Composers » Esaias Järnegard

Born 1983 in Stockholm, Sweden. Studies in composition at KMI in Stockholm (2002-2003) at Gotland School of composition (2003-2005) and Academy of music and drama at Gothenburg University (2005-2008), where I studied primarily for professor Ole Lützow- Holm. Also studies in philosophy and history of philosophy, ideas and art. My music has been performed at festivals and concerts and radio broadcasts in Sweden, Finland, Denmark, the Netherlands, Portugal, Canada and China by ensembles and soloists such as Richard Craig, Nouvel Ensemble Moderne, Pontus Langendorf, Hugo Ticciati, VocalLab Nederland, Hidden mother, AxelssonNilsson duo, Rei Munakata, B Tommy Andersson, Curious Chamber Players, SNYKO orchestra, SNOA orchestra, Seinäjoki city orchestra and Persona NOD among others. During 2011 a DVD is released featuring my piece ”tågen-tiden-tingen” for sinfonietta and video (video by Nathalie Bujold) recorded by Nouvel ensemble modern and I will attend the Akademi Schloss Solitude outside of Stuttgart. Upcoming commissions include a piece for violinist Hugo Ticciati a piece for flautist Richard Craig and Soprano Cora Schmeizer (through Scottish arts council) and a piece for cello (Karolina Öhman) and percussion (Erika Öhman). Active as well as music critic and on the editorial board of the journal of new music in Sweden (Nutida Musik).