Savannah Agger (*1971) is a composer and performer from Sweden, living in Berlin.
She is an electroacoustic composer working primarily with acousmatic composition, live diffusion, 3D spatialization techniques and electroacoustic works with instruments and live electronics.
Her work also includes music for rock bands, orchestra, choir, chamber ensembles and sound installations. She has written concert pieces, as well as music for theatre, contemporary circus and contemporary dance.
She holds a Masters in Electroacoustic Composition at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm (SE) where she studied with Professor William Brunson.
She followed the European Course for Musical Composition and Technologies (ecmct) at Ircam, Paris (FR), the Technical University, the University of Arts and the Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler, Berlin (DE).
She holds a PhD in (EAM) Musical Composition from the University of Birmingham (UK), where she studied with Professor Jonty Harrison.
She is currently a board member of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Elektroakustische Musik, DEGEM (DE).
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Electroacoustic Music (selection)
Landschaften I. / Fixed media/ 2017
Undercurrents. / Fixed media/ 2016
“Brücken/Inseln II”. / Fixed media/ premiered @ BEAST FEaST, Birmingham, England. 2015.
“Vacuum” / 2013 / 17.4 channels/ 3rd part in the trilogy ”Transit” by S.Agger, Hanna Hartman and Ylva Betancor.
Premiered August 2013 at Audiorama in Stockholm. Supported by Statensmusikverk.
“Brücken/Inseln” Mixed music for Ensemble Gageego and electronics. Commissioned by Ensemble Gageego.
With support from Konstnärsnämnden, Sweden. 2012
“Guiame los Pasos” / Fixed media / studio: TU Berlin, Birmingham University , England 2011.
Commissioned by Rikskonserter and EMS Stockholm.
“Untitled Requiem” / Fixed media / studio: TU Berlin, Birmingham University England 2010.
Premiered at Audiorama, Stockholm 2010.
“Extended Terminations” / Fixed media /. Premiered at Festival Inventionen, Berlin. 2008.
“In Nihilo” Mixed media / for Contrabass, computer and 2 Metal plates. / Studio: IRCAM, Paris / 2008
“Metal Degrees.” 8 channel interactive electroacoustic composition / 2007 / first performed at the Next-Generation Festival, ZKM, Karlsruhe 2007.
Music for Theatre, New Circus and Contemporary Dance (Selection)
“Venus” EAM compostions for the performance VENUS at Orioneteatern in Stockholm, commissioned by Orionteatern.2014.
“Mor Courage och hennes barn” and “Barnkorståget”. New music for Bertold Brechts “Mutter Courage…” Composition for electric quartet, singers.
“Childrens crusade” for childrenschoir.
Berlin/Stockholm 2009-2010/ commissioned by Orionteatern, Stockholm/ Performed at Orionteatern during 2010.
“Pluoto la Vie” Composition for contemporary dance (tape) / studio: KMH, Stockholm 2007-2008 /
Commissioned by Kompani Raande-Vo and Lena Josefsson.
“Inaff “ Composition for contemporary dance (tape) / 2006/ commissioned by Kompani Raande-Vo and Lena Josefsson. / first performed 2006, Örebro.
“Roundabout” Composition for new Circus / instrumentation: trombone, vocals, accordion, keyboards and electronics /studio. KMH, Stockholm /
“TRIX” at Orionteatern and world Tour 2000-2002. Saxophone player, bandleader and co-composition.
The Nobel prize banquet. Composition for new Circus/ instrumentation: choir, violin, viola, cello, contrabass, drums and percussion / commissioned by Cirkus Cirkör. / 2002 .