COMPOSER IN RESIDENCE
Sveriges Radio P2 (Radio Sweden)
During 2011-2013 Andrea Tarrodi is Sveriges Radio P2:s Composer in Residence. The residence includes, among other projects, commissions from the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra and the Swedish Radio Choir.
"P2:s tonsättare 2011-2013: Andrea Tarrodi visar en utpräglad klangkänsla och en berättande förmåga i sitt komponerande och förenar på ett storartat sätt det traditionella med det nyskapande." more...
COMPOSER IN RESIDENCE
Andrea Tarrodi is the Västerås Sinfonietta´s new Composer in Residence during 2013-2014.
A residence that, among other projects, includes the world premiere of Tarrodi´s new cello concerto with Jakob Koranyi as a soloist and a new piece for serenade ensemble. more...
World Premiere - Tarrodi´s 2nd String Quartet
In June 2013 the Dahlkvist Quartet premiers Tarrodi´s "Madárdal" - String Quartet No 2 at Mellby Atelier, Österlen. The piece is a commission by Sveriges Radio P2 and the concert will also be broadcasted live by Sveriges Radio P2. The Dalkvist Quartet also performs the piece in Germany at the Musikfestspiele Potsdam Sanssouci, June 18, 2013.
Zephyros for orchestra released on record
Future Classics 2
Britta Bystrom - Ten secret doors
Ylva Skog - They call her love
Andrea Tarrodi - Zephyros
Västerås Sinfonietta / Conductor: Johannes Gustavsson / dB Productions
"... För stycket erhöll [Tarrodi] första pris i Uppsala Composition Competition. Fattas bara! ... Flott skrivet med utsökta klanger och böljande driv... Det här är musik på riktigt." - Thomas Roth, OPUS
Sveriges Radio P2 - CD Revyn:
Tarrodi´s Akacia performed in New York
The Phoenix Concerts presents a concert with Scandinavian composers in New York, USA. On the 12th of April Tarrodi´s Akacia for piano trio is performed by Rachel Lee, violin, Sophie Shao, cello and Thomas Bagwell, piano at the Church of St. Matthew & St. Timothy.
Camelopardalis performed by the Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra
On May 30 the Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra performs Tarrodi´s Camelopardalis, conducted by Thord Svedlund. The piece is performed at the Helsingborg Concert Hall.
World Premiere - El Hielo for Bandoneon and Brass Quintet listen >>
On April 6, 2013 Tarrodi´s El Hielo for bandoneon and brass quintet is premiered by Jens Lundberg, bandoneon, and the Linné Quintet at the Uppsala Concert Hall. The piece was a commission from MIU (Musik i Uppland). After the premiere in Uppsala the piece will go on tour around Uppland with the ensemble. "... I hennes musik fanns både sammansmältningar och särklinganden i kalejdoskopisk följd som gjorde lyssnaren både vimmelkantig och hänförd. ... Ett totalt helgjutet klang och melodiflöde i ett kongenialt framförande..." - UNT
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- Tarrodi´s Laulava Meri for Male Voice Choir premiered in Finland
The YL Male Voice Choir has commissioned a new piece by Tarrodi. The piece Laulava Meri (Singing Sea) is premiered by the choir at the Helsinki Music Centre in Helsinki, Finland on April 6, 2013. Conductor: Pasi Hyökki.
Lume performed in Belgium by the Eric Ericson Chamber Choir
The Eric Ericson Chamber Choir performs Tarrodi´s Lume at Nacka Kyrka on February 19th and at the Grünewald Hall in Stockholm on February 20th, 2013. The piece is conducted by the choir´s new music director Fredrik Malmberg. The choir also performs the piece at the Festival van Vlaanderen Mechelen, Belgium in May 2013.
Tarrodi´s Lucioles for orchestra performed in the U.S.
On January 19, 2013, the Spartanburg Philharmonic performs Tarrodi´s Lucioles for orchestra for the first time in the U.S. The piece has it´s U.S premiere at the Twitchell Auditorium in Spartanburg, conducted by Sarah Ioannides. "... Lucioles shimmered and fluttered, creating a glowing soundscape that was at once serene and lively ..."
- Leah Harrison, the Herald Journal
Lucioles performed by the Gävle Symphony Orchestra
Tarrodi´s Lucioles is performed by the Gävle Symphony Orchestra on April 12 at the Gävle Concert Hall. The piece is conducted by Christian Vasquez. "...ett verk som visar på hennes förmåga att krydda ett tryggt och hemvant musikaliskt berättande med nydanande och uppslagsrika detaljer..." - Arbetarbladet
Andrea Tarrodi receives the Swedish MPA:s Classical Music Award of the Year - chamber music
The Swedish MPA Awards is hosted by Musikförläggarna, The Swedish Music Publishers Association, and is an annual prize ceremony that premiers Swedish songwriters, lyricists and contemporary composers. Authors in nine different categories are awarded for their achievements throughout the period of July 1st - June 30th. Andrea Tarrodi recieved the Classical Music Award of the Year - chamber music for her piece Empíreo for strings, harp and percussion. Anders Eliasson recieved the Classical Music Award of the Year - orchestra/opera. Other award winners: Songwriter of the Year - Johanna Söderberg and Klara Söderberg (First Aid Kit), Lyricist of the Year - Laleh Pourkarim, Honorary Award of the Year - Eva Dalhgren. more...
Liguria for orchestra performed at the Stockholm Concert Hall
On February 14, 2013, the Norrköping Symphony Orchestra performs Tarrodi´s Liguria. The piece was commissioned by the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra and premiered in March 2012. The Norrköping Symphony Orchestra also performs the piece in the De Geer Concert Hall in Norrköping on February 16, 2013. Conductor: Stefan Solyom.
Camelopardalis for orchestra performed in Salzburg
Austria premiere: On January 17, 2013, the Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra performs Tarrodi´s Camelopardalis at the Großes Festspielhaus during the Mozart Festival in Salzburg. The orchestra also performs the piece in Helsingborg on December 8, 2012. Conductor: Andrew Manze
Zephyros for orchestra performed in Finland by the Joensuu City Orchestra
Finland premiere: On November 8, 2012, the Joensuu City Orchestra performs Tarrodi´s Zephyros at the Carelia-sali, Jouensuu, Finland. The piece is conducted by Ville Matvejeff.
Lucioles for orchestra with Virpi Pahkinen
On September 19, 2012, Tarrodi´s Lucioles for orchestra is performed by Sinfonia Finlandia at the City Theatre in Jyväskylä, Finland. Conductor: Patrick Gallois. Choreography and Dance: Virpi Pahkinen and Oskar Landström.