Origin of Species, adapted by B.M.Christophersen | Durata: 60 min | Commissioned by Ensemble Dali with support from Arts Council Norway | Premiere 02. and 03.11.2013 Kristiansund and Ålesund

Sentimental Pebbles (2003/2012) Version for Brass Band
Scoring: Solo flugelhorn and brass band | Durata: 5 min | Commissioned by Sørum Musikklag | Premiered 13.10.2012 Bingfosshallen, Sørum

Symfoniskisse (Johan Svendsen) (2011)
Scoring: Orchestra | Durata: 7 min | Commissioned by Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra | Premiered 09.02.2011 Haugesund and 10.02.2011 Grieghallen, Bergen

Recitatives (2010)
Scoring: Orchestra | Durata: 14 min | Commissioned by Kristiansand Symphony Orchestra | Premiered 30.09.2010 Kristiansand domkirke and 04.10.2010 Mercatorhalle, Duisburg, Tyskland

M (2007)
Scoring: Sinfonietta

CHORAL WORKS (a cappella)

See large ensemble works above for works for choir and orchestra.

Vårklokken vår  (2015)  
Scoring: SAB | Text André Bjerke and Sigbjørn Obstfelder | Durata: 4 min | Commissioned by Barbro Berg

Oak and Mayfly  (2014)  
Scoring: SSATBB | Text (English) by H.C.Andersen/B.M.Christophersen | Durata: 9 min | Commissioned by Schola Cantorum and Tone Bianca Dahl | Premiere 14.11.2014, Oslo University Aula | Coming up recording by Schola Cantorum on label 2L

Audiens  (2007)  [ Listen | Preview Score | Buy Score ]
Scoring: SSAATTBB choir + SSATBB solo sextett | Text by Gro Dahle | Durata: 12 min | Commissioned by Schola Cantorum and Nordic Voices with support from Arts Council Norway | Premiered 02.03.2008, Oslo University Aula | Recorded by Schola Cantorum and Nordic Voices on «Audiens» 2009 (2L)

Gjenfødelsen (2006) [ Listen | Preview Score | Buy Score ]
Scoring: SSAATTBB choir, viola solo | Text by Edvard Munch | Durata: 8 min | Commissioned by Schola Cantorum with support from Arts Council Norway | Premiered 21.11.2006, Oslo University Aula, soloist: Are Sandbakken | Recorded by Schola Cantorum  and Are Sandbakken on «Audiens» 2009 (2L)

Etablisementets vært (2006) [ Listen | Preview Score | Buy Score ]
Scoring: SSAATTBB choir | Durata: 2:30 min |  Commissioned by Schola Cantorum with support from Arts Council Norway | Premiered 21.11.2006, Oslo University Aula | Recorded by Schola Cantorum on «Audiens» 2009 (2L)

Dag (2005)
Scoring: Speaking voice and SATB choir | Durata: 7 min | Commissioned by Ann-Renate Aas | Premiered 07.04.2005, Kulturkirken Jakob, Oslo. Soloist: Sven Nordin

A Just-finishing Candle (2004) [ Listen | Preview Score | Buy Score ]
Scoring: SSAATTBB choir | Durata: 5:30 min | Commissioned by Schola Cantorum | Premiered 22.11.2004, Uranienborg kirke, Oslo | Recorded by Schola Cantorum on «Audiens» 2009 (2L)

SMALL ENSEMBLE WORKS

Woven Brass Quintet (Entirely Parts) (2017)
Scoring: Brass quintet | Durata: 13 min | Written for members of the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra

5 Intersubjects (2017)
Scoring: Brass quintet | Durata: 5 min | Written for members of the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra

Sentimental Pebbles: Version for Brass Quintet (2017)
Scoring: Brass quintet | Durata: 4 min | Written for members of the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra

Chaconne (2016)
Scoring: Trp solo | Durata: 6 min | Written for Jonas Haltia

OhrwurmerFantasie (Bagatelle 5) (2016)
Scoring: Trp, hn, tbn | Durata: 5 min | Written for brass trio of the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra

Helliget vorde dit navn (2017)
Lyrics: Petter | Based on a folk tune from Borge in Lofoten, Norway | Dass Scoring: Soprano and Euphonium | Durata: 8 min | Commissioned by Berit Norbakken Solset and Geir Davidsen

Fanfarefull kantilene (2016)
Scoring: Soprano and Euphonium| Durata: 5 min | Commissioned by Berit Norbakken Solset and Geir Davidsen

