The Hugo Alfvén Award 2007

The Rosenberg Award 2005

Kurt Atterberg Prize 2001

City of Stockholm Honour Prize 1999

Christ Johnsson Prize 1997

The daily newspaper Expressen's Spelmannen Prize 1996

The Läkerol Arts Award 1996




Grammis 1996 for the CD Davids nimm

Nordic Music Council Prize 1998, Solsången (Sun Song)

Finalist Prix Italia 2002, A Passion Play - As four sports

Nordic Music Council Prize 2002, Solsången




Kast (Sudden changes), honorable mention at The International New Music Composers Competition, New York 1987

Kast, honorable mention at The Gaudeamus International Music Week, Amsterdam 1987



2013 The World Clock, Alingsås and Gothenburg, Sweden, Oslo, Norway, Swedish Chamber Choir, Simon Phipps, cond

Belle Sounds – A Very Large Concert (for 200 church bells on the island Gotland), broadcast by Swedish Radio


2012 Composer Portrait Concert, Miller Theatre, New York, Either/Or Ensemble, Richard Carrick, cond.


2011 Tiger Touch, Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Gustavo Dudamel, cond. Gothenburg, Oslo, Reykjavik

Portrait Concert, Vox Musica, Daniel Paulson. Sacramento, USA

Portrait Concert. Tromsö kunstförening, Norway


2010 Tenebrae for mixed chorus. Latvian Radio Choir, Kaspars Putniņš, cond. Ultima Oslo Contemporary Festival

2010 Hymn for mixed chorus, orchestra and high soprano. Gustaf Sjökvist's Chamber Choir, Stockholm Cathedral Choir, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Jeanette Köhn, Gustaf Sjökvist, cond. The Royal Wedding in Stockholm Cathedral 19 June, Stockholm


2009 Haya! for mixed choir, Eric Ericson Award, Swedish Radio Choir. Berwaldhallen, Stockholm

2009 Solsången, Lena Willemark, l’Orchestra Sinfonica del Teatro La Fenice, Joana Carneiro, cond. The Venice Biennale

2009 Composer In Focus, Båstad Chambermusic Festival

2009 När korpen vitnar (Where the raven pales) Ulrika Bodén, BIT20 Ensemble, Norway’s Museum of Cultural History. Happy Nordic Music Days, Oslo


2008 Triomphe d’exister, Coro Infantil do CPO, Orquestra Nacional do Porto, Martin André

Casa da Musica, Porto

2008 Quem chama? (Who’s that calling?) Marie Axelsson, Johanna Bölja Hertzberg, Remix Ensemble, Franck Ollu. Casa da Musica, Porto

2008 Requiem aeternam. Helena Ek, Maria Keohane, SCO Choir, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Olari Elts. Glasgow City Hall

2008 Der Herr ist mein Hirte. Adolf Fredriks Girls Choir, Bo Johansson, 8th World Symposium on Choral Music, Copenhagen

2008 Embrace me. London Sinfonietta, Synergy Vocals, Pierre-André Valade. Queen Elizabeth Hall, London

2008 När korpen vitnar (Where the raven pales), Ulrika Bodén, Nordic Chamber Ensemble, Sundsvall, Härnösand. Light, direction Svante Grogarn, Ulrika Bodén, OrchestrUtopica, Cesário Costa. Festival in Extremis, Lisbon


2007 Salve Regina – Heavenly Queen, Nederlands Kamerkoor, Nieuw Ensemble, Ed Spanjaard. Muziekgebouw, Amsterdam


2006 Rehnqvist festival at the Stockholm Concert Hall 20-23 April. Among other things the premiere of Preludes for Large Orchestra


2005 To the Angel with the Fiery Hands – staged concert for female chorus, soprano and four instruments. La Cappella, Susanne Rosenberg, Sarah Lindloff, Backa Katarina Eriksson, Leo Svensson, Mats Olofsson. Karin Eklundh cond, Svante Grogarn director. Västerås


2004 When the Earth Sings - fairy tale for actress, orchestra and audience was performed more than 60 times by orchestras all over Sweden and Scotland during the 2004-2005 season.

2004 Teile dich Nacht, Lena Willemark, Danish Radio Choir, Ed Spanjaard, Nordic Music Days Copenhagen

2004 Ljus av Ljus (Light of Light) Adolf Fredrik's Girls Choir, Orchestre National de France, cond. Jonathan Darlington, Festival Présences, Paris


2003 Davids nimm, London sinfonietta, Queen Elisabeth Hall, London.
2003 Ice Music Phantasy, music for instruments of ice, Ice Hotel Jukkasjärvi.
2003 Beginning, Kungsbacka Piano Trio, City of London Festival.
2003 Sun Song, Festival Klangspuren, Austria


2002-2003 On a distant shore, Martin Fröst, the Scottish Chamber Orch, cond. Swensen, the Swedish Chamber Orch, cond. Sundkvist, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Örebro

2002 Teile dich Nacht, Lena Willemark, SWR Vokalensemble, Donaueschinger Musiktage


2001 Main composer at Time and Music festival, Viitasaari, Finland
2001 Solsången, Amsterdam, Lena Willemark, Asko Ensemble, cond. B Tommy Andersson.
2001 Time of Taromir, BBC Orch. Glasgow
2001 The Angel with the Fiery Hands, Southwest Missouri University, USA


2000 Lamento, Warszaw autumn, Silesian Philharmnic Orch Katowice.
Lamento, Nordic Music Days, Lahti, Helsingfors Stadsorkester.
Lod (Plummet), Festival Foro, Mexico City

2000-2002 Arktis Arktis! Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Swedish Chamber Orchestra, Gothenburgh Symphony Orchestra, Norrköping Symphony Orch., Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra, Radio Symphony Orchestra, Stockholm


1999 Portrait concert Deutschlandfunk, Köln, arr Frau Musica (nova)
1999 Sötskolan (Beauty School) - a horror opera for children, premièred in Växjö, on tour in the south of Sweden.
1999 Kast, Neiuw Sinfonietta Amsterdam, cond. Peter Rundel.
1999 Spent one month with a polar expedition on the icebreaker Louis S. Saint-Laurent in the Canadian High Arctic


1998 Sun Song, Ultima Oslo,
1998 Davids nimm, Wings, I raise my hands, Warszaw autumn,
1998 Davids nimm, Neue Vokalsolisten Stuttgart, Frau Musica (nova), Festival Köln,
1998 Time of Taromir, Osterbothia Chamber Orcehstra, Wien Modern


1997 Solsången, ISCM Seoul, Anrop - Inrop - Utrop (Invocation - Convocation - Avocation), 1997 Taromirs tid (Time of Taromir), Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival.
1997 Vishetens lov (The Praise of Wisdom), Swedish Radio Choir, Stockholm


1996 Solsången (Sun Song) Reykjavik, Island, Nordic Music Days, Lena Willemark, Iceland Symphony Orchestra, cond. Anne Manson
1996 Teacher of composition classes for young people at the Gothenburg Concert House, with Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra playing their compositions (method described in "Unga människor, ny musik" Rikskonserter)*


1994 Lamento, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Stockholm, cond. Okko Kamu,
1994 Puksånger - lockrop, Rädda mig ur dyn, ISCM Stockholm,
1994 Portrait concert, Festival Alternativa, Moskva


1992 Hetluft (Limelight), a multimedia performance with sculptor Lenny Clarhäll


1991 Skrin, ISCM Warszaw


1990 Skrin (Shouts) - violin concerto (together with Sven Ahlbäck) Nils-Erik Sparf, Swedish Radio Symphony Orch, conducted by Leif Segerstam,
1990 Puksånger - lockrop, Davids nimm, Den Haag Netherlands


1989 Kast, Nordic Music Days Stockholm
1989 Puksånger – lockrop (Timpanum Songs – Herding Calls) premièred at the Falun Folk Music Festival, Lena Willemark, Susanne Rosenberg, sopranos, Helena Gabrielsson, percussion

1988 Tilt&mara, dramatized concert for choir and percussion, Stans kör, cond. Karin Rehnqvist, choreographer Lisbeth Hagerman


1987 Kast (Sudden changes), International Gaudeamus Music week, Alicante International Contemporary Festival


1985 Davids nimm, Rostrum


2000 - 2004 Composer in residence with the Scottish and the Swedish Chamber Orchestras in collaboration

*1996 - 2001 Compositions classes for young people held in Gothenburg, Uppsala, Stockholm, Åland

Member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Music since 1997

Medal "Litteris et Artibus", received from the Swedish King, in January 2003