Looking back at two weeks working with the International Brazilian Opera Company and João MacDowell as assistant and recording engineer for the live shows at Moderna Museet in Stockholm. I love recording larger scale performances live and this was no exception. I’m glad to have been a part of the opera and many thanks to […]Read more "Recording the Seventh Seal at Moderna"
In November I will return to my hometown Karlstad because parts from my opera Dags will be performed by Wermland Opera in their series about Swedish composers, as presented in this weeks Nya Wermlands Tidningen. It’s always fun to return to Karlstad to play my music and to be in such a good company of […]Read more "Returning to Karlstad"
In the december last year I was honoured by receiving the Lussestipendium (Lucia Schoolarship) from Wermländska Sällskapet i Stockholm (The Wermlandian Society in Stockholm, my native county in Sweden). I received it from the hand of Chairman Nils-Gunnar Billinger at Grand Hotel in the middle of december last year. Yesterday I was invited to their […]Read more "Honoured by Wermländska Sällskapet with the Lussestipendie"
Hello! I’m currently in Reykjavik, Iceland for the UNM-festival (Young Nordic Music). Attending concerts and seminars. Today I have been at a workshop working with the ventilation at the Iceland Academy of the Arts. I made a piece during the day with sounds from my orchestra piece Kanoper, Musik för högtalare and some processed recorders. […]Read more "at UNM2017"
I’m very thankful to be inducted to Föreningen Svenska Tonsättare (The Society of Swedish Composers). They have this neat little presentation function on there website where you can read about me and other composers. http://fst.se/tonsattare/johan-blixtRead more "Inducted to FST (The Society of Swedish Composers)"
I’m very grateful to receive a scholarship from my school KMH (Royal college of music in Stockholm) where I also just graduated with a Master of Fine Arts in music composition. I feel sad to leave what has been my second home for 5 years, but I’m looking forward to the future with several exciting […]Read more "Scholarship from KMH"
Hello! Wow, 5 concerts in 5 days tonight it’s the third of them and in between the weekends showing of my opera “Dags” and 2 shows tomorrow and Wednesday. My electroacustical piece “Musik för högtalare” will be played tonight 7.00 pm at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm. Musik för högtalare at ljudOljud’s inauguration […]Read more "Concert 3 of 5 in as many days"
Hello! Though the opera shows with my new opera “Dags” are sold out. There are always some free seats so one can just go there and still get in. There is also 3 new operas by my colleagues: Corinne von Dardel, Gustav Lindsten and Zacharias Ehnvall. Only 2 shows left: APRIL 25 @ 19:00 – 21:00 […]Read more "Opera shows – Sold out!"
I’m happy to announce that my electroacoustic piece “Musik för högtalare” will be played as a part of the inauguration concert of new music festival ljudOljud. Music for högtalare has also been elected to be a part of the Swedish selection of compositions at the UNM-festival in Reykjavík this august. Read more about it here. Links […]Read more "Musik för högtalare to be played at ljudOljud’s inauguration concert"
Last Friday the 10th of March was rehearsal start for my opera Dags at Operahögskolan. And I’m also glad to announce that an extra date has been set for the opera at the 26th of April. I’m very excited to follow the development of the opera from score in to a full opera on stage. Dags […]Read more "Dags: Rehearsal start and extra date"