Used to be there (2016)
Scoring: Hn solo or Trp solo | Durata: 3 min |

Xenophobian Melomania: Revisiting the Familiar (2016)
Scoring: Flute/bass flute, clarinet/bass clarinet, trombone, violin, double bass, piano | Durata: 10 min | Commissioned by mise-en music festival, New York

Ånden blåser hvor den vil | The Wind Blows Where it Desires (2014)
Scoring: 3 Trumpets | Durata: 8 min | Commissioned by Jonas Haltia

Kokkglujntn (2009)
Scoring: voice, clarinet,  double bass | Durata: 7 min | Commissioned by Barbro Berg | Premiered 02.06.2009, Norwegian Acadamy of Music

Havet var forbi (2005)
Scoring: soprano, flute, flugelhorn, piano | Durata: 9 min | Commissioned by students from the Institute of Musicology, University of Oslo | Premiered 22.11.2005 (internally) and 17.03.2006 (public), University of Oslo

Seven Bagatelles (2005) (Revised 2016: Five Bagatelles)
Scoring: trumpet, horn, trombone | Durata: 18 min | Commissioned by Jonas Haltia | Premiered 12.11.2005 The National Theatre, Oslo

Metamorphoses (2004)
Scoring: organ | Durata: 13 min | Commissioned by  Håkon Sørlie | Planned perfomance in Germany 2006

Sentimental Pebbles (2003)  [ Listen | Preview Score | Buy Score ]
Scoring: organ, trumpet | Durata: 11 min | Commissioned by Jonas Haltia and Inger Lise Ulsrud | Performances: 19.06.2003, Karlstad Domkyrka, Sweden (premiere); 21.06.2006, Oslo Domkirke, Norway;  04.03.2006, christening of Prince Sverre Magnus, the Norwegian Palace | Recorded by Haltlia/Ulsrud on «Pebbles» 2006 (Simax)

Sonata for flute (2002)  [ Preview Score | Buy Score ]
Scoring: flute solo | Durata: 8 min | Commissioned by Ingeborg Lunde Vestad | Premiered 10.04.2003, Barrat Due, Oslo

Satz and Scherzo (2002)  [ Preview Score | Buy Score ]
Scoring: flute quartet | Durata: 6 min | Commissioned by Oslo Vind | Premiered  07.03.2002, Oslo University Aula

2 songs with guitar (2002)
Scoring: voice and guitar | Durata: 7 min

Klarinetter forén eder (2002)
Scoring: clarinet duo | Commissioned by TenSing Norway, Rønningen folkehøgskole

Sommardag (2002)
Scoring: voice and piano | Commissioned by  Astrid Skarpengland

MUSIC FOR STAGE AND FILM

Fru Andersen har hump i halen (2011)
Scoring: 2 voices, piano and electronic | Durata 20 minutes | Stage play for children | Commissioned by Hamar Teater| Directed by Trine Nyhus Lørum and Hillevi Skalmerud Larsson | Performed April 2011

Kodenavn Hunter 2 (2008)
Scoring: Orchestral + electronic | Durata: 3:45 hours | TV-Drama: 6 episodes of 60 mins each | Commissioned by NRK Drama | Directed by Jarl Emsell Larsen | Broadcasted Oct-Dec 2008

Haugtussa – ei vandring i Veslemøys rike (2008/2011)
Scoring: voices, choir, french horn, string quartet, electronic | Durata: 80 mins | Out-door stage play in 3 acts | Directed by Hallgjerd  Byrkjeland | Performed 14-17 August, Knudaheio, Jæren, Norway

Kodenavn Hunter (2006)
Scoring: primarily electronic | Durata: 3:15 hours | TV-Drama: 6 episodes of 60 mins each | Commissioned by NRK Drama | Directed by Jarl Emsell Larsen | Broadcasted Jan-Feb 2007

Hovedscenen (2005)
Scoring: electronic | Durata: 12 seconds | Incidental music for TV | Commissioned by NRK Kulturavdelingen

Store Norske (2004)
Scoring: electronic | Durata: 5 min | Incidental music for TV | Commissioned by NRK Hordaland

Brødrene Dal og mysteriet om Karl XIIs gamasjer (2004)
Scoring: Orchestra, band, electronic | Durata: 2:25 hours | TV-Drama: 10 episodes of 30 mins each | Commissioned by NRK Barne og ungdomsavdelingen | Directed by  Torunn Calmeyer Ringen | Broadcasted Jan-Mar 2005

