Jon Mostad

Jon Mostad

composer

 

“Thank you for introducing me to the music of Jon Mostad

            Matthew Berry, Director of Commotio, Oxford, UK, to the publisher of Two Psalms, 2006.



“The music is full of sound, light, dramatic digressions, and a rock solid handling of the complex machinery of

a huge symphony orchestra”

            Hugo Lauritz Jensen in  review of the CD ACD 4978 with orchestral works by Jon Mostad in Dagens Næringsliv

                21.09.1996

       


  1.        

  2. News:

  3. New recording:

  4. Mer enn seier (Rom. 8,37-39) recorded by the Finnish choir Sancti Amici, cond.: Minna Wesslund and Jarkko Yli-Annala, organ, on the CD «Hallayö», SA-2016.

  5. New publication:

  6. Fri meg, Herre (Psalm 140,2-7;13-14) and English version: Rescue me, Lord for mixed choir SATB and organ,

  7. published by Cantando musikkforlag, Stavanger.

  8. Past events:

  9. 2016

  10. 23rd August: The Lord Is My Shepherd, no. 2 of Two Psalms was sung by the chamber choir Caro canto (Dresden), Østsiden Church, Fredrikstad.

  11. 22nd August: The Lord Is My Shepherd, no. 2 of Two Psalms was sung by the chamber choir Caro canto (Dresden), Hafslundsøy Church, Sarpsborg.

  12. 21st August: The Lord Is My Shepherd, no. 2 of Two Psalms was sung by the chamber choir Caro canto (Dresden), Meland Church.

  13. 19th August: The Lord Is My Shepherd, no. 2 of Two Psalms was sung by the chamber choir Caro canto (Dresden), Fana Church, Bergen.

  14. 17th August: The Lord Is My Shepherd, no. 2 of Two Psalms was sung by the chamber choir Caro canto (Dresden), Sokndal Church.

  15. 14th August: The Lord Is My Shepherd, no. 2 of Two Psalms was sung by the chamber choir Caro canto (Dresden), Vanse Curch.

  16. 2015

  17. 7th November: The Last Supper fromTwo Church Pictures played by Ole Martin Huser-Olsen, guitar, in Sarpsborg.

  18. 8th March: World premiere of String Quartet No. 2 by Cikada String Quartet, Blå Grotte, Fredrikstad.

  19. 4th March: World premiere of Naar Sol gaar ned (At Sunset), a contribution to a 7 composers’ relay in memory of Halfdan Kierulf (1815-1868,) by Åshild Skiri Refsdal, soprano, and the Norwegian Wind Ensemble, cond.: Thomas Rimul, at Brygga kultursal, Halden.

  20. 27th January: The Lord Is My Shepherd, no. 2 of Two Psalms (from the CD Nocturnus) in Classical Minnesota

  21. Public Radio’s "Choral Stream". (Also a few more times in 2015.)

  22. Unknown dates: According to the revenue report from TONO (Norway’s performing rights society) I butikkenes skoger (In the Forests of the Shops) was performed in Norway three times during 2015.

  23. Unknown dates: According to the revenue report from TONO (Norway’s performing rights society) Mer enn seier (More than Victory) was performed in Norway once and in Finland once during 2015.

  24. 2014

  25. 7th-9th November: Release concerts by Christiania mannskor for "Something New" in Hamar, Bærum, and Oslo

  26. I butikkenes skoger (In the Forests of the Shops) was included in the programmes for all the concerts.

  27. 3rd November: Release of the CD: "Something New" with Christiania mannskor, cond.: Marius Skjølaas on LAWO Classics. The CD includes I butikkenes skoger (In the Forests of the Shops) and Pusteøvelse (Breathing Exercise)

  28. by Jon Mostad. Both with texts by Rolf Jacobsen.

  29. 19th June: World premiere of I butikkenes skoger (In the Forests of the Shops) for male choir by Christiania mannskor, cond.: Marius Skjølaas in NRK Store studio, Oslo.

  30. Unknown date: According to the revenue report from TONO (Norway’s performing rights society) Two Psalms (or more probably: One of them) was performed in Japan once during 2014.



Header photo by Einar Mostad. Website last updated: 23.01.2017

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