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Nordin, Jesper - M - Sweden 

 
 

 

Biography

Jesper Nordin (* 1971)
Jesper Nordin’s music is starting to make a mark on the
international music scene with its characteristic soundworld and
powerful emotional impact.
The music of Jesper Nordin, with
its traces of traditional Swedish folk music, rock music and
improvised music, is performed and broadcast throughout the
world. His orchestral music has been performed by symphony
orchestras like BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Basel
Symphony Orchestra, Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra,
Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Trondheim Symphony
Orchestra and others.
Upcoming orchestral commissions
include premieres by Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
conducted by Kent Nagano and the Swedish Radio Symphony
Orchestra conducted by Daniel Harding. In 2014 the Royal
Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra will highlight the music of
Jesper Nordin during a four day portrait festival.
Apart from his orchestral music he is also regularly performed
by major contemporary music ensembles. His music has been
programmed by Ensemble Itinérare and Ensemble Orchestral
Contemporain in France, ASKO ensemble in Holland, San
Francisco Contemporary Music Players in the US and many
others. He has worked with conductors like Daniel Harding,
Pierre-André Valade, François-Xavier Roth, Eivind Gullberg-
Jensen, Daniel Kawka and Franck Ollu. He has received
commissions from major ensembles and institutions in Europe, including the French Ministry of Culture,
Mairie de Paris as well as several Art Councils and radio stations in Europe and North America.
He has received many international awards as well as Swedens most prestigious composition prize - the
Royal Christ Johnson Award. His music has been played at many ISCM festivals as well as festivals like
Gaudeamus, Festival en Scéne, Ultima, Stockholm New Music, Tokyo Summer Music Festival, Montréal
New Music, Archipel, Ars Nova and others.
After studies for Pär Lindgren, Bent Sørensen and William Brunson at the Royal College in Stockholm he
studied at IRCAM in Paris with Philippe Leroux and was later invited as a ”Visiting Scholar” to Stanford
University for studies with Brian Ferneyhough and research at the CCRMA studio.
From 2004 to 2006 he was Composer in Residence at P2, the Swedish Radio’s serious music channel. In
2006 the Swedish Radio released the portrait-cd ”Residues” that include several of his major orchestral
pieces as well as works for choir, solo instruments and electronics. "Residues" has been hailed as a
"milestone for contemporary music lovers" in France and as "a central album of the Swedish music from
the first decade of the 21:st century" in
Swedish press.
His work at different electroacoustic studios around the world has made electronics a major part of his
musical language both as a composer and as a performer with different constellations. His ensemble Trio
Trespassing released their debut CD ”Transitory Frames” in 2009 and was called ”the most important CD
of the year” in Swedens largest newspaper.
He has also had huge success with his iOS app Gestrument that is
based on his own composition
technique.
It is used worldwide to create music in genres ranging from Electronica and Techno to Jazz
impro and Contemporary classical music.
For more info see
www.gestrument.com and www.jespernordin.com

 

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