15 documentaries and commersials

ARRANGEMENTS

Så seile vi på Mjøsa (2017)
Scoring: Vocal and Orchestra | Durata: 3:30 minutes | Composers: Alf Prøysen/Ulf Peder Orlog | Commissioned by Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra

Ung.kom ; 5 compositions for orchestra (2017)
Scoring: Orchestra | Durata: 25:00 minutes | Composers: Students from Music High Schools around Oslo | Commissioned by Norsk komponistforening/Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra

Ung.kom ; 5 compositions for orchestra (2016)
Scoring: Orchestra | Durata: 25:00 minutes | Composers: Students from Music High Schools around Oslo | Commissioned by Norsk komponistforening/Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra

Ung.kom ; 5 compositions for orchestra (2015)
Scoring: Orchestra | Durata: 25:00 minutes | Composers: Students from Music High Schools around Oslo | Commissioned by Norsk komponistforening/Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra

Et Håb (2014)
Scoring: Soprano and Orchestra | Durata: 2 minutes | Composers: Edvard Grieg/John Paulsen | Commissioned by Wermland Opera

Svanen (2014)
Scoring: Soprano and Orchestra | Durata: 3:30 minutes | Composer: Elfrida Andrée | Commissioned by Wermland Opera

Spelldåsen (2014)
Scoring: Vocal and Orchestra | Durata: 3:30 minutes | Composers: Alf Prøysen/Christian Hartmann | Commissioned by Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra

Tango for to (2014)
Scoring: Vocal and Orchestra | Durata: 4:30 minutes | Composers: Alf Prøysen/Bjarne Amdahl | Commissioned by Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra

Datarock og gigakoret : 15 songs (2014)
Scoring: Band and choir | Durata: 60:00 minutes | Composer: Fredrik Saroea| Commissioned by Bergen International Festival

Norwegian Artist’s Carnival (2014)
Scoring:: Wind Ensemble| Durata: 7:00 minutes | Composers: Johan S. Svendsen | Commissioned by the Norwegian Wind Ensemble

Ung.kom ; 6 compositions for orchestra (2014)
Scoring: Orchestra | Durata: 35:00 minutes | Composers: Students from Music High Schools around Oslo | Commissioned by Norsk komponistforening/Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra

Datarock The Musical : Ouverture and 20 of Datarock’s new and old songs (2013)
Scoring: Datarock and Orchestra | Durata: 60:00 minutes | Composer: Fredrik Saroea Datarock | Commissioned by Numusic Festival, Stavanger

Ung.kom ; 6 compositions for orchestra (2013)
Scoring: Orchestra | Durata: 35:00 minutes | Composers: Students from Music High Schools around Oslo | Commissioned by Norsk komponistforening/Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra

Bræen – The Glacior (Icelandic melody) (2013)
Scoring:: String Orchestra| Durata: 3:00 minutes | Composers: Johan S. Svendsen |

Ung.kom ; 6 compositions for orchestra (2012)
Scoring: Orchestra | Durata: 35:00 minutes | Composers: Students from Music High Schools around Oslo | Commissioned by Norsk komponistforening/Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra

Fantorangens godnattsang (2011)
Scoring: Vocals and orchestra | Durata: 1:30 minutes | Composer: John Vinge | Commissioned by The Norwegian Radio Orchestra. Version for concert band (2012) commissioned by Mossekråkene veterankorps

Vil du være vennen min (2011)
Scoring: Vocals and orchestra | Durata: 1:30 minutes | Composer: John Vinge | Commissioned by The Norwegian Radio Orchestra. Version for concert band (2012) commissioned by Mossekråkene veterankorps

Snibel, snabel (2011)
Scoring: Vocals and orchestra | Durata: 1:30 minutes | Composer: John Vinge | Commissioned by The Norwegian Radio Orchestra. Version for concert band (2012) commissioned by Mossekråkene veterankorps

Jai Ho (2011)
Scoring: Vocals, comp., orchestra | Durata: 3 minutes | Composer: A.R. Rahman | Commissioned by The Norwegian Radio Orchestra

4 Folk dances (2011)
Scoring: Orchestra | Durata: 10 minutes | Composer: trad. | Commissioned by Kristiansand Symphony Orchestra

Kungsholmens hamn (2011)
Scoring: Orchestra | Durata: 3:00 minutes | Composer: Melissa Horn | Commissioned by The Norwegian Radio Orchestra

