(2013-14) for orchestra. Based on a variety of folk tunes from the Stavanger area; Madagascar, Eritrea, Afghanistan, Iran, Turkey, Cuba, Venezuela, Greece, Poland, Sweden, Norway, China.
1. The sorrow of loneliness
3. Songs about the sea
4. Dance in the night
5. Weddings and funerals
World premiere by Stavanger Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Rolf Gupta, April 30., Stavanger Concert House.
Orch: 3(1)-2 (1)-2(1-1)-2(1) 4-3-3-1 perc:3 timp Harp Pno/cel str. Durata: 30 min.
MIC (The National Library)
Symphonic Suite from "Around the world in 80 days"
(2013) for orchestra. Based on themes from the opera "Around the world in 80 days".
1. London:"Phileas Fogg starts his journey around the world"
2. Paris:"Violetta's seduction"
3. Rome:"Tosca's death"
4. Suez:"Salome's dance" 5. Beijing:"Phileas Fogg heroically escapes the claws of Turandot"
6. Romance in The Pacific Ocean
7. FINALE:"Phileas Fogg's victorious return to London"
Orch: 2(1)-2(1)-2 - bass clar./Eb clar. - A. Sax. 2(1) 4-3-3-1 perc:4 timp Harp Pno 1 /cel Pno 2 str. Durata: 45 min.
MIC (The National Library)
Ja, vi elsker dette landet
(2008) Cantata over the Norwegian National Anthem "Norsk Fædrelandssang" by Rikard Nordraak, for soprano, alto, tenor, bass, chorus and orchestra. Commissioned by The Kristiansand Symphony Orchestra.
Premiered by The Kristiansand Symphony Orchestra, dir: Rolf Gupta, May 17., 2008 in The Kristiansand Cathedral. Orch: 3(1)-2-2-2 4-3-3-1 perc:2 timp Harp Pno/cel str. Durata:10 '
The Crystal Cabinet
(2002), Concerto for violine, piano and orchestra. Commissioned by Peter Herresthal. Premiered by Peter Herresthal, Gonzalo Moreno, The Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, dir: Eivind Aadland, February 2003.
Orch: 3(1)-3(1)-3(1)-3(1) 4-3-3-1 perc:3 timp. Pf hp solo pf, vln str. Durata:20'
Peer Gynt - Fantasy
(1999) concert Fantasy for Violine and orchestra, based on themes from Griegs's "Peer Gynt". Commisioned by NRK, for the Summer Concert in Hollmenkollen.
First performance by Arve Tellefsen, violine and The Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Manfred Honeck, 18. June, 2000. Hollmenkollen Ski Jump, Oslo.
De Profundis: Psalm for Orchestra
(1996) Commissioned by The Grenland Symphony Orchestra.
First performance by The Grenland Symphony Orchestra, Helga Botn, soprano, Harald Bergersen, saxophone, Terje Tjervåg, organ, Grenland Trombonelaug, conducted by Arild Andersen, Skien Church, March 17. 1996.
Soprano, soprano saxophone, 6 trombones, organ, orchestra
..in the night before the town crier begins to cry...
(1994) for narrator and orchestra. Commissioned by The Norwegian Society of Composers. Dedicated to Ken Saro-Wiwa.
First performance at The Conference for Freedom of Speech, Stavanger Concert Hall. The Stavanger Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Kjell Seim, Stavanger, Sept. 21, 1994. Broadcasted on national television.
(1991-92) for orchestra.
First performance by The Juilliard Orchestra, conducted by Eduardo Browne, Alice Tully Hall, New York, March 23. 1992.
(1983) for orchestra Premiered by The Akershus Youth Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Alan Suttie, Eidsvoll Church, 1983. Score and parts available from the composer.
(2006) for orchestra. Commissioned by The Grenland Symphony Orchestra for their 100 years anniversary. Premiered by The Grenland Symphony Orchestra, dir: Kjell Ingebrigtsen, November 2006. Orch: 3(1)-2-2-2 4-3-3-1 perc timp str. Durata:7 '
The whirls of the witches
(2005), concertoverture for orchestra. Commissioned by The Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra for Norsk Hydro's 100 years anniversary. Premiered by The Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, November 2005. Orch: 3(1)-3(1)-3(1)-3(1) 4-3-3-1 perc:3 timp. Pf hp str. Durata:7 '
The forgeries of jealousy
(2000) - a passion aria for soprano and orchestra. Text from "A midsummernight's dream" by Shakespeare Commissioned by The Trondheim Symphony Orchestra. First performed by The Trondheim Symphony Orchestra, Guri Egge, soprano, conducted by Michel Tabachnik, 5. May, 2000. Olavshallen, Trondheim.
Concerto for flute and orchestra
(1998) Commissioned by Ingela Øien.
First performance by Ingela Øien, flute and The Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Simone Young, 19. November 1998, Grieghallen, Bergen.
Concerto for oboe and orchestra
(1995) Commissioned by Steinar Hannevold.
First performance by Steinar Hannevold, oboe,The Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Dimitri Kitajenko. Grieghallen, Bergen, Febr. 29. 1996.
Broadcasted in Norwegian and Danish Radio.
Link til Music Online> Concerto for oboe and orchestra with obligato string sextet, Steinar Hannevold
(1992) for violin and orchestra.
First performance by The State Academy Orchestra, Peter Herresthal, violin, conducted by Simon Streatfeild. The Norwegian State Academy, Oslo, April 23. 1993. Performed at The Bergen International Music Fesival 1993, and broadcasted on national radio. Also performed by The Stavanger Symphony Orchestra, The Trondheim Symphony Orchestra, The Riverside Symphony, New York, The Malmö Music Academy Orchestra. Released on CD; "Absolute Pling Plong" 1995. Publisher: Norsk Musikforlag, Oslo.