Steingrimur  Rohloff

Steingrimur Rohloff

(1971-)

The Icelandic-German composer Steingrimur Rohloff is one of the most prominent young Scandinavian composers, and his works have been performed in more than 25 countries worldwide. He studied in Cologne and in Paris at the Conservatoire Superieur and the IRCAM with Gérard Grisey and Marc-André Dalbavie among others; this French school of crystalline orchestral music has influenced Rohloff profoundly. Among Rohloff's many awards is the prestigious B.A. Zimmermann Award, which he won whilst living in Germany. The jury described his music as: "of an original fantasy ... exciting melodic creativity... colourful harmonies…"

His list of works stretches from orchestral and chamber music to electro-acoustic music, and in recent years Rohloff has also produced a number of stage works. His very first music theatre work was the children's opera Story of a Mother based on Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tale. It has earned the most prestigious Danish performing arts award: Reumert. Other stage works include 4 Angles on Medea, Motion Demon, Timeshift, Babel, nominated for two Reumerts and Lysistrate. Furthermore to mention is his regular collaboration with the world-famous Ensemble Modern and festivals like Klang, Wien Modern, the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, Klangspuren, Aldeburgh festival of music, Cresc - Frankfurt, Triennale Köln and more.

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  1. SCHUMANN-FRAGMENTE

    2020 • Steingrimur Rohloff

    Orchestra

  2. Die 4 Himmelsrichtungen

    2020 • Steingrimur Rohloff

    2-6 Instruments

  3. Dark Matters

    2018 • Steingrimur Rohloff

    Music Drama and Stage Music

  4. Five Songs by MEDEA

    2019 • Steingrimur Rohloff

    7+ Instruments

  5. Antarctica

    2016 • Steingrimur Rohloff

    7+ Instruments

  6. Lysistrate

    2016 • Steingrimur Rohloff

    Music Drama and Stage Music

  7. The Sinus Experience II

    2011 • Steingrimur Rohloff

    2-6 Instruments

  8. Babel

    2014 • Steingrimur Rohloff

    Music Drama and Stage Music

  9. Colonies

    2013 • Steingrimur Rohloff

    7+ Instruments

  10. Phantasmagoria

    2013 • Steingrimur Rohloff

    7+ Instruments

  11. Der erste Mensch

    2011 • Steingrimur Rohloff

    7+ Instruments

  12. Not The Trout Quintet

    2011 • Steingrimur Rohloff

    2-6 Instruments

  13. The Sinus Experience

    2007 • Steingrimur Rohloff

    2-6 Instruments

  14. Lingua

    2006 • Steingrimur Rohloff

    2-6 Instruments

  15. View Through Water

    2006 • Steingrimur Rohloff

    2-6 Instruments

  16. Archetyp

    2006 • Steingrimur Rohloff

    2-6 Instruments

  17. Vibrancy

    2006 • Steingrimur Rohloff

    2-6 Instruments

  18. Motion

    2006 • Steingrimur Rohloff

    Solo

  19. Repercussion

    2007 • Steingrimur Rohloff

    2-6 Instruments

  20. Artificial Space

    2005 • Steingrimur Rohloff

    7+ Instruments

  21. May

    2004 • Steingrimur Rohloff

    2-6 Instruments

  22. String Trio

    2004 • Steingrimur Rohloff

    2-6 Instruments

  23. Optische Täuschung

    2008 • Steingrimur Rohloff

    7+ Instruments

  24. Pont du monologue

    2003 • Steingrimur Rohloff

    7+ Instruments

  25. Pont du monologue, vers. 2

    2010 • Steingrimur Rohloff

    7+ Instruments

  26. Cocoons

    1997 • Steingrimur Rohloff

    Solo

  27. Saxofonkoncert

    2001 • Steingrimur Rohloff

    7+ Instruments

  28. Dots, dots, dots!!!

    2001 • Steingrimur Rohloff

    2-6 Instruments

  29. Ikarus

    2003 • Steingrimur Rohloff

    Solo

  30. Gravitation

    2000 • Steingrimur Rohloff

    Orchestra

  31. Archetyp II

    2007 • Steingrimur Rohloff

    2-6 Instruments

  32. Hit Upon

    2008 • Steingrimur Rohloff

    Solo

  33. Still Not / Not Yet

    2010 • Steingrimur Rohloff

    7+ Instruments

  34. Clarinet Concerto

    2010 • Steingrimur Rohloff

    Orchestra

  35. Druck

    2010 • Steingrimur Rohloff

    2-6 Instruments

  36. Schtagededong

    2010 • Steingrimur Rohloff

    2-6 Instruments

  37. Septet

    1999 • Steingrimur Rohloff

    2-6 Instruments




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  1. Steingrímur Rohloff selected for International Rostrum of Composers

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    Steingrímur Rohloff selected for International Rostrum of Composers

  2. Upcoming world premieres · Steingrímur Rohloff

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    Upcoming world premieres · Steingrímur Rohloff

  3. Significant work grants for Edition·S composers

    nominations / awards

    Significant work grants for Edition·S composers

  1. Album release · Steingrimur Rohloff

    releases

    Album release · Steingrimur Rohloff

  2. Album release · Steingrimur Rohloff · Druck

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    Album release · Steingrimur Rohloff · Druck

  3. World Premiere · Steingrimur Rohloff

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    World Premiere · Steingrimur Rohloff

