From 1983 working fulltime as composer. During 1988-93 also
as a teacher in orchestration at the Royal Music College.
Since 1993 again working fulltime as composer.
Made the début as a composer with the first of the ¨Trois
pièces pour grand orchestre¨ in Copenhagen during the
Has recieved commissions for soloists, ensembles and
orchestras both in Sweden as from abroad.
The music has received prizes in competitions and also been
awarded otherwise, f.i. with the grand Christ Johnson-award
in 2000 for ¨Concerto grosso I¨.
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in Stockholm performed many of
his orchestral works and chamber music during the
Tonsättarweekenden (Composer´s weekend) in 2008.
Requiem was first performed in 2010 by the Uppsala Chamber
Orchestra, Jacobs Chamber and Clara's Motet Choir and was
awarded in 2011 by the Stockholm Music Society, and
received the prize for the year's finest works, in the
category of works for large ensemble and music drama, by
the Association of Swedish Music Publishers the same year.
The creative output alongside orchestral and chamber music,
including also operas: ¨Klassresan¨ to own libretto, was
performed for the inauguration of the University College of
Opera Stage Theatre in Stockholm in 2003.
Opera Zarah (libretto Claes Fellbom) had its world premiere
at the Folk Opera in September 2007 and was seen by more
than 25,000 during the 52 performances during the fall.
Kira - in the house where I live, in collaboration with
Charlotte Engelkes and Sophie Holgersson, premiered in
October 2013 in Västerås Concert Hall.
Born 6th of July 1954 in Stockholm. Played in a band called
¨Östan Sol, Västan Måne¨ (East of Sun, West of Moon).
Studied music at Birkagården Public High School in
Stockholm 1973-75. Worked as a musician and
composer/arranger at different theatre companies. Studied
composition at the Royal Music College in Stockholm 1979-83
for prof. Gunnar Bucht, Arne Mellnäs, Brian Ferneyhough and