Lars Petter Hagen

Friday, February 21st, 2014 - 3:55 am

Lars petter hagen

Born 1975. Studied composition at the Norwegian Academy of Music in Oslo. Has been performed at festivals like Donaueschinger Musiktage, Maerzmusik, Eclat, and Gaudeamus Music Week by ensembles such as Ensemble Modern, SWR Sinfonieorchester Baden- Baden, Neue Vocalsolisten Stuttgart and Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra. In addition to vocal and instrumental music he works with sound installations and music for stage and film. In 2010 his music for “Baby Universe” by the New York based puppet theatre company Wakka Wakka was nominated for a Drama Desk Award. In 2012 he did a collaboration with electronic music producer Pantha du Prince, that was released on Rough Trade Records in 2013 as Pantha du Prince and The Bell Laboratory

Hagen is the director of Ultima Oslo Contemporary Music festival and former artistic director of Ny Musikk (Norwegian Section of ISCM), and the festivals Happy Days and Happy Nordic Music Days in Oslo.