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My new piece Minnenas Skeende will be premiered by Malmö Symphony Orchestra conducted by Paul Mägi at Malmö Live Concert Hall. I will also make an introduction about the music before the concert, don't miss it! 



Delighted to have my brand new piece 'Fanfar' premiered by ensemble mise-en (US) at their festival in New York City this June.

Out of 572 submissions I was chosen to write a new piece for this unique ensemble, conducted by Moon Young Ha, that once a year arranges one of the biggest festivals for new music in NYC.


June 30, 7pm, Taipei Cultural Center. Visit link below for more info.

Mise-en music festival 2018


This year I'm composer in residence at Lövstabruk Chamber Music Festival. A new piece for piano quartet called 'Korrespondenser' will be performed by top musicians, check them out and buy a ticket at the link below:


New piece for Piano to be written for Greek pianist Dr. Christos Noulis

There will be an official launch of the publication of the score with the accompanying CD and an internet promotion from the publishing house. Dr. Noulis will be touring and presenting/promoting the material to music universities, schools and conservatoires before going into the recording studio. More about this will follow.


So glad to announce that I'm currently writing a piece for Malmö Symphony Orchestra. The piece will open the season of 19/20 at Malmö Live concert hall. More information about this will follow.


Premiere of my new piece Lika for accordion and guitar. Performed during the connect festival for modern music by Alvi Joensen (guitar) and Janne Valkeajoki (accordion). Recording soon to come.


I wrote several string arrangements for the David Bowie Tribute Concert (Sverige tolkar Bowie) in the Ericsson Globe in Stockholm. The concert featured artists like Ebbot Lundberg, Erik Lundin, VAZ och Amanda Bergman, and the band was led by Stefan Sporsén from Augusifamiljen (Håkan Hällström, På Spåret)

2017-12-16 Merry Xmas

I wrote a string and brass arrangement of Mariah Careys 'All I Want For Christmas Is You', the song was released on Christmas Rules (Vol. 2) an album also featuring Paul McCartney, Norah Jones and The Roots, among others.


This arrangement will be performed and recorded at the DR Christmas Show in the DR concert hall by the Danish National Symphony Orchestra on December 9 and broadcasted on Swedish, Danish and Norwegian television (SVT, DR, NRK) on December 16. Singer is Albin Lee Meldau but you can also se other Swedish artists like Miriam Bryant. Stay tuned!


Thrilled to be apart of this years ['TACTUS] Young Composers Forum in Brussels. My piece 'Fugato' was chosen for the orchestral forum and will be rehearsed by the Brussels Philharmonic. The forum is led under the presence of maestri Ann McKay, Jean-Paul Dessy, Kimmo Hakkola, Frank Madlener, Hanspeter Kyburz, and Claude Ledoux.

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Premiere of Gycklarmusik 16 for string quartet in Geneva at the Festival Archipel. Performances by Asasello Quartet and Quartour Bèla in conjunction with the Archipel Academy where there also will be workshops and masterclasses with Michael Jarrell and Stefano Gervasoni.

Samuel Runsteen, Viola da Gamba


Album release with five new string arrangements written for pop artist Albin Lee Meldau. Recorded in SpinRoad Recording Studios in co-operation with producer Bastian Langebaek (Jack Garrat, Tom Misch) and Pedro Ferreira (The Darkness), and with string players out of Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra.


First single form the album out now! >>

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Tidskriften Staden, cover


Another piece in the Joker Music series just finished – Gycklarmusik 15 – it's a piece for the renaissance instrument Viola da Gamba and will be performed in autumn (date to be announced) by Samuel Runsteen. Don't forget that the score of no.10 from the same series will soon be published in the journal Tidskriften Staden.


Soundcloud updated! Three new pieces: Vändpunkter (Ensemble Nordlys), Morendo (Jonas Olsson) and Gycklarmusik 10 (Alvi Joensen). Check out more here >>


A poetical portrait of me as a composer and musician is now in the journal Tidskriften Staden no. 15, written by poet Karl Appelgren. Last year, the same journal also published my fugue based on the Swedish lullaby Byssan Lull. More about my fugues coming up on the website soon!

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