Concerto for Violin and Orchestra

(2005)
I. Introduzione – Allegro
II. Adagio
III. Finale: Allegro

Commissioned by the Trondheim Symphony Orchestra. Premiered in Olavshallen, Trondheim and NRK Radio in 2006. Released on CD with soloist Marianne Thorsen and the Trondheim Symphony Orchestra conducted by Daniel Reuss in 2008.
Durata: ca. 30 min. Publisher: NB noter.

Lamento: Cissi Klein in memoriam

(2000-2001)
Commissioned by the Trondheim Symphony Orchestra. Premiered in Olavshallen, Trondheim and NRK Radio in 2001. Released on CD with the Trondheim Symphony Orchestra conducted by Eivind Aadland in 2003.

Durata: ca. 15 min. Publisher: NB noter.

Concerto for Double Bass and Orchestra

(1999)
I. Andante
II. Adagio
III. Finale

Commissioned by the Trondheim Symphony Orchestra. Premiered in Olavshallen, Trondheim and NRK Radio in 2000.  Released on CD with soloist Göran Sjölin and the Trondheim Symphony Orchestra conducted by Daniel Reuss in 2008.
Durata: ca. 30 min. Publisher: NB noter.

Kammersymfoni (Symphony No. 2)

(1996)
I. Tempo rubato
II. Finale

Commissioned by the Trondheim Symphony Orchestra. Premiered in Trondheim Concert Hall and NRK Radio in 1997. Released on CD with the Trondheim Symphony Orchestra conducted by Rolf Gupta in 2003.
Durata: ca. 20 min. Publisher: NB noter.

Dopo (Cello Concerto)

(1993)
Commissioned by the Trondheim Soloists. Premiered in Frimurerlosjen, Trondheim and NRK Radio by The Trondheim Soloists and soloist Øyvind Gimse in 1995. Released on CD with the Trondheim Solists and Øyvind Gimse in 2001.
Durata: ca. 15 min. Publisher: Norsk Musikforlag A/S.

Rosevinduet (The Rose Window)

For narrator, flute, oboe, clarinet, percussion, harp, celesta, organ, and strings. Text: Stein Mehren (Nor).
(1992)
I. Vi reiste engang katedralene
II. Dørene til kjærligheten og døden
III. Hva er lys?
IV. Å, lys, gi meg den kjærlighet
V. Rosevindu, skjød og portal
VI. Blikket, innhyllet i mørket
VII. Et regnbueslør er drevet inn

Commissioned by the St. Olaf Festival. Premiered in Nidaros Cathedral, Trondheim and NRK Radio in 1992. Released on CD with the actor Knut Risan and the Trondheim Symphony Orchestra conducted by Daniel Harding in 1999.
Durata: ca. 60 min. Publisher: NB noter.

Klokkeskjæret (The Bell Reef): Symphony No. 1

(1991)
I. Avskjed (Departure)
II. Forlis (Shipwreck)
III. Klokkeskjæret (The Bell Reef)

Commissioned by the Stavanger Symphony Orchestra. Premiered in Stavanger Concert Hall and NRK Radio in 1991. Released on CD with the Trondheim Symphony Orchestra conducted by Christian Eggen in 2003.
Durata: ca. 25 min. Publisher: NB noter.

Understrømmer (Bassoon Concerto)

(1986)
Premiered in Nidaros Cathedral, Trondheim and NRK Radio in 1988 by soloist Hans Petter Aasen and the Trondheim Symphony Orchestra.
Durata: ca. 15 min. Publisher: NB noter.

Stilla

For high voice (soprano or tenor) and orchestra Text: Federico Garcia Lorca (Norwegian Translation).
(1985-86)
Premiered in Frimurerlosjen, Trondheim and NRK Radio by soloist Harald Bjørkøy and the Trondheim Symphony Orchestra conducted by Terje Boye Hansen.
Durata: ca. 7 min. Publisher: NB noter.

Two movements for String Orchestra

(1985)
Premiered in Stavanger Concert Hall in 1985 by the Stavanger Symphony Orchestra.
Durata: ca. 12 min. Publisher: NB noter.

