Vad är grenens fel? Five new pieces for childrens choir and string quartet are premiered and quasi-staged at Malmö Opera in a gala concert for the Malmö Opera Childrens Choir, celebrating five years as a choir.
Conductor and leader is Kristina Wessman-Svensson.
Rosa Rorans Bonitatem, a new piece for choir and optional computer is premiered. The piece is based on or referring to St. Birgitta especially written to the church (with 7 seconds of reverberation!) and commissioned by the choir Mälarton from Stockholm.
Other pieces by Klaverdal: Hör, rösten från himlen (choir version and version for solo and piano), Klart porlande vatten, När nattens mörker föll. Also live performance by Klaverdal.
Jag ville vara en annan, a new piece on lyrics by Per Lagerkvist for Essens:1 and choir is performed in a program with arrangements by Klaverdal of several other classical and popular tunes. Read more here.
”Ser du människa?” is not only a concert. It is neither only a service or a play. It is perhaps a state of being, where you are invited to meditate.
Based on texts from the Book of Revelations, Olof Hartman, and Arne H Lindgren this event explores ways of relating to text, sounds, music and space within the context of the church, containing a choir, actors, computer, and a mass.
Choir: Saxenborn Singers, Conductor: Joachim Saxenborn, Actors: Kerstin Andersson, Matthias Thorbjörnsson, Priest: Lena Sjöstrand, Computer: Stefan Klaverdal
The event is a part of a larger project including a sound installation and readings of the texts. This event occurs as part of the Lund International Choral Festival and readings of the texts in relation to the installation.
First performance of the open piece Common Music during Nordic Music Days 2012. The piece is composed for any ensemble of at least 6 people, and performance is made by a large variety of people, from singers to accordionplayers. It is commissioned and composed especially to Nordic Music Days 2012.