Lyden av Vann (2016)

“Lyden av Vann” (Sound of Water) is a site-specific happening, a commission from Obstfelder 150 år for theatre director Berit Aarrestad and myself. For the anniversary of norwegian poet Sigbjørn Obstfelder (1866-1900). It was premiered September 14th 2016...

Schlafe, Mein Liebster (2010)

Bigband/vocal “jazz” arrangement of the aria from the Christmas Oratorio by Johann Sebastian Bach. Originally commissioned by Stavanger Jazzforum/Bjergsted Jazz Ensemble for a Christmas concert with Eva Bjerga Haugen on vocals.  ...

Skogs-Drømmer (2010)

Bigband piece. The meaning of the name is “Dreams in the Woods”. Commissioned by Stavanger Jazzforum/Bjergsted Jazz Ensemble for a Christmas concert, this piece is inspired by my mother, who grew up in the woods, and a gift she got in her early youth, from...

Story Water (2012)

Commissioned by Vossajazz 2012. Durata 68 min, for vocals, 3 horns, 2 electric guitars, drums and visuals. Electronic elements from the performers. Texts by Jalaluddin Rumi, Sienna Dahlen and Edgar Allan Poe, plus traditional children’s rhymes. The visuals...

…Jul in Memoriam (2009)

A variation on “Silent Night” by Franz Gruber with Norwegian text by Erik Hillestad, but quite a step away from the original. Commisioned by Kitchen Orchestra. This piece has been quite popular and was performed 6 years in a row at Kitchen...

Konferansieren (2010)

For emcee (master of ceremonies) and band (flexible lineup). Improvisation/spoken word-improvisation. Written for Kitchen Orchestra with Nils Henrik Asheim as the emcee, as an introduction piece for a concert. Premiered at Kitchen Orchestra’s 5 year anniversary...

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