Works performed before this site

1. aug 2010 “Passing images” arranged for musicians at Stangvikfestivalen by Frode Haltli in concert at Stangvik Kyrkje.
31. jul 2010 “On Wombs and Vowels” performed by Håkon Thelin and solo voice and electronics at Stangvikfestivalen.
30. jul 2010 “essential extensions” performed by POING at Stangvikfestivalen, in Prestegården.
29. jul 2010 Concert with POING at Stangvikfestivalen, Todalsøra. Ekelöf-tangos with guest Trygve Brøske on piano.
23. jun 2010 Four performances of the baby opera “Korall Koral” at the festival in Harstad, North Norway.
9. jun 2010 “gagaku variations” performed by Andreas Borregaard and Den Danske Strygekvartet at DKDM in Copenhagen.
7. jun 2010 “gagaku variations” performed by Andreas Borregaard and Den Danske Strygekvartet at Athelas New Music Festival in Copenhagen.
5. jun 2010-6. jun 2010 Six performances of the baby opera Korall Koral at Bergen International Festival.
26. may 2010-30. may 2010 ‘The green horn’, Desibel to Bergen International Festival.
20. may 2010 Two performances of “Korall Koral” at Ullevåll hospital in Oslo.
19. apr 2010 Performs excerpt from “Birds and Traces” with Frode Haltli at Kickoff-party at Parkteateret, Oslo, for the Norwegian people’s movement to protect the nature around Lofoten from oil industry.
8. apr 2010 Frode Haltli, Atle Sponberg and Maja Ratkje in Oppegård kirke, Svartskog. Works by Ratkje/Haltli, Bach, Piazolla, Grieg.
27. mar 2010 “Dancing Cranes”, installation with Kathy Hinde, at Bristol Live Open Platform.
15. mar 2010-20. mar 2010 Premiere of “Birds & Traces”, a concert installation and three other installations, among them “Dancing Cranes”. All by Ratkje and Kathy Hinde. Performed by Ratkje, Hild, Frode Haltli and local school children at Faster Than Sound, Snape Maltings, East Suffolk, UK.
16. feb 2010-18. feb 2010 Premiere of “A Safe Place to Die” by Agrare in Stockholm. Performance also on the 18th.
7. feb 2010 “Three tangos…” by Ratkje/Haltli performed by Marie Wärme and Eva Bruun Hansen in Copenhagen.
4. feb 2010-14. feb 2010 The baby opera Korall Koral is performed at the Norwegian Opera 4.-7. and 11.-14.02. Two or three performances every day.
26. nov 2009 “Liquid Vapor”, a performance at The Norwegian Opera foyer by Else Olsen S. In collaboration with all performers: Pauline Oliveros, accordion and EIS, Guro Moe, double bass etc., Maja Ratkje, voice, theremin etc., Victoria Johnson, el-violin etc., Alexander Refsum Jensenius, sounds and silences, Yoann Pencolé and Yngvild Aspeli, dolls and acting, Kyrre Heldal Karlsen, light design. Else Olsen S., prepared piano, Toy Orchestra etc. Based on the research in thermodynamics by Signe Kjelstrup.
12. nov 2009 “ØX” performed by Gianpaolo Antongirolami in Neaples, Italy.
24. oct 2009 First performace of “Moods IV” for harp solo by Ellen S. Bødtker in Glinka hall i St Petersburg.
7. oct 2009 “RO – URO” performed by Det Norske Jentekor at Kanonhallen, Oslo.
4. oct 2009 “Three tangos…” by Ratkje/Haltli performed by Kersti Ala-Murr and Jaak Lutsoja in SKUR 2, Stavanger, Norway.
26. sep 2009 Desibel at Hardanger fartøyvernsenter 25 years’ anniversary.
18. sep 2009 First performance with the installation Desibel by Geir Hjetland/Maja S. K. Ratkje at the opening of the anniversary of the art meeting in in Vevring, Norway.
5. sep 2009-30. oct 2009 The baby opera Korall Koral on tour in Norway: Operahuset Nordfjord 05.09., Rauma kulturhus 06.09., Sunndal kulturhus 07.09., Ørsta kulturhus 08.09., Førdehuset 09.09., Flora Samfunnshus 10.09., Sogndal kulturhus 11.09., Nøtterøy kulturhus 14.09., Hjertnes, Sandefjord 15.09., Gamlesalen, Seljord 16.09., Notodden teater 17.09., Risørhuset 18.09., Ibsenhuset, Skien 19.09., Utsikten kultursenter, Kvinesdal 21.09., Sirdal kuløturhus 22.09., Munken kino, Larvik 23.09., Jasseimr, Jessheim 24.09., Drammens teater 25.09., Scene U, Kongsvinger 27.09., Kulturhuset i Elverum 28.09., Maihaugsalen, Lillehammer 29.09., Vestre Toten kulturhus 30.09., Kulturhuset Fagernes 01.10., Ål kulturhus 02.10., Otta kulturhus 12.10., Storstuggu, Falkbergetsalen, Røros 13.10., Stjørdal Kino 14.10., Orkdal kulturhus 15.10., Bjugn kulturhus 16.10., Inderøy kulturhus 17.10., Namsos kulturhus 19.10., Mosjøen kino 20.10., Kino-teateret, Mo i Rana 21.10., Folkets hus, Narvik 22.10., KulturHuset, Tromsø 23.10., Alta kultursal 26.10., Arktisk kultursenter, Hammerfest 27.10., Kultursalen i Lakselv 28.10., Vadsø kino 30.10.
10. aug 2009-16. aug 2009 The opera “Korall Koral” for children age 0-3 performed at the Opera in Oslo. A collaboration with Christina Lindgren and Hanne Dieserud. Performers are Hanne Dieserud and Silje Aker Johnsen.
25. jul 2009 “Three tangos…” by Ratkje/Haltli performed by Kersti Ala-Murr and Jaak Lutsoja in Tallin, Estonia.
18. jul 2009 “Three tangos…” by Ratkje/Haltli performed by Kersti Ala-Murr and Jaak Lutsoja in Valga, Estonia.
10. jun 2009 “Då dagen var slut” and “Fanfar” by Ratkje/Haltli and Ekelöf (text) performed by La Fuente in Nesodden, Norway.
4. jun 2009-14. jun 2009 Premiere of “Korall Koral”, an opera for children age 0-3. A collaboration with Christina Lindgren and Hanne Dieserud. Performers are Hanne Dieserud and Silje Aker Johnsen. A stage is built inside the new Opera in Oslo. Music by Maja S. K. Ratkje.
13. mar 2009 “Concerto for Voice (moods IIIb)” performed by Ratkje and Trondheim Sinfonietta at Dokkhuset, Trondheim.
18. jan 2009 “Rondo – Bastard – Overture – Explosion” and “On Wombs and Wovels” performed by POING and Håkon Thelin at the Norwegian Academy of Music, Oