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.

“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, review of ACD 4978 with orchestral works by Jon Mostad, Dagens Næringsliv 21.09.1996.

  

Last publication:

You Have Searched Me, LORD for mixed choir and cello has been published by Cantando Musikkforlag AS. At their website, there is a recording of the work and a preview of the .score.

Upcoming events:

2022

November: W. P. of String Quartet No. 3 by the CIKADA quartet, and W. P. of new work for The Progression Ensmble (accordion, guitar, and cello), St. Croix-huset, Fredrikstad..

Past events:

2021

13th November: Musical Icons (original version in 5 movements) played by Ole Martin Huser-Olsen, guitar, Seljord Church.

14th November: Musical Icons (original version in 5 movements) played by Ole Martin Huser-Olsen, guitar, Nes Church, Sauherad.

19th October: Musical Icons (original version in 5 movements), premiered by Ole Martin Huser-Olsen, guitar, Fredrikstad Cathedral, as a part of the Egil Hovland Festival.

24th October: Musical Icons (or. version) played by Ole Martin Huser-Olsen, guitar, Sarpsborg kulturskole.

2020

22nd november: Look, the Lamb of God from Musical Icons premiered by Ole Martin Huser-Olsen, guitar, Sarpsborg Culture School.

2019

1st March: The Lord Is My Shepherd, no. 2 of Two Psalms sung by Borg vokalensemble, cond.: Tore E Mohn in Fredrikstad Cathedral.

9th February: The Lord Is My Shepherd, no. 2 of Two Psalms sung by Coro da Camera di Varese, cond.: Gabriele Conti in Basilica di San Marco, Venice.

2018 and earlier     

2018
8th November: "Two Church Pictures", Ole Martin Huser-Olsen, guitar. Sehestedt Kirche, Germany.
9th November: "Two Church Pictures", Ole Martin Huser-Olsen, guitar. Glücksburg Schlossresidenz, Germany.
10th November: "Two Church Pictures", Ole Martin Huser-Olsen, guitar. Luale, Flensburg, Germany..
11th November: "Two Church Pictures", Ole Martin Huser-Olsen, guitar. Handewitt, Germany.
15th November: "Two Church Pictures", Ole Martin Huser-Olsen, guitar. Alværn, Nesodden.
16th November: "Two Church Pictures", Ole Martin Huser-Olsen, guitar. Spira kultursenter, Flekkefjord.
18th November: "Two Church Pictures", Ole Martin Huser-Olsen, guitar. Rådhuset, Grimstad.
26th November: "Two Church Pictures", Ole Martin Huser-Olsen, guitar. Gleng-huset, Sarpsborg.
16th September: "You Have Searched Me, LORD", W.P. by Borg vokalensemble, cond.: Tore E Mohn and Liv Frengstad, cello; "Two Psalms", Borg vokalensemble / Tore E Mohn; ""Värmland – a Sound Poem" and "Nærmere" ("Nearer"), electro-acoustic; "Five for One", Liv Frengstad, cello. Greåker Free Church, Sarpsborg.

2017:
4th November: "Five for One" for cello solo W.P by Liv Frengstad, Moss by- og industrimuseum. Moss.
Unknown date: According to the revenue report from TONO (Norway’s performing rights society) ”I butikkenes skoger” was performed in Norway once.

2016
23rd August: "The Lord Is My Shepherd", no. 2 of "Two Psalms" was sung by the chamber choir Caro canto (Dresden), Østsiden Church, Fredrikstad.
22nd August: "The Lord Is My Shepherd", no. 2 of "Two Psalms" was sung by the chamber choir Caro canto (Dresden), Hafslundsøy Church, Sarpsborg.
21st August: "The Lord Is My Shepherd", no. 2 of "Two Psalms" was sung by the chamber choir Caro canto (Dresden), Meland Church.
19th August: "The Lord Is My Shepherd", no. 2 of "Two Psalms" was sung by the chamber choir Caro canto (Dresden), Fana Church, Bergen.
17th August: "The Lord Is My Shepherd", no. 2 of "Two Psalms" was sung by the chamber choir Caro canto (Dresden), Sokndal Church.
14th August: "The Lord Is My Shepherd", no. 2 of "Two Psalms" was sung by the chamber choir Caro canto (Dresden), Vanse Curch.

2015
7th November: "The Last Supper" from "Two Church Pictures" played by Ole Martin Huser-Olsen, guitar, in Sarpsborg.
8th March: World premiere of String Quartet No. 2 by Cikada String Quartet, Blå Grotte, Fredrikstad.
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.
27th January: "The Lord Is My Shepherd", no. 2 of "Two Psalms" (from the CD Nocturnus) in Classical Minnesota Public Radio’s "Choral Stream". (Also a few more times in 2015.)
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.
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.

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