The Penalty Post – 2016 Edition

The Penalty Post – 2016 Edition

As a sort of follow-up to my previous “Penalty Post”, I once again have to face the consequences of my own lack of continuous blogging, and attempt to cover the entirety of 2015, and the first third of 2016 in one single blog entry. Shudder! If this continues, the next time I write a blog entry […]

The Penalty Post

The Penalty Post

What do I get for not updating this blog in several months? Craploads of stuff to write in an effort to try and summarize what’s been going on, that’s what. Henceforth, this blog post shall be known as… The Penalty Post! Right. So first there was this tiny project called BRØRNE LØVEHJARTE, or The Brothers […]

Off the cliff

Posted by on Sep 5, 2014 in Brørne Løvehjarte, Peer Gynt | No Comments
Off the cliff

This week we recorded a string quintet for the score of BRØRNE LØVEHJARTE. And what a quintet! I’m very happy to have hired some of the busiest string players in Norway, and for good reason. These people are simply phenomenal. And they are: Anders Nilsson and Bjarne Magnus Jensen on violins, Ida Bryhn on viola, Audun Sandvik on violoncello and […]

Summertime… and the living is busy

Summertime… and the living is busy

So much to do, so little time to blog! I am primarily a composer and not a blogger. This simple fact does have some consequences, blogging-wise. Mainly that in busy times like this, I simply don’t have the time to update this friggin’ blog all the time. But that’s a good sign, isn’t it? If I am […]

Finding Nangijala

Posted by on Jun 9, 2014 in Brørne Løvehjarte | No Comments
Finding Nangijala

Crafting the musical universe of Astrid Lindgren’s timeless classic The Brothers Lionheart is such a massive task, that I can’t really think about it – I just have to do it. When Brørne Løvehjarte premieres at Det Norske Teatret October 3rd, you will be witnessing a grand new stage realization of the afterlife world of Nangijala, from […]