Nils Henrik Asheim

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Nils Henrik Asheim
Born (1960-01-20) 20 January 1960 (age 54)
Oslo, Norway
Genres Contemporary music
Occupations Musician, composer
Instruments Keyboards

Nils Henrik Asheim (born 20 January 1960 in Oslo, Norway) is a Norwegian composer and organist, living in Stavanger.[1]

Career[edit]

Asheim is educated at Norges Musikkhøgskole and the Sweelinck Conservatory in Amsterdam. His production comprises chamber music, orchestral works, sacred music, musical theater and digital music, and his Lillehammer -94 fanfare is released on record by "Gardemusikken". Asheim is awarded Spellemannprisen twice, in 2005 in the class Contemporary music, for 19 March 2004, Oslo Cathedral and 2010 in the class Contemporary composer of the year, for Mazurka – remaking Chopin. He was also nominated in 2003 in Open class for Kom regn together with Anne-Lise Berntsen. He was awarded Edvard-prisen for «Chase» in 2002 in the class Contemporary music and in 2011 he was awarded Lindemanprisen.[1]

Honors[edit]

  • Spellemannprisen 2005 in the class Contemporary music, for 19 March 2004, Oslo Cathedral
  • Arne Nordheim's Composer Award 2007
  • Spellemannprisen 2010 in the class Contemporary composer of the year, for Mazurka – remaking Chopin
  • Edvard Prize in the class Contemporary music, for «Chase»
  • Lindemanprisen 2011

Discography[edit]

As composer
  • 1988. Flere artister. Kruse, Berg, Asheim, Samkopf, Hoemsnes, Lunde.
  • 1992. Gaute Vikdal. Skygger. Trombone, one track by Asheim
  • 1993. Flere artister. New Norwegian violin music III, one track by Asheim
  • 1995. Borealis, Cikada, mfl. Norwegian contemporary music, one track by Asheim
  • 1995. Bit 20. Miniatures. Ett spor av Asheim
  • 1995. Barratt-Dues Junior Orchestra: Asheim, Kraggerud, Grieg, Hellstenius.
  • 1999. Njål Vindenes. Sequenza guitar, one track by Asheim
  • 2000. Kyberia. Navigations, one track by Asheim
  • 2001. Stavanger new music ensemble. 1-2-3 happy happy happy!, works by Schaatun, Ness, Asheim, Hvoslef, Janson
  • 2007. Vertavokvartetten, Broken line
As performer

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Nils Henrik Asheim - Biography". ListenTo.no.  (in Norwegian)

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