A music full of rhythmically shaking energies then generates the mobilizing final chapter, where a lone string meets a dialogue movement that eventually draws all the other parts together. - - -perhaps Henrik Strindberg's most beautiful moment as composer. Martin Nyström, Dagen Nyheter
"One child, one teacher, one book and one pen can change the world. Education is the only solution. Education first."
- Malala Yousafzai UN speach, June 2013
One Child was commissioned by the Swedish Radio P2 and premiered by Cikada conducted by Christian Eggen during the Sound of Stockholm festival 2013. The original title was One Child, One Teacher, One Book and One Pen.
- Museum of Modern Art, The New Juilliard Ensemble, cond. Joel Sachs, July 2014
- University of Hartford, Foot in the Door Ensemble, cond. Edward Cumming, May 2017