2 new pieces at Borealis festival

AvGardEns: Identity : Borealis 2018

Marcus had 2 new pieces performed at the Borealis Festival in collaboration Avgarde on March 10th at Bergen Bibliotek. Hilde Anninne Hasselberg – sopran and Ljubov Katerli – piano performed Little Blood and King of Carrion, settings of poems by taken from Ted Hughes´s extraordinary Crow.

Music for Carte Blanche film

Vi er Carte Blanche – Olha

Vi er Carte Blanche – Olha. Årets første portrettvideo er om Olha. Det blir en spennende danse-vår for Carte Blanche!

Posted by Carte Blanche (NO) on 4. januar 2018

Marcus has written music for films by Tale Hendnes of dancers from Carte Blanche, Norway´s national company for contemporary dance.

Marcus is also class pianist for Carte Blanche since 2010, and has worked with many international ballet teachers including Sun Xiao Jun and Laura Rae Berlusconi.

New music for flute and guitar

Vi har sett litt i dag på verket Marcus Davidson holder på å skrive til oss. Det skal bli et verk i 4.satser. Davidson fikk penger av Norsk komponistforening for å skrive dette verket til oss.

Posted by Bøen/Fiskaaen DUO on 8. desember 2017

The Bøen/Fiskaaen duo (Knut Bøen and Hallgeir Fikaaen) have begun to practise my new piece for flute and classical guitar, influenced by Bulgarian and Macedonian music.

New material at house concert

Posted by Ronald Toppe on 3. november 2017

Roger and Marcus premiered new works based on the music of Hildegard von Bingen at a house concert in Bergen on November 4th. The new music mixed chants from Hildegard von Bingen sung by Kat Kleve, with tabla rhythms, nature sounds and indian tempura drones. The concert was warmly received by a mixed audience, many who are unfamiliar with contemporary music.

The Passing and Sacred Space digital release

The Passing and Sacred Space released by Touch on SPIRE5 are now available on digital release and Youtube

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The Passing –

Recorded at St. Stephan’s Church, Mautern, Austria as part of Spire live at The Kontraste Festival, Krems, 11th October 2013.

Marcus Davidson – Organ & Electronics

2. Sacred Space 9:17

Recorded at PassionsKirche, Berlin, Germany as part of CTM12 Festival, 5th February 2012

Marcus Davidson – Electronics
Charles Matthews – Organ

Recording in Oxford at Bartlemas Farmhouse Barn

Thanks to Clemmie FranksVictoria VC, Emily Burn of Voice, Rory Green, Alistair Walker, Humphrey Thompson and Chris Franks for a great recording session at Bartlemas Farmhouse Barn.  We recorded 2 of my pieces, Bhur Bhuvah Svaha from The Conscious Sky and Musical Harmony, and SATB working of a piece previously written for Voice. The recording was engineered by Adaq Khan.

New commission from Bøen/Fiskaaen duo

Marcus has been commissioned by the Bergen based Bøen/Fiskaaen duo for a new piece for flute and classical guitar. Funding has been provided by Komponistenes Vederlagsfond (Norwegian composers fund). The Bøen/Fiskaaen duo can be found here.øenFiskaaen-DUO-111352745588488/