JSBohlin - CV and works list

Photo: Love Strandell

COMPOSITIONS

Jonas Söderman Bohlin — 1963, lives and work in Stockholm.

 

Education:

The Royal College of Music — 1990-97

Studies in composition for Daniel Börtz, Sven-David Sandström, Pär Lindgren 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.

Kapellsbergs 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

  • Chromatic Congruence Choir - 2018 - Mixed Choir commissioned by The Rilke-Enesemble Text Harry Martinson, Publisher Ejeby Förlag
  • 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



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