Monthly Archives: February 2018


About Lars Petter Hagen (b. 1975) is a composer and curator. His work ranges from large-scale symphonic pieces to intimate chamber music and sound installations, via works for stage and film. Hagen lives and works in Oslo, Norway. Press photos Instagram Email Photo credits: Victoria Stevens Illustration: Esra Røise ↓ Bio by Rob Young Rob […]


Lament (2017) For choir, solo percussion, live electronics The Norwegian Soloists Choir Grete Pedersen (conductor) Hans Kristian Kjos Sørensen (solo percussion) Asbjørn Blokkum Flø (electronics) Koka Nikoladze (programming)

Elements of Light

Panta du Prince & The Bel Lab: Elements of Light (2011) For carillion, percussion ensemble and live electronics In collaboration with Pantha Du Prince Premiered at the Øya Festival, Oslo (Norway) Listen Spotify Tidal iTunes


Tveitt-Fragments (2006) For string orchestra Commissioned by the Norwegian Chamber Orchestra Premiered at Nordland Musikkfestuke in Bodø (Norway) Programme notes Tveitt-fragments The starting point for this piece is composer Geir Tveitt’s manuscript for “Baldur’s Dreams”, a manuscript that, like most of Tveitt’s production, was partially lost when the farmhouse on his family’s farm in Hardanger […]

Batterie Sonique

Batterie Sonique (2011) Underwater sound installation Commissioned by Forsvarsbygg Karljohansvern, Horten (Norway) Batterie sonique: A peace inducing sonic underwater cannon for Karljohansvern, Horten. Batteri Sonique is an addition to the artillery at Karljohansvern, an artillery which astonishingly enough has been lacking a sonic underwater cannon until now. Unlike traditional weapons, the sonic underwater cannon is […]

Into Johannesburg

Into Johannesburg (2008) For ensemble Commissioned by Ensemble Modern and Siemens Arts Program Ensemble Modern archive Photo: Manu Theobald Frankfurt audience letter Dear Frankfurt audience, As the composer of this piece I wanted to write you a letter. I spent four weeks in Johannesburg in June 2008. Before I went there I did not really […]

Lars Petter Hagen / The Oslo Philharmonic

Lars Petter Hagen / The Oslo Philharmonic (2013) Album released 30 August 2013, featuring symphonic works performed by the Oslo Philharmonic Details on release from Aurora Records Listen Spotify Tidal iTunes Works featured: Norwegian Archives – for chamber orchestra and electronics: I Det norske som natur (Norwegian-ness as Nature) Norwegian Archives – for chamber orchestra […]

To Zeitblom

To Zeitblom (2011) For Hardanger fiddle and orchestra Commissioned by SWR Premiered at Donaueschinger Musiktage SWR Symphony Orchestra (conductor François Xavier-Roth) Hardanger fiddle: Gjermund Larsen Ensemble version of To Zeitblom commissioned by Ensemble Modern (2012) Premiered in Essen, Germany by Ensemble Modern (conductor Franck Ollu) Portrait photo: Geir Dokken Listen Spotify Itunes

Archive Fever

  Archive Fever (2016) Live-installation for small ensemble, electronics, visuals Premiered 6 August 2016 at Darmstadt International Summer Course for New Music Ensemble Interface Signe Becker (scenography) Koka Nikoladze (electronics) Links Article from Die Zeit Details from IMD Photo credits: Signe Becker, Daniel Pufe. Archive Fever Programme Note This piece is about a meeting with […]