Mass for Modern Man

For 2 soloists (soprano and baritone), mixed choir and orchestra. New texts in English by Jessica Gordon mixed with the traditional texts of the Latin Mass.
(2015)
I. Kyrie eleison
II. Loss of a Homeland: The Refugee
III. Gloria
IV. Loss of a Child
V. Credo
VI. Loss of Faith and Hope for the Future
VII. Sanctus
VIII. Agnus Dei

Commissioned by Domkapellmeisterin Lucia Hilz, Münchner Dommusik. Premiered in the Nidaros Cathedral and NRK Radio in 2015 by Mari Eriksmoen, soprano, Johannes Weisser, baritone, Det norske Solistkor, Trondheim Sinfonietta and conductor Eivind Gullberg Jensen (opening concert – St. Olaf Festival). German première in Münchner Dom, November 2015 by Andrea Lauren Brown, soprano, Christian Hilz, baritone, Domchor München, Junge Domkantorei München, Münchner Domorchester and conductor, Domkapellmeisterin Lucia Hilz.
Durata: ca. 65 min. Publisher: NB noter.

 

David and Bathsheba

Opera-Oratorio in Two Acts. Libretto in English by Jessica Gordon For 5 soloists (mezzo soprano, 2 tenors, baritone, bass), mixed choir and orchestra.
(2008)

Commissioned by the St. Olaf Festival. Premiered in the Nidaros Cathedral and NRK Radio in 2008. Released on CD with soloists Johannes Weisser, Anna Einarsson, Nils Harald Sødal, Fredrik Akselberg and Lars Johansson Brissmann, the Trondheim Symphony Orchestra and Vocal ensemble conducted by Tönu Kaljuste. The CD was released by 2L in 2012, and was nominated for an American Grammy in the category Best Opera Recording.
Durata: ca 75 min. Publisher: NB noter.

 

Requiem – for the victims of Nazi persecution

For 3 soloists (soprano, alto and baritone), mixed choir and orchestra. New texts in English by Edwin Morgan mixed with the traditional texts of the Requiem Mass.
(2002)
I. Requiem aeternam
II. Dies irae
III. The Yellow Triangle: Jews
IV. Kyrie eleison
V. The Brown Triangle: Gypsies
VI. Agnus Dei
VII. The Pink Triangle: Homosexuals
VIII. Psalm 13
IX. Libera me
X. In paradisum

Commissioned by the Nidaros Cathedral Choir. Premiered by conductor Vivianne Sydnes in the Nidaros Cathedral and NRK Radio in 2002. Released on CD with soloists Noemi Kiss, Catherine King and Christian Hilz, the Washington National Cathedral Choir and Orchestra conducted by Michael McCarthy in 2004.
Durata: ca. 55 min. Publisher: NB noter.

Å bera lyset

For Mezzo-soprano, Clarinet and Piano. Text: Helge Torvund (Nor).
(2016)
I. Eg føddes på ei slette
II. Me skal elska som dyr og som englar
III. Mitt ansvar er å bera lyset
IV. Kom ut, kom ut, høyr vindane blæs
V. Om du ligg heilt stille

Commissioned by MiSK
Durata: ca. 17 min. Publisher: NB Noter.

Trio Luna

per flauto (anche flauto contralto), viola e arpa
(2016)
I. Luna mattutina
II. Luna notturna

Commissioned by Trio Luna
Durata: ca. 17 min. Publisher: NB Noter

Ruf und Nachklang

Piano solo.
(2013)
I. Allegro
II. Adagio rubato

Commissioned by Knut Erik Jensen. Premiered at the Røros Vinterfestspill and NRK Radio in 2014.
Durata: ca. 17 min. Publisher: Norsk Musikforlag A/S.

String Quartet No. 2

(2012)
I. Adagio
II. Allegro
III. Adagio rubato – Allegro fugato

Commissioned by NYCMF. Premiered by Jakob Koranyi, Wouter Raubenheimer, Sanghee Cheong and Laurens Weinhold in Kjell Pahr Iversen Gallery, Stavanger in 2012.
Durata: ca. 20 min. Publisher: Norsk Musikforlag A/S.

Aske (Ashes)

For solo violin.
(2010)
Commissioned by Henning Kraggerud and Vestfoldfestspillene. Premiered by Henning Kraggerud at Vestfoldfestspillene and NRK Radio in 2010. Released on the CD Munch Suite with Henning Kraggerud in 2013, on the CD Nine Solos for Nine Violinists with Victoria Putterman in 2012 and on a Sheva CD with Agnes Langer in 2013.
Durata: ca. 5 min. Publisher: Norsk Musikforlag A/S.

Descent and Ascension

For organ
(2009)
I. Descent
II. Ascension

Commissioned by the Nidaros Cathedral. Premiered by Per Fridtjov Bonsaksen in the Nidaros Cathedral on the opening concert of Orgelfest 09.
Durata: ca. 18 min. Publisher: Cantando.

Piano Trio No. 2

(2002)
Commissioned by Trio Alpacca. Premiered in Banff, Canada in 2003.
Durata: ca. 20 min. Publisher: Norsk Musikforlag A/S.

Sonata for Violin and Cello

(2001)
I. Andante rubato
II. Adagio
III. Allegro

Commissioned by the Oslo Chamber Music Festival. Premiered at Akershus festning, Oslo in 2001 by David Coucheron and Ernst Simon Glaser.
Durata: ca. 14 min. Publisher: Norsk Musikforlag A/S.

Sonanza e Cadenza

For violin and piano.
(1998)
Commissioned by Rikskonsertene. Premiered in Universitetets aula, Oslo in 1999 and NRK Radio by Marianne Thorsen and Håvard Gimse.
Durata: ca. 14 min. Publisher: Norsk Musikforlag A/S.

Olavs draum

For soprano, flute, trombone, percussion, and piano. Text: Draumkvedet (Nor).
(1995)
Commissioned by Orpheus. Premiered in Tromsø in 1996.
Durata ca. 20 min. Publisher: NB noter.

Trio for Violin, Cello and Piano

(1994)
I. Tempo rubato
II. Andante
III. Allegro energico

Commissioned by Trio Nidaros. Premiered in Olavshallen, Trondheim in 1994. Released on CD with Trio Nidaros in 1997.
Durata: ca. 20 min. Publisher: Norsk Musikforlag A/S.

Lamento for Oboe

(1990)
Commissioned by the Nidaros Cathedral for the memorial service of King Olav V. Premiered in the Nidaros Cathedral and NRK TV, Trondheim in 1990.
Durata: ca. 5 min. Publisher: NB Noter.

Runer

For clarinet, trombone and piano.
(1989)
Commissioned by Trio Tonus. Premiered in Stavanger Concert Hall in 1989.
Durata: ca. 15 min. Publisher: NB noter.

Sonata for Flute and Piano

(1987)
I. Lento rubato – Allegro non troppo
II. Ritmico – Andante – Vivace

Commissioned by the University of Trondheim. Premiered in Trondheim Kunstforening in 1987. Released on CD with Annika Nordstrøm and Margaret Stachiewicz in 1997.
Durata: ca. 14 min. Publisher: Norsk Musikforlag A/S.

Two Poems by Montale

For soprano, flute, oboe and piano. Text: Eugenio Montale (It.).
(1986)
I. Mediterraneo: Antico, sono ubriacato
II. Piccolo testamento

Premiered in Universitetets aula, Oslo in 1985. Released on CD with Ingebjørg Kosmo, Annika Nordstrøm, Kåre Aambø and Margaret Stachiewicz in 1997.
Durata: ca. 14 min. Publisher: Norsk Musikforlag A/S.

String Quartet No. 1

(1985)
I. Allegro molto intensivo – Andante rubato
II. Adagio
III. Lento espressivo

Premiered in Universitetets aula and NRK Radio, Oslo in 1986.
Durata: ca. 20 min. Publisher: NB noter.

Solo Sonata for Oboe

(1984)
I. Andante
II. Allegro
III. Adagio rubato

Premiered by Erik Waldejer in Stavanger in 1984.
Durata: ca. 14 min. Publisher: NB noter.

Sonata for Oboe and Piano

(1982)
Premiered in the Munch Museum, Oslo in 1983.
Durata: ca. 14 min. Publisher: NB noter.

Vandring ved havet

For two pianos
(1983)
Premiered in Oslo. Released on CD with Jorunn Marie Bratlie and Ivar Anton Waagaard in 2011.
Durata: Ca. 8 min. Publisher: NB noter.

Three Shakespeare Sonnets

For soprano and piano. Text: William Shakespeare.
(1982)
I. Sonnett No. 60
II. Sonnett No. 30
III. Sonnett No. 33

Premiered in Universitetets aula in Oslo and NRK Radio in 1982 by Ragna Dahlen and Jorunn Marie Bratlie. Released on CD with Ingebjørg Kosmo and Margaret Stachiewicz in 1997.
Durata: ca. 13 min. Publisher: Norsk Musikforlag A/S.

Sonatina for Piano

(1982)
I. Allegro moderato
II. Adagio
III. Allegro

Premiered in the Munch Museum, Oslo and NRK Radio in 1982.
Durata: ca. 14 min. Publisher: NB noter.

Sonatina for Three Woodwinds

For flute, oboe and bassoon.
(1981)
I. Andante
II. Adagio
III. Allegro Premiered at Bryne Kino in 1982.

Durata: ca. 13 min. Publisher: NB noter.

Haugtussa

For Soprano and Piano. Text: Arne Garborg.
(1981)
I. Fyrivarsel
II. Haugtussa
III. Laget
IV. Måneskinsmøyane
V. Draken
VI. Haust
VII. Troll-dans
VIII. I blåhaug
IX. Fri

Commissioned by Noregs Ungdomslag for Garborg-dagane in 1981. Premiered at Bryne Kino in 1981.
Durata: ca. 27 min. Publisher: NB noter.

 

 

The Shepherds and the Angels

For mixed choir and harp Text: Luke 2: 8-14 (Eng)
(2010)
Commissioned by the Nidaros Cathedral Choir. Premiered by Willy Postma, Nidaros Vocalis, and the Nidaros Cathedral Choir conducted by Vivianne Sydnes in 2010.
Durata: ca. 14 min. Publisher: Cantando.

Hymn to Love

For women’s choir and string orchestra. Text: 1 Corinthians 13 (Eng).
(2009)
Commissioned by Embla. Premiered in February 2010 by Embla and the Trondheim Soloists.
Durata: ca. 16 min. Publisher: Cantando.

H.C. Andersens inntog i himmelen

For tenor, mixed choir, piano and string quartet. Text: Eirik Lodén (Nor).
(2008)
Commissioned by Cantemus. Premiered in Stavanger kunstforening, in 2009.
Durata: ca 20 min. Publisher: NB noter.

Magnificat

For soprano, women’s choir and organ. Text: Luke 1: 46-55 (Eng).
(2004)
Commissioned by Musikk i Nidarosdomen. Premiered in the Nidaros Cathedral by Randi Stene and the Nidaros Cathedral’s Girl’s Choir, conducted by Vivianne Sydnes in 2005.
Durata: ca. 10 min. Publisher: NB noter.

To Wergeland-dikt

For mixed choir a capella. Text: Henrik Wergeland (Nor).
(1991)
I. Efter tidens leilighed
II. Til min Gyldenlak

Commissioned by Noble Noise. Premiered in Tallin in 1991.
Durata: ca. 12 min. Publisher: NB noter.

Alt i universet

For mixed choir. Text: Stein Mehren (Nor).
(1988)
I. Alt i universet
II. Kroppen og rommet

Commissioned by the Trondheim Chamber Choir. Premiered in the Nidaros Cathedral, Trondheim in 1988.
Durata: ca. 14 min. Publisher: NB noter.

Tonen

For mixed choir and string quartet. Text: Knut Hamsun (Nor).
(1988)
Commissioned by Nordland Sang- og musikkråd. Premiered in Mosjøen in 1988.
Durata: ca 8 min. Publisher: NB noter.

Vær hilset

For mixed choir and string quartet. Text: Petter Dass (Nor).
(1988)
Commissioned by Nordland Sang- og musikkråd. Premiered in Mosjøen in 1988.
Durata: ca. 7 min. Publisher: NB noter.

All tid

For women’s choir a capella. Text: Stein Mehren (Nor).
(1987)
Commissioned by Kvindelige Studenters Sangforening. Premiered in Oslo in 1987.
Durata ca. 7 min. Publisher: NB noter.

Sonetto di Tasso

For mixed choir and organ. Text: Torquato Tasso (It.).
(1984)
Commissioned by Suttungkoret. Premiered in Hamar Cathedral in 1984. Released on CD with the Nidaros Cathedral Choir and Per Fridtjov Bonsaksen in 1992.
Durata: ca. 7 min. Publisher: Norsk Musikforlag.

Keplers Lovsang

For mixed choir and organ. Text: Johannes Kepler (Norwegian translation).
(1983)
Commissioned by Suttungkoret. Premiered in Oslo in 1983.
Durata: ca. 8 min. Publisher: NB noter.