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Circe

(2011)  Percussion and ensemble

circe
Circe was commissioned and premiered by Jean Geoffroy and Ensemble Orchestral Contemporain in Lyon 2012. Conductor was Daniel Kawka. See links to videos in the Video section.

Diffusing Grains

(2012)  Percussion quintet

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Diffusing Grains was commissioned and premiered by Percussion Claviers de Lyon.

In the midst of Trespassing No 2

(2010)  Violin, piano, percussion & electronics

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In the midst of Trespassing No 2 was composed for Takefu International Festival and premiered in September 2010.

Aftermath

(2010)  Sax quartet & electronics

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Aftermath for sacophone quartet and live elctronics was commissioned by the Swedish Radio and Radio Canada for Quasar saxohpone quartet. Premiered in Montréal 30/3 & 1/4 2010.

Kinship

(2009)  Ensemble

kinship
Kinship for chamber ensemble was commissioned by the Nordic Chamber Ensemble and premiered by them on tour in Sweden February 2010.

Pendants

(2009)  Ensemble & electronics

pendants
Pendants for ensemble, live electronics and live video was commissioned and will be premiered by Ensemble l’Itineraire, conducted by Dominique Dournaud in Paris 28/4 2009. The piece was commissioned with help from Concerts Sweden and was composed in collaboration with Art Zoyd and technical assistant Carl Faia. The piece is in three movements that are also available as three independant pieces – Pendant I, Pendant II and Pendant III.
Pendant 1
Pendant 2
Pendant 3

You can look at the score at Edition Peters online service here

In the midst of Trespassing

(2009)  Violin, percussion & electronics

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In the midst of Trespassing No 2 was composed for Takefu International Festival and premiered in September 2010.
In the midst of Trespassing

Surfaces Scintillantes

(2008)  Ensemble

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Surfaces Scintillantes was commissioned and premiered by Ensemble XXI, conducted by Dominique Dournaud in Dijon 6/6 2008. Watch a video from the premiere under the Video section of this site.
Surfaces Scintillantes

You can look at the score at Edition Peters online service here

Archvie:Lights

(2007)  Ensemble

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Archive:Lights was commissioned by Nordlys Festival in Tromsø, Norway for the ensemble NordicFusion6. Score and parts available at the Swedish Music Information Centre

Undercurrents

(2007)  Cello, ensemble & electronics

undercurrents
Undercurrents is a concerto for cello, ensemble and live electronics. It was commissioned as a Commande de l’Etat by the French Ministry of Culture and premiered by Benjamin Carat and Ensemble Orchestral Contemporain, conducted by Arie van Beek. The electronics was developed at GRAME in Lyon. Later performed at the ISCM festival 2009.
Undercurrents

the aisle

(2001)  Clarinet & String Quartet

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The aisle was composed at Foundation Royaumont in France and premiered by Dominique Vidal and Quatuor Danel. It has been widely performed by ensembles in Holland, Finland, France and Sweden.
the aisle

Klotho

(2000)  Marimba, cello and percussion quartet

klotho
Klotho was composed for Mika Takehara, Åsa Strid and the Kroumata percussion ensemble who premiered it in 2000. Score and parts available at the Swedish Music Information Centre.

Kull

(1998)  Ensemble / Trio

kull
Kull exists in two versions – one for ensemble (cl, fg, tpt, tbn, perc, vl, cb) and one for trio (alto sax, accordeon & double bass). The trio version was composed for the Norwegian ensemble POING that has played it several times. Score and parts available at the Swedish Music Information Centre.

And Voices Are

(1995)  Saxophone Quartet

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And Voices Are was composed for the Stockholm Saxophone Quartet. It has then been widely performed by saxophone quartets in Sweden and Denmark. It has also been recorded on CD by Jutlandia Saxophone Quartet. And Voices Are is published by Pizzicato Verlag.

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NEWS

Jesper Nordin won the 6:th Brandenburg Biennale orchestral competition!

Jesper Nordin won Swedens largest composition prize for chamber music – Järnåkerstipendiet!
Read more (in Swedish)

See an excerpt from the jam session at the Stockholm Concert house with members from Meshuggah here

Hear the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra and Kent Nagano perform “Åkallan”. GSO Play

REVIEWS

[Ärr] releases into a bursting rhythmic scream that has seldom been heard in classical music. The response from the audience was univocal. A great triumph for Jesper Nordin in his home town.
/Martin Nyström, DN

…forceful, rhythmic and explosive with clear roots in rock music. A future classic?
/Ulf Stenberg, Tidningen Kulturen

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