Eriks Esenvalds: Passion and Ressurection
Knut Nystedt: O Crux
Christobal Morales: Andreas Christ Famulus
Arvo Pärt: Fratres
Bergen Domkor, Bergen Kammersolister. Ditte Højgaard Andersen, sopran. Solistkvartett.
Kjetil Almenning, dirigent.
Engelsk biografi om komponisten:
Ēriks Ešenvalds was born on January 26th, 1977 in Priekule, Latvia.
He studied at the Priekule School of Music (1983–1991) and the Liepāja 1st Secondary School (1992–1995), studied at the Latvian Baptist Congregation Theological Seminary (1995–1997). He received his Bachelor’s degree (2002) and Master’s degree (2004) in composition with Selga Mence at the Latvian Academy of Music. He furthered his study at international master classes, including the Latvian Young Musician Camp in Ogre (2000, 2002) with Martin Herman and Dana Paul Perna, as well as the De Villecroze Summer Academy in France (with Richard Danielpour, 2001), Česki Krumlov in the Czech Republic with Michael Finnissy, Guy Reibel, and Marek Kopelent (2001), in Germany with Klaus Huber, the international GAUDEAMUS music week in Amsterdam, the Netherlands with Trevor Wishart, David Land, Richard Ayres (2003), in France with Jonathan Harvey and Philippe Manoury (2004), in Norway with Ole Lützow-Holm and Nils Henrik Asheim (2005/2006), and others.