Lok (2010)
Scoring: Wind Quintet | Durata: 2 minutes | Composer: Edvard Grieg | Commissioned by Kristiansand Symphony Orchestra

Ingeids vise (Og reven lå bort ved birkerot) (2010)
Scoring: Wind Quintet | Durata: 2 minutes | Composer: Halvdan Kjerulf | Commissioned by Kristiansand Symphony Orchestra

Sæterjentens søndag (2010)
Scoring: Wind Quintet | Durata: 2 minutes | Composer: Ole Bull | Commissioned by Kristiansand Symphony Orchestra

Norwegian Dances nos. 2 and 3 (2010)
Scoring: Wind Quintet | Durata: 4 minutes | Composer: Edvard Grieg | Commissioned by Kristiansand Symphony Orchestra

Lok (2010)
Scoring: Wind Quintet | Durata: 2 minutes | Composer: Edvard Grieg | Commissioned by Kristiansand Symphony Orchestra

 Ingerid Sletten fra Sillejord (2010)
Scoring: Wind Quintet | Durata: 2 minutes | Composer: Rikard Nordraak | Commissioned by Kristiansand Symphony Orchestra

Tonen (2010)
Scoring: Wind Quintet | Durata: 2 minutes | Composer: Rikard Nordraak | Commissioned by Kristiansand Symphony Orchestra

 Gud som er komen (2009)
Scoring: Soprano, chorus and orchestra | Durata: 3:30 minutes | Composer: Trad. | Commissioned by Kristiansand Symphony Orchestra

 Det hev ei rose sprunge (2009)
Scoring: Soprano and orchestra | Durata: 3:30 minutes | Composer: Trad. | Commissioned by Kristiansand Symphony Orchestra

 Riu, Riu, Chiu (2009)
Scoring: Chorus, brass ensemble and percussion | Durata: 3 minutes | Composer: Trad. | Commissioned by Kristiansand Symphony Orchestra

Kling no klokka (2009)
Scoring: Chorus and orchestra | Durata: 3:30 minutes | Composer: Trad. | Commissioned by Kristiansand Symphony Orchestra

I denne søte juletid (2009)
Scoring: Soloist, chorus and orchestra | Durata: 3:00 minutes | Composer: Trad. | Commissioned by Stavanger Symphony Orchestra

Et barn er født i Betlehem (2009)
Scoring: Soloist, chorus and orchestra | Durata: 3:00 minutes | Composer: Trad. | Commissioned by Stavanger Symphony Orchestra

Jeg synger julekvad (2009)
Scoring: Soloist, chorus and orchestra | Durata: 3:00 minutes | Composer: Trad. | Commissioned by Stavanger Symphony Orchestra

That’s the Way of the World (2007)
Scoring: Vocals, comp., orchestra | Durata: 3 minutes | Composer: Earth, Wind & Fire | Commissioned by The Norwegian Radio Orchestra

Fantasy (2007)
Scoring: Vocals, comp., orchestra | Durata: 3 minutes | Composer: Earth, Wind & Fire | Commissioned by The Norwegian Radio Orchestra

Half a man (2007)
Scoring: Vocals, comp., orchestra | Durata: 3 minutes | Composer: Einar S. Fabnes | Commissioned by The Norwegian Radio Orchestra

Scarecrow (2007)
Scoring: Vocals, comp., orchestra | Durata: 3 minutes | Composer: Elvira Nikolaisen | Commissioned by The Norwegian Radio Orchestra

Where Hapiness Lives (2006)
Scoring: Vocals, comp., orchestra | Durata: 3 minutes | Composer: MAGNET | Commissioned by The Norwegian Radio Orchestra

Last Day of Summer (2006)
Scoring: Vocals, comp., orchestra | Durata: 3 minutes | Composer: MAGNET | Commissioned by The Norwegian Radio Orchestra

Noen ganger blir man sint (2006)
Scoring: Vocals, orchestra | Durata: 3 minutes | Composer: S.E. Kristoffersen | Commissioned by The Norwegian Radio Orchestra

Venner og poser (2006)
Scoring: Vocals, orchestra | Durata: 3 minutes | Composer: S.E. Kristoffersen | Commissioned by The Norwegian Radio Orchestra

Polters spøkelsesblues (2006)
Scoring: Vocals, orchestra | Durata: 3 minutes | Composer: S.E. Kristoffersen | Commissioned by The Norwegian Radio Orchestra

Overture over NRKs Julekalendere (2006)
Scoring: Orchestra | Durata: 3 minutes | Composer: Various | Commissioned by The Norwegian Radio Orchestra

Tenn lys (2006)
Scoring: Vocals, orchestra | Durata: 3 minutes | Composer: Sigvald Tveit | Commissioned by The Norwegian Radio Orchestra

Fred kimer klokkene (2006)
Scoring: Vocals, orchestra | Durata: 3 minutes | Composer: Sigvald Tveit | Commissioned by The Norwegian Radio Orchestra

Loosing You (2006)
Scoring: Vocals, comp., orchestra | Durata: 3 minutes | Composer: Rolf Graf | Commissioned by The Norwegian Radio Orchestra

Another Yesterday (2006)
Scoring: Vocals, comp., orchestra | Durata: 3 minutes | Composer: Rolf Graf | Commissioned by The Norwegian Radio Orchestra

Empty Shadows (2006)
Scoring: Vocals, comp., orchestra | Durata: 3 minutes | Composer: Egil Eldøem | Commissioned by The Norwegian Radio Orchestra

What Would You Do (2006)
Scoring: Vocals, comp., orchestra | Durata: 3 minutes | Composer: John Kander | Commissioned by The Norwegian Radio Orchestra

Love TKO (2005)
Scoring: Vocals, comp., orchestra | Durata: 3 minutes | Composer: Womack/Noble | Commissioned by The Norwegian Radio Orchestra

Soul Explosion (medley) (2005)
Scoring: Vocals, comp., orchestra | Durata: 5 minutes | Composer: Various | Commissioned by The Norwegian Radio Orchestra

Ocean me (2006)
Scoring: Vocals, comp., orchestra | Durata: 3 minutes | Composer: Nora Noor | Commissioned by The Norwegian Radio Orchestra

Zip a Dee Doo Dah (2005)
Scoring: Vocals, comp., orchestra | Durata: 5 minutes | Composer: Allie Wrubel | Commissioned by The Norwegian Radio Orchestra

Songen om staten (2005)
Scoring: Vocals, comp., orchestra | Durata: 3 minutes | Composer: Geirr Lystrup | Commissioned by The Norwegian Radio Orchestra

Mor jeg vil tilbake (2005)
Scoring: Vocals, comp., orchestra | Durata: 3 minutes | Composer: Jan Eggum | Commissioned by The Norwegian Radio Orchestra

Raumabanen (2005)
Scoring: Vocals, comp., orchestra | Durata: 3 minutes | Composer: Lester Flatt/Earl Scruggs | Commissioned by The Norwegian Radio Orchestra

April (2005)
Scoring: Vocals, comp., orchestra | Durata: 3 minutes | Composer: Lars Klevstrand | Commissioned by The Norwegian Radio Orchestra

Eye of Wendor (2005)
Scoring: Vocals, comp., orchestra | Durata: 3 minutes | Composer: Davy Rohl | Commissioned by The Norwegian Radio Orchestra

Nobody knows a Fairy when She’s Forty (2005)
Scoring: Female choir, comp. | Durata: 3 minutes | Composer: Arthur LeClerq | Commissioned by Female choir Rygge Vocalis

Happy Ending Medley (2005)
Scoring: Female choir, comp. | Durata: 5 minutes | Composer: Various | Commissioned by Female choir Rygge Vocalis

Baby Snakes (2005)
Scoring: Male choir | Durata: 3 minutes | Composer: Frank Zappa | Commissioned by Mannskoret

Go West (2005)
Scoring: Male choir | Durata: 3 minutes | Composer: Villiage People | Commissioned by Mannskoret

God Only Knows (2004)
Scoring: Male choir | Durata: 3 minutes | Composer: Brian Wilson/Tony Asher | Commissioned by Mannskoret

Gutta (2004)
Scoring: Male choir | Durata: 3 minutes | Composer: Joachim Nilsen | Commissioned by Mannskoret

Himlen i min famn (2003)
Scoring: Female choir, piano | Durata: 3 minutes | Composer: Carola | Commissioned by Ann-Renate Aass

Eg elskar stolen (2003)
Scoring: Female choir, piano | Durata: 3 minutes | Composer: Birgit Lund | Commissioned by Ann-Renate Aass

Mente tri lascio (2003)
Scoring: Flute, clarinet, string quartet, continuo | Durata: 5 minutes | Composer: W.A.Mozart | Commissioned by Barratt-Dues musikkinstitutt