  4. Edition·S works on The Danish Arts Foundation's playlist of recommended works

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    Edition·S works on The Danish Arts Foundation's playlist of recommended works

  5. Significant work grants for Edition·S composers

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    Significant work grants for Edition·S composers

  6. Steingrimur Rohloff · Die 4 Himmelsrichtungen

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    Steingrimur Rohloff · Die 4 Himmelsrichtungen

  7. Nordic Music Days 2019

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    Nordic Music Days 2019

  8. World Premiere · Steingrimur Rohloff · 5 Songs by Medea

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    World Premiere · Steingrimur Rohloff · 5 Songs by Medea

  9. Nordic Music Days 2019

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    Nordic Music Days 2019

  10. Save 25% on all solo pieces

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    Save 25% on all solo pieces

  11. Edition·S composers at Dark Music Days

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    Edition·S composers at Dark Music Days

  12. Various Steingrimur Rohloff performances coming up

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    Various Steingrimur Rohloff performances coming up

  13. Significant work grants for Edition·S composers

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    Significant work grants for Edition·S composers

  14. Excerpt of Rohloff’s ’Lysistrate’ in concert featuring female voices

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    Excerpt of Rohloff’s ’Lysistrate’ in concert featuring female voices

  15. Steingrimur Rohloff North of the Arctic Circle

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    Steingrimur Rohloff North of the Arctic Circle

  16. Interview with Jesper Buhl about Lysistrate

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    Interview with Jesper Buhl about Lysistrate

  17. Five star review of Rohloff’s children’s opera

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    Five star review of Rohloff’s children’s opera

  18. Royal Danish Theatre commissions ...

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    Royal Danish Theatre commissions ...

  19. Steingrimur Rohloff's Music Drama

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    Steingrimur Rohloff's Music Drama

  20. Interview with Steingrimur Rohloff

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    Interview with Steingrimur Rohloff

  21. KLANG Festival, Copenhagen

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    KLANG Festival, Copenhagen

  22. Steingrimur Rohloff and Athelas Sinfonietta nominated for this year’s Reumert

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    Steingrimur Rohloff and Athelas Sinfonietta nominated for this year’s Reumert

  23. Steingrimur Rohloff's Babel – Intro Offer

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    Steingrimur Rohloff's Babel – Intro Offer

  24. A music performance about identity

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    A music performance about identity

  25. Steingrimur Rohloff – Sill Not / Not Yet

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    Steingrimur Rohloff – Sill Not / Not Yet

  26. Rohloff and Steen-Andersen CD release

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    Rohloff and Steen-Andersen CD release

  27. Watch Rohloff and Steen-Andersen at NMD 2013

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    Watch Rohloff and Steen-Andersen at NMD 2013

  28. Nordic Music Days 2013

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    Nordic Music Days 2013

  29. Steingrimur Rohloff on Tour

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    Steingrimur Rohloff on Tour

  30. Nordlichter 2013 - Nordic Music and Arts in Berlin

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    Nordlichter 2013 - Nordic Music and Arts in Berlin

  31. Steingrimur Rohloff Premiere

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    Steingrimur Rohloff Premiere

  32. Icelandic-German Concert

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    Icelandic-German Concert

  33. Two Steingrimur Rohloff Premieres

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    Two Steingrimur Rohloff Premieres

  34. Greek performance of Steingrimur Rohloff piece

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    Greek performance of Steingrimur Rohloff piece

  35. Modern Gesamtkunstwerk in Münster

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    Modern Gesamtkunstwerk in Münster

  36. Podcast Interviews from hcmf// 2011

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    Podcast Interviews from hcmf// 2011

  37. Ensemble Modern premieres orchestral work by Rohloff

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    Ensemble Modern premieres orchestral work by Rohloff

  38. Denmark enters the Huddersfield Festival 2011

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    Denmark enters the Huddersfield Festival 2011

  39. 3 composers awarded the Wilhelm Hansen Prize!

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    3 composers awarded the Wilhelm Hansen Prize!

  40. FIGURA performs in Oslo

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    FIGURA performs in Oslo

  41. Steingrimur Rohloff at Wien Modern

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    Steingrimur Rohloff at Wien Modern

  42. Steingrimur Rohloff at Louisiana

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    Steingrimur Rohloff at Louisiana

  43. Danish composers mark the trend at Huddersfield Festival 2011

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    Danish composers mark the trend at Huddersfield Festival 2011

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Calendar

  1. March 2022
  2. 4

    March

    Steingrímur Rohloff: Schumann Fragmente

    time20:00

    location Konservatoriets Koncertsal, Royal Danish Academy of Music, Copenhagen, Denmark

    performed by Copenhagen Phil

  3. 5

    March

    Steingrímur Rohloff: Schumann Fragmente

    time17:00

    location Konservatoriets Koncertsal, Royal Danish Academy of Music, Copenhagen, Denmark

    performed by Copenhagen Phil

  4. 17

    March

    Steingrímur Rohloff: Concerto Grosso

    time19:30

    location Koncertsalen, Musikkens Hus, Aalborg, Denmark

    performed by Performed by Aalborg Symphoni Orchestra with soloists Stefan Dohr, Jesper Busk, Gábor Tarkövi, Jens Bjørn-Larsen and conductor Eva Ollikainen