JSBohlin - CV and works list

Photo: Love Strandell

COMPOSITIONS

 

(listed by years)

Jonas Söderman Bohlin born in 1963 in Stockholm.

Education:

 

The Royal College of Music 1990-97

studies in composition for Daniel Börtz, Sven-David Sandström and Magnus Lindberg.

Studies in counterpoint, music theory and arrangement 1990-93 for Lars-Erik Rosell and Bo Wallner.

Studies in electroacoustic music 1991-97 for Bill Brunson and Pär Lindgren.

Kappellsbergs Music School 1987-90 - Studies in counterpoint, music theory, arrangement and composition for Olov Franzén, Jan Wolf-Watz and Peter Lyne.

COMPOSITIONS

 

(listed by category)

OPERA

  • Tristessa - 2018 full-length opera text: Elensky/Bohlin Video artist Ann-Sofi Sidén. Commissioned by The Royal Opera
  • Three Sins - 1995 chamber opera libretto: Erik Wallrup

 

 

VOCAL MUSIC

  • Holocene - 2008 big orchestra, choir and soprano (text: Majgull Axelsson) - commissioned by Swedish Radio/Berwaldhallen. Holocene Oratorio received the award for the most intriguing vocal work in 2009 by the Stockholm Music Association.
  • Windows - 2008 Performed by KammarensembleN, soloist Jeanette Bjurling. Chamber ensemble and soprano - commissioned by KammarensembleN
  • Media Oratorio, 7 Juli - 2002 chamber ensemble, two sopranos and baryton (text:Torbjörn Elensky) Commissioned by Svenska Rikskonserter, KammarensembleN
  • I Saw it All - 2000 chamber ensemble and soprano (text: Torbjörn Elensky) Commissioned

by Musik i Skåne.

  • Camera Obscura - 1997 chamber ensemble and baryton (text: Heiner Müller)
  • Trakt – 1992 chamber ensemble and soprano (text: Katarina Frostensson) commissioned by KammarensembleN
  • The Sick Rose - 1990 chamber ensemble and soprano (text: Wiliam Blake)
  • Natten / The Night 1988 chamber ensemble, soprano and alt (text: Mikael Strunge)

 

 

ORCHESTRAL MUSIC

  • Nerve - 2005 string orchestra - commissioned by Musica Vitae
  • Oceanian - 1997 orchestra
  • Vingslag - 1996 chamber orchestra - commissioned by the Swedish Chamber Orchestra
  • Area - 1994 orchestra - commissioned by Stockholm Youth Orchestra

 

 

CONCERTOS

(Soloist: Jonas Lindgård) Performed by The Nordic Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Staffan Larsson Ex1. Ex2.

(Soloist: Johan Ullén)

 

 

CHORAL MUSIC

  • Psychotropes - 2003 for mixed choir - commissioned by Le Jeune Chœur de Paris and Swedish Rikskonserter
  • Lamento - 1998 (text: Erik Wallrup) for mixed choir - commissioned and performed by St:Jacobs Chamber Choir, conducted by Gary Graden Ex1. Ex2. Ex3.

 

 

 

PIANO QUARTET

  • Efter Tidens Slut - 2012 pf, cl, vln, vlc. with support by Konstnärsnämnden and Statens musikverk.

 

 

STRING QUARTET

 

 

SOLO

  • Blaablabla project - 1999 bassoon live-electronic commissioned by Svenska Rikskonserter

 

 

PIANO TRIO

  • Pianotrio – 2005 commissioned by Lunds Kammarmusikförening

 

 

PIANO QUINTET

  • Stans - 1993

 

 

SAXOPHONE QUARTET

 

 

BAROQUE QUARTET

  • Primate Spring - 1995

 

 

CHAMBER ORCHESTRA

  • 4XFaust Horror Vacui – 1999 - 2002 commissioned by The Nordic Chamber Orchestra

 

 

MUSIC FOR CHOREOGRAPHY

  • Döden döden – 2005 electroacoustic music to modern dance commissioned by Svenska Rikskonserter
  • Dörrar / Dors - 1995 electroacoustic music to modern dance
  • Spektralälvors Dans - 1994 electroacoustic music to modern dance commissioned by Gymnastics European Championship
  • Maniacsongs - 93 electroacoustic music to modern dance

 

 

MUSIC FOR FILM

 

FESTIVALS

2008

  • Baltic Sea Festival – Stockholm – Holocene, secular oratorio. Performed by The Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, choir and the mezzo soprano Malena Ernman conducted by Esa-Pekka Salonen

 

2005

  • Chamber Music Festival – Lund – Piano Trio performed by Kungsbacka Piano Trio

 

2004

  • Nordic Music Days – Copenhagen – String Quarett 2 performed by Ars Nova String Quartet

 

2003

  • Biennaledárt vocal – Paris – Psychotropes for mixed choir performed by Le Jeune Chœur de Paris, conductor Bo Johansson

 

2002

  • Magma – Berlin - Nunatak string quartet performed by Vertavo Quartett

 

2000

  • World music days – Luxemburg – Nunatak string quartet performed by Arditti Quartet

