Hild Borchgrevink has written a brilliant booklet text for the Konsert for orkester-recording. Read it here: A concert as a landscape.
Norwegian Radio broadcasted this radio portrait (in Norwegian) of Ørjan Matre after the Norwegian Grammy Award.
The recording of Konsert for orkester, performed by Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra and Peter Herresthal (violin), conducted by Peter Szilvay, picked up two Norwegian Grammys during the Norwegian Grammy Award (Spellemannsprisen), in the categories Best Contemporary Album, and TONOs Composer Price.
Info and Hild Borchgrevink’s text about the piece: Konsert for orkester
Ørjan Matre’s Different Stories receives the Norwegian Publisher Price as the contemporary work of the year. The piece is published by Editon Peters.
Bergen Philharmonic has uploaded the video from their performance of Different Stories, conducted by Edward Gardner. From Grieghallen, Bergen, September 6, 2018.
The recording of Konsert for Orkester, brilliantly performed by Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra and Peter Herresthal, conducted by Peter Szilvay is nominated for a Norwegian Grammy. Ørjan Matre is also nominated for the TONOs Composer Award.
Different Stories is nominated for the Norwegian Publisher Price, in the category “Contemporary work of the year”. Ørjan Matre is also nominated as “Classical/contemporary Composer of the year”. The price winners will be announced on February 27, 2019. Different Stories is published by Edition Peters.
Vårt Land has reviewed Oslo Philharmonic Orchestras CD Konsert for Orkester, and they like what they hear.
With its fantastic sound world, the Concert for Orchestra can be seen as a celebration of the concert experience – or it can ask whether the concert experience can beat the depth and sound nuances I get at the listening experience from the first row in my own living room.
Ørjan Matre music will in the future be published by Edition Peters. A selection of older pieces will be published as well.