Operas

“Purriot og den forsvunne bronsehesten” “(Purriot and the missing bronze horse») (2017)

Children’s opera. Libretto: Bjørn F. Rørvik, based on his children’s book.
Premiered at The Norwegian National Opera, May 2018.
NB Noter, Oslo

“The Guilty Mother” – an opera yet to be written (2017)

Opera scenes. Libretto: Aksel-Otto Bull, based on the play by Beaumarchais.
Premiered at The National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, November, 2017. New York Opera Society.
NB Noter, Oslo

“Upon this Handful of Earth” (2016)

Opera. Libretto: Aksel-Otto Bull and Gisle Kverndokk, based on the writings of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin.
Premiered in The Church of St. Ignatius Loyola, New York City, February 2017. New York Opera Society.
Norsk Musikforlag, Oslo

“Supersize Girl” (2013)

A children’s opera. Libretto: Øystein Wiik.
Premiered at The National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, December, 2013. New York Opera Society.
Felix Bloch Erben, Berlin

“Påske” (“Easter”) (2011-12)

A chamber –opera. Libretto: Aksel-Otto Bull, based on the play by August Strindberg.
Premiered at Opera Sør, Kilden, Kristiansand, April, 2014.
NB Noter, Oslo

“Max and Moritz” a cartoon opera in seven pranks (2010)

A children’s opera. Libretto: Øystein Wiik. Based the novel by Wilhelm Busch.
Premiered at The National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, October, 2010. New York Opera Society.
Felix Bloch Erben, Berlin

«Around the world in 80 days» (2006-2007)

Opera in 2 acts. Libretto: Øystein Wiik. Based on a novel by Jules Verne.
Premiered at The Norwegian National Opera and Ballet, May 2010.
Felix Bloch Erben, Berlin

«Den fjerde nattevakt” (“The Fourth Watch of the Night») (2000 – 2004)

Opera in 3 acts. Libretto: Ivar Tindberg. Based on the novel by Johan Falkberget.
Premiered at The Norwegian National Opera, November 2005. Won the Edvard Prize, 2006.
Norsk Musikforlag, Oslo

Scenes from “The fourth Watch of the Night“ ) (2005)

Chamber version of the opera – for mezzo soprano, baritone, bass baritone, choir, fiddle, piano, organ and strings.
Libretto by Ivar Tindberg, based on Johan Falkberget‘s novel.
Premiered at Røros Winter Festival, Røros Church, March 2005.
NB Noter, Oslo

«Bokken Lasson – stumbling success» (1999-2000)

Radio Opera, libretto: Ivar Tindberg. Based on the life of the cabaret singer Bokken Lasson.
Commissioned, recorded, broadcasted and released on CD by NRK, Culture 2000. Won 1. Prize in Prix Italia 2000.
NB Noter, Oslo

«George’s Marvelluos Medicine» (1994)

An opera buffa for children in 2 acts. Libretto: John Hollen, based on Roald Dahl’s novel.
Premiered at The Opera in Kristiansund, September 1995.
NB Noter, Oslo

“Falketårnet” («The Falcon Tower») (1990)

Opera in 3 acts. Libretto: Erik Fosnes Hansen, based on his novel.
Premiered at Ibsenhuset, Skien, by The Norwegian Academy of Music, March 1990.
NB Noter, Oslo