 

1999

  • Contrasts, 5th International Contemporary Music Festival – Ukraine – Deep Beeps saxophone quartet performed by Stockholm Saxophone Quartet

 

CONCERT SELECTION

 

2018

  • Royal Academi of Music - Malva Kvartetten String Quartet
  • Örgyte Nya KA - Rilke-ensemblen Chromatic Conguence Choir
  • Royal Opera House in Stockholm - Tristessa

 

2017

  • St: Johannes KA Akademiska orkestern - Windows

 

2016

 

2012

 

2010

  • Stockholm Italian Cultural Institution – Windows – chamber concert

 

2009

  • Sundsvall City Hall – violin concerto

 

2008

  • Stockholm Berwaldhallen – Holocene, secular oratorio – big orchestra, choir and soprano. A recording were also broadcasted in Swedish Television, SVT
  • Stockholm Moderna Museet - Windows – chamber concert

 

2006

  • Malmö – String Quartet 2
  • Härnösand - Stans – piano quintet

 

2005

  • Västerås Concert Hall – piano concerto
  • Lund - Skissernas Museum – piano trio
  • Växjö Concert Hall – Nerve - string orchestra
  • Stockholm Cultural Center – Döden döden - electroacoustic music to modern dance
  • Växjö Concert Hall - Döden döden - electroacoustic music to modern dance
  • Härnösand – Deep Beeps – saxophone quartet

 

2004

  • Malmö Mazetti Hall - String Quartet 2
  • Copenhagen - String Quartet 2
  • Leningrad – Deep Beeps – saxophone quartet
  • Stockholm Nybrokajen 11 Concert Hall - String Quartet 2

 

2003

  • Stockholm Concert Hall – Nunatak - String Quartet
  • Paris cité de la musique – Psychotropes – mixed choir
  • Stockholm cultural center – chamber concert

 

2002

  • Berlin Otto-Braun-Saal - Nunatak - String Quartet
  • Norway Hagelund - String Quartet 2
  • Malmö Palladium - String Quartet 2
  • Stockholm cultural center - Media Oratorio, The Seventh of July - secular oratorio
  • Sundsvall - String Quartet 2

 

2001

  • Norrköping art gallery – I Saw it All – chamber ensemble and soprano
  • Sundsvall – Horror Vacui 3 – chamber concert
  • Stockholm Nybrokajen 11 Concert Hall – Deep Beeps – Saxophone Quartet

 

2000

  • Malmö – I Saw it All – chamber ensemble and soprano
  • Copenhagen – I Saw it All – chamber ensemble and soprano
  • Luxemburg - Nunatak - string quartet
  • Sundsvall – Horror Vacui 2 – chamber concert
  • Stockholm Moderna Museet - I Saw it All – chamber ensemble and soprano

 

1999

  • Sundsvall – Horror Vacui 1 – chamber concert
  • Stockholm Swedish Radio Concert Hall 2 – Blaablabla project – Bassoon and live electronic

 

1998

  • Stockholm – Lamento – mixed choir
  • Germany Bavaria – Lamento – mixed choir
  • Stockholm Swedish Radio Concert Hall 2 – Deep Beeps – Saxophone Quartet

 

1997

  • Stockholm Swedish Radio Concert Hall 2 – Camera Obscura – chamber ensemble and baryton, Trakt – chamber ensemble and soprano
  • Stockholm Berwaldhallen – Oceanian and Area for big orchestra.
  • Stockholm Berwaldhallen - Camera Obscura – chamber ensemble and baryton

 

1996

  • New York – Nunatak - string quartet, Three Sins – chamber opera - recording to dance perfomance
  • Örebro Concert Hall – Vingslag – Orchestra

 

1995

  • Stockholm Swedish Radio Concert Hall 2 – Primate Spring – baroque quartet
  • Ytterjärna cultural center - Nunatak - string quartet
  • Stockholm Käggelbanan - Three Sins – chamber opera
  • Stockholm cultural center – Doors - electroacoustic music to modern dance
  • Stockholm The Modern Dance Theater – Doors - electroacoustic music to modern dance

 

1994

  • Stockholm The Globe Arena, opening cerenomy for Gymnastics European Championship – Spektralälvors dans - electroacoustic music to modern dance

 

1993

  • Stockholm Fylkingen – Stans – piano quintet
  • Stockholm cultural center – Maniac Songs - electroacoustic music to modern dance

 

1992

  • Stockholm Swedish Radio Concert Hall 2 – Trakt – chamber ensemble and soprano

 

 

 

EDUCATION

Royal College of Music in Stockholm 1990-97 studies in composition for Daniel Börtz, Sven-David Sandström and Magnus Lindberg. Studies in counterpoint, music theory and arrangement 1990-93 for Lars-Erik Rosell and Bo Wallner. Studies in electroacoustic music 1991-97 for Bill Brunson and Pär Lindgren.

Music School, Kappellsberg 1987-90 - studies in counterpoint, music theory and composition for Olov Franzén, Jan Wolf-Watz and Peter Lyne.