Let There Be Light – premier

Looking forward next Thursday 22nd September 1800 for the premier of my piece <Let There Be Light> a piece about the first appearance of light in the universe, by the very excellent NyNorsk Messingkvintett at Johanneskirke, Bergen. Containing space sound and vocal samples plus visuals by Evelina Dembacke!

The concert is produced by Avgarde/Bergen Kirkeautunnale, with special thanks to Kulturrådet and Morten Eide Pedersens Minnefond.

Bergen is an oasis for artistic development and creation, the amount of resources and high quality new music it produces is amazing for its size. Special shout out to Avgarde concert series led by Sigurd Fischer Olsen, with whom I have a great relationship and initiated this project!

Standing Waves on Spotify

Standing Waves, my band with fellow composer Roger Huckle (violin), Anders Christian Jakobsen (drums), and Edvard Mjanger (bass) looks forward to a concert at Cornerteateret, Bergen on 2nd November.

Meanwhile, checkout the Standing Waves playlist on Spotify!

Return to 3 Choirs Festival

Many years ago I was a chorister under Donald Hunt at Worcester Cathedral. Being a chorister was an amazing musical education. I sang everyday at the cathedral, did 7 services a week, worked with top musicians, toured, made records.
One of the highlights was performing at the 3 Choirs Festival. This year it´s at Hereford and on Friday 29th I get to hear my own music performed by the the very excellent vocal ensemble ¨Voice¨ at the Cathedral. The last time I visited it I was singing myself, although in a higher voice than my present!! (Full circle, tick!)
Please don´t forget Voice´s other show, Hildegard Transfigured at All Saints Church 10:15pm, Thurs 28 July, including more music from myself.

Musical Harmony on Apple playlist!

My piece Musical Harmony, released by Voice this week made it onto the classical play list. Thanks to Voice for the great recording!

Workshop in Oslo

Many thanks to the NyNorsk Messing Kvintet for the 2 day workshop in Oslo. Great work was done to develop my piece “Let There Be Light” for it´s premier at Bergen Kirkeautunnale at Johanneskirken, Thursday 22nd September!

New Voice CD out soon!

Very pleased that Voice are performing my pieces on their latest release by SOMM Recordings, ready for pre-order!!

Recording samples for Let There Be Light!

Recording a vocal ensemble today for my new piece “Let There Be Light!” at Laksevåg Kirke, to be premiered by NyNorsk Messingkvintet at Bergen Kirkeautunnale 22. September at Johanneskirke, Bergen!
Many thanks to the Morten Eide Pedersens minnefond!

O Boundless Ecclesia premier

My new piece, O Boundless Ecclesia, a setting of a Hildegard von Bingen text will be performed by Voice in their Hildegard Transfigured: A medieval trance for the 21st Century concert at SJE Arts Oxford on Friday 21st May.There are two one-hour performances, 8pm and 10pm.

Link below –

Hildegard Transfigured: A medieval trance for the 21st Century