Claus Carlsen

Claus Carlsen

Claus Carlsen

Curriculum Vitae for Claus Carlsen

 

Claus Carlsen
Niels Ebbesens Vej 26, 4

1911 Frederiksberg

Telephone: +45 2320 2107

Born 1956

 

Autodidact musician, composer, sound artist.

2013 Destiny. PTP København og Mala Scena Zagreb.  Composer and cocreator.

2013  Besat af Æbler. Lisa Becker Claus Carlsen Teater Nordkraft and Compagnie Mediane

2013  Vandringer på fortællingens hovedvej.Workshop in schools at M.C. Holms Skole and Hem Skole i Sallingsundlandet.

 

2012  Samværk. 3 playable installations in the public space.  Copenhagen

 

2012  Hjertespejl. Playable installation of bells. Musikhusets foyer Århus

 

2012  Linedanseren. Teater Nordkraft and Møllen. Director: Gitte Kath.

Composition of soundtrack with recorded music and music played live from the music of Oh Land.

2012  Mellemmad. Teater Nordkraft and Barkentins Teater. Director: Alex Byrne

Composer and musical director.

2011  Klokkeren. Randers Egnsteater. Director: Kurt Bremerstent

Composer and musical director.

2011  Break n´Tales Cultural exchange project with children, teenagers and artists from Burkina Faso and Denmark. Kulturprinsen, Viborg.

Workshop, instrument construction and staging of the performance with Steen Haugesen

2011  Himmel og Hav/Sky and Sea. Randers Egnsteater. Director: Lisa Becker

Composition of soundtrack.

2010  "Skygger i Vadehavet" Kulturregion Vadehavet - Vadehavsfestival

Dance performance on the beach with Jytte Kjøbek and 25 children. Director: Gertrud Exner. Graphic artist: Marie Louise Exner.

Music and movement scored based on nature's forms on the beach

2010  Deja Vu."Teatret" and Svalegangen. Director: Jaques Mathiesen.

Composer and musician.

2009  Kunsten at fortælle en historie/The art of telling a story. Cultural exchange program

for children, teenagers and artists from Burkina Faso and Denmark. Kulturprinsen. In Ougadougou (B.F.), Viborg and Skive (DK).

Composer and musician

2009  Santiago. Teatret Møllen. Director: Gitte Kath

Composer

2009  Dam-katastrofen. Teatret Møllen. Director: Ole Sørensen.

Composer, Musician and Instrument builder ( Marimba with 100 silver spoons)

2009  Fortællefrø. Role-play laboratory. Kulturprinsen.

Workshops in schools and kindergartens, construction of a collection of instruments in the forest for the final role-play with 324 children


2008  Blodets Bånd. Den Danske Skueplads. Director: Henrik Hertz

Composer

2008  Fortællefrø. Role-play in a new way. Kulturprinsen.

Workshops in schools and kindergartens, construction of a collection of  instruments in the forest for the final role-play with 207 children

2007  Om en time er jeg stiv. By Emmanuel Limal. Entrescenen. Director: Bo Stendell Larsen.

Composer and musician

2007  Regn/Rain.Teaterværkstedet Madam Bach. Created by Catherine Sombstay, Gertrud Exner    and Claus  Carlsen.

Composer, instrument builder and musician

2007  Ze Malandro. "teatret" Director: Hans Rønne

Performance with Lisa Becker and Claus Carlsen, with the set made up of instruments built or altered by the musician, and a hammock

2007   AFTRYK. Rolighedsskolen Thisted. Art project with dance, music, art and photography

for 55 mentally disabled youngsters and their carers.

Workshop with dancer Ulla Bille, artist Henrik Westergård and director Githa Malling

2007  School project in Qaqortoq, Greenland.  With Ulla Bille, Henrik Westergaard and Gitta Malling and 30 Greenlandic children.

Workshop, musician and instrument builder

2007  Flagermusen.  Kulturprinsen.

Workshop, musician and instrument builder

2007  Oscar. Teatret Møllen. Director: Alex Byrne.

Composer and musical director

2006  Kaos og orden. Culture workshop. Kulturprinsen.

Workshop leader

2006  Tonefald. "teatret" v. Hans Rønne. Director: Jaques Mathiesen.

Theatre performance based on improvisations with painting and piano.

Composer and musician. The starting point for the music is always on the piano that is available at the performance space, irrespective of its quality, which is deconstructed through the performance

2006  Silken. Teatret Møllen. Director: Gitte Kath.

Composer

2006  Tribadernes Nat. Teatret Møllen: Director: Gitte Kath.

Composer

2006  Takt & tekstur. Kulturprinsen in Viborg. An architectural/musical promenade-performance

with outdoor musical installations in the city of Viborg.  Created by architect Anette Poulsen and Claus Carlsen in collaboration with 60 children.

Creation of musical installations

2005  Four Rooms. LP recording. Fabulous Gramophone.

Composer and musician

2005  Den Store Bastian. Svalegangen. Director: Hans Rønne.

Leader of a collective composition, conductor and musician

2005  Storm og Stille. Culture workshop. KulturPrinsen, Viborg.

Teacher


2001 - 2005 IMPROVISATION. Summer course at Testrup Højskole.

Improviser

2005  Jorden er rund. Teatret Møllen. Director: Anna Novovich.

Composer

2005  Carmen. Teatret Møllen. Director: Gitte Kath.

Composer

2005  Ord uden hest. Kulturprinsen. Musical poetry writing workshop for 2 classes with Danish

author Louis  Jensen and Lars Henningsen. Documented in the book "Ord uden hest".


2004  Rumklang. Kulturprinsen - music/architecture project for 6 school classes in Viborg.

Workshop


2004  Alladin. Baggårdteatret and Odense Teater. Director: Sofie Louise Lauring.

Composer and musician

2004  Ung i norden. Nordisk Råd. Workshop for 120 young people from the whole Scandinavia.



2003  Mod til ro. Newcirkus theatreconcert. Århus and Sardinia.

Composer and musician

2003  Hvorfor ikke? Teater Hund. Director: Methe Bendix

Composer


2003  Det løber løbsk. Teatret "Fair Play". Director: Robert Parr.

Composer and sound designer (soundtrack operated on hand-held cassette recorder)


2002  Stay Cool Cat. Music for the Jubileum of Hovedgård´s school orchestra.

Composer

2002  TI "Teatret" and Svalegangen. Director: Hans Rønne.

Composer and musician

2002  Hvirveldans i Nuuk. Danseteatret Terpsichore.

Musician and co-composer with Cengiz Cevik and Mads Bishoff

2001  Livs Rejse. Det Lille Turneteater. Director: Poul Plejdrup.

Composer and musician


2000  Makalu. "teatret" v. Hans Rønne, Svalegangen and OdenseTeater. Director: Hans Rønne.

Composer and conductor

2000  Den musikalske kamæleon. Circus for 15 musicians, 15 circus artists and 1 horse. Director:

Folmer Kristensen .

Composer and conductor

2000  Se mig. Teatro Rio Rose and Bådteatret. Director: Catherine Poher.

Composer

1999  EXIT. "teatret" v. Hans Rønne.Director: Jaques Mathiesen.

Composer and musician

1998  Haiku. Teatro Rio Rose. Director: Catherine Poher.

Composer

1997  SANGE/SONGS. Grolsj Ensemble, Sinfonietta, Commissioned work.

Composer

1997  Napoleonskrigen. "teatret" v. Hans Rønne and Svalegangen. Director: Hans Rønne.

Composer and conductor


1996  Ruben Pottas elendige salonger. Nordic co-production in Växjö. Director: Gitte Kath.

Composer

1996  SIT. "teatret" v. Hans Rønne.Director: Jaques Mathiesen.

Composer and Musician

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