Selected Works

Neptuni åkrar, norra Öland
Neptune's Fields, northern Öland

Neptune's Field

Awarded the big Christ Johnson Prize 2007. Premiered by the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra 2006 and played again 2012 and 2016. Performed at the Nordic Music Days festival in Reykjavik and the I Speak Music Festival in Gothenburg. 

Karin Hellqvist, Ultima, Oslo 2011
Karin Hellqvist, Ultima, Oslo 2011

The Fifth String

Since the premiere by Karin Hellqvist during the Ultima festival in Oslo 2011, this has become a widely performed piece with performances in New York. London, Paris, Zürich, San Sebastian, Kosice, Stockholm…

En bild av skrivbordet under arbetet med O Freunde, let others speak
A photo of the desk during the work with O Freunde, Let Others Speak

O Freunde, let others speak

Premiered by Gothenburg Symphony and Kent Nagano 2013. Performed during the ISCM festival in South Korea 2016.

The New Juilliard Ensemble ledd av Joel Sachs framför One Child i MoMAs skulpturträdgård, 2014
The New Juilliard Ensemble led by cond. Joel Sachs performes One Child at MoMA, 2014

One Child, One Teacher, One Book and One Pen

Premiered by the Norwegian Cikada Ensemble and Christian Eggen during the Sound of Stockholm festival 2013. Further performances by The New Julliard Ensemble conducted by Joel Sachs during the MoMA Summergarden Concerts 2014 and by the Foot in the Door Ensemble, University of Hartford, 2017.

Kroumata spelar Ursprung/gläntor
Kroumata performs Origins/Glades. The picture shows many of the hand instruments that are used

Origins/Glades (Ursprung/gläntor)

For a long time a standard on the Kroumata Percussion Ensemble's repertoire and performed widely during their tours. Later this work for hand instruments has been performed by other ensembles, not the least i the US.

Cheap Thrills
San Francisco Contemporary Music Players, dir. David Milnes

Cheap Thrills

One of the most performed pieces since the premiere by KammarensembleN. Most notably at the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, and by the legendary San Francisco Contemporary Music Players, by ensembles in Atlanta, Canberra and Denmark as well as by the Sonanza Ensemble.

Alice Breuer på gatan i Budapest 1944
Alice Breuer, Budapest 1944

Transformation of Memory

Alice Breuer's story about how she was resqued twice by Raoul Wallenberg becomes the frame of the multi media work for strings, audio and projection. Premiered 2012 in Stockholm and then performed in Los Angeles, Münich, Chisinau (Moldavia), Odessa and Växjö, Sweden. Special thanks to Lizzie Oved Scheja, Karl Gabor and Alice Breuer.

Sonanza premieres Timeline led by cond. Jan Risberg, Stockholm, 2008

Timeline (Tidslinje)

Awarded a Swedish Grammy with the Unheard of - again cd by Sonanza. Performed in Sydney, New York, Istanbul, Belgrade, Stockholm…

Pärlor för svin
the peärls before swïne experience premieres Understated Activities, film by Karin Lundgren-Tallinger

Understated Activities (Lågmälda göranden)

Ugly and absurd. Blurred beauty.

Commissioned by the Swedish Radio for the pearls before swïne project. Included on the Debris Reassembled cd by the pearls before swïne project. Performed by a number of ensembles in Sweden and abroad.

Annika Skoglund, Henrik Strindberg, B Tommy Andersson och Sveriges Radios Symfoniorkester
Henrik Strindberg, Annika Skoglund, B tommy Andersson and Sveriges Radios Symfoniorkester after the premiere of Chosen 1998. Photo Per Adolphson.

Chosen (Utvald)

How wonderful to dive deep into the poems of Bruno K. Öijer and then finally experiencing a magic performance by soprano Annika Skoglund, the Swedish Radio Orchestra conducted by B. Tommy Andersson.

All the titles of the movements come from the programming language C


Recommended Work by Rostrum, Paris 1992. Used as a standard work by the KammarensembleN and therefore performed on a series of festivals and concerts during the first half of the 90's. Performed by the New Juilliard Ensemble conducted by Joel Sachs in New York and by a German Ensemble in Münich.

Martin Sturfält och Anna Christensson
Martin Sturfält och Anna Christensson

2 Pianos

Mats Widlund and Einar Henning Smebye did a fantastic and successful premiere during the Musikhøst festival in Odense, Denmark, 1996. Other performances in New York, Stockholm, Hong Kong and Oslo. Amazing recording by Ann-Sofi Klingberg and Mats Widlund.