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Spotify release: Göteborgs jubileumsfanfar

The official Jubilee fanfare for the city of Gothenburg’s 400th anniversary released on Spotify and all other streaming
platforms. Co – composer Jerker Johansson and I had so much fun and are honored and happy about this commission. We created it together as a relay composition; inclusion is a value word of value, both in our and in Gothenburg´s policy.
Trumpeters Per Ivarsson, Paul Spjuth, Bengt Danielsson and Ture Herrgårdh, all from GSO/Gothenburg symphony orchestra recorded the piece most glimmering with producer master Lars Nilsson, Nilento records
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_8k_6OBpBko

https://fanlink.to/nilento2208

17 november, 2022|

New compositions November

Two fresh compositions to be premiered in 2023:
– COOPERANDUM for UmeDuo (cello/percussion/voices).
Thrilled to compose for the extremely skilled and sympathetic sisters Karolina Öhman vlc and Erika Öhman perc. Looking forward to the premiere (keep you updated) https://umeduo.wordpress.com

– Balladen om Portern – 3rd and last movement of the musical happening Portersviten (the Porter suite) which you don’t want to miss! The complete Portersviten will be premiered 12 January 2023 at hotel Waterfront/restaurant Porter Pelle, within Frontside Gothenburg international chamber music festival. Performers: Palle Dahlstedt electronics, Karin Dornbusch and myself vocals, eating and drinking audience.
https://www.frontside-festival.se

17 november, 2022|

Pållan´s musical menu – PAO Trio show

THANK YOU AUDIENCES in Göteborg and Borås! PAO Trio had a wonderful time together with you. The three of us already miss you. A lot of fun, a lot of seriousness. Like life. The show is a result of my aim to document a bunch of old songs, beside the two albums ”Pållans låtar – till slut, från början” (released March) and ”Mera Pållans låtar” (release December). I formed a piano trio with Arvid Jullander (cb), Ossian Ward (dr) and myself (voc/pi). Happy to work with these extremely talented young jazz masters – and, as they happened to be – […]

12 oktober, 2022|

Missa Praesentis Dialectica premiered

Missa Praesentis Dialectica was finally premiered, after 22 years of waiting. In the Uppsala Dome. This 50 minute mass contains several prophane poems as a relief to the liturgical parts – and the performance was overwhelming.
I was lucky to be a part of a wonderful collaborative process initiated by creative motor and organist Hans Davidsson, with sound/visual artists Carl and Åsa Unander-Scharin, video artist Lene Juhl, premiere dancers Oscar Salomonson Natalie Ogonek and Gabriel Davidsson, among others.
We created a musical/visual happening during the two day- church music symposium 16-17/9, in which Missa Praesentis Dialectica was included. With the best of […]

12 oktober, 2022|

New album ”Pållans låtar” recorded!

Wow! Another glimmering week in Studio Epidemin with the musical friends in my dreams. In reality:) Per Strandberg g/voc, Olle Linder b/voc/perc, Ossian Ward dr/voc/perc, Peter Noos Johansson tbn, Martin Bjurek Svanström/Urban Ward sxs, Vanessa Liftig/Emil Besslinger voc, Ludvig Ward synt/mix, Johannes Lundberg b/voc/recording producer. 18 more songs from the 80´s recorded for Imogena Records. Looking forward to our release in Stockholm 17 December. More info to come. Photos include a nice review from the first album…hope to keep it up even this time:)

3 september, 2022|

New CD´s with choir music

Two beautiful new CDs with choir music: 1) Erik Westbergs Vokalensemble ”The cloud of unknowing”. Humble to find my ”Sunplay – 55 bars before dusk” among brilliant colleagues as Carl Unander Scharin, Andrea Tarrodi, Jan Sandström, Brett Dean and Fredrik Högberg.
2) ”Et in terra…” Vokalensemblen Sundbyberg, cond. Rikard Lindberg Karlsson. Music by Ralph Vaughan Williams, Kjell Perder, Staffan Isbäck, Emil Råberg, David Åberg and myself. Thank you Erik, Rikard, and wonderful singers for your sensitive and intelligent work.

1 september, 2022|
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