110219, 15:00, Västerås konserthus, Sweden
Performance opera Songs of Insanity version #6 is performed in Västerås konserthus in collaboration with URUK. Songs of Insanity is a work of performanceart, opera and improvisation by Stefan Klaverdal and Lisa Hansson.
Read more in VLT and on URUKs blog.
110212, 1600, Rodenkyrkan, Norrtälje
Weber quartet performs ”The Sacred Family” for string quartet and computer in Norrtälje.
Read about the quartet and the performance here (in Swedish)
101216, 1900, Murberget, Länsmuseet Västernorrland, Härnösand, Sweden
Performance of The Sacred Family with Swedish Weber Quartet on the quartets ”grande finale” concert!
101201, 1200, Ålsta Folkhögskola, Sundsvall, Sweden
Performance of The Sacred Family with Swedish Weber Quartet!
The Swedish newspaper Dagbladet wrote about the concert here.
Remix of Haydn symphonies no. 28-42, created to the Haydn celebration in Malmö 2009. This was originally performed live with the other 104 symphonies by Haydn, remixed both for electronics and for chamber orchestra. This video was created very recently. See it here: PSTNG HDN rmx (or Pasting Haydn 3)
Classical CD Reviews
Well known writer, journalist and editor Gavin Dixon writes about the CD Revelations:
In common with Tippett, Klaverdal is a composer who constantly wrestles with tradition, yet mixes the new and the old with such fluency that the whole process seems almost intuitive (…) An interesting album with plenty of musical ideas you won’t find anywhere else.
Read it here
101114, 15.00, Palladium, Malmö, Sweden
First performance of price-winning work Attack Music (later re-named to Consensus Music) by ContemporarY Ensemble in the concert Open Call where the winning works of a call for score are presented.
101113, 18:00, Ängelholms Kyrka, Ängelholm, Sweden
Performance of EAM-piece/Music installation du som gick före oss on Swedish Psalm 74. The performance is a part of the service “Creation” using improvised music on texts by Olof Hartman.
The piece was a commission from Lunds Domkyrkoförsamling/Lunds Stift.
”But for me… who is not so well versed in contemporary classical music, it feels new and exiting. For if done right it can take the music to unimaginable heights.”
Read it here (in Swedish)
Dagens Nyheter, 100929
Swedens largest newspaper, DN (Dagens Nyheter) has reviewed the CD Revelations! The score was 4/5 and the reviewee particularly liked the piece ”and then I saw” which she felt ”in a fun way explores nagging and musical repetition” (Johanna Paulsson, DN)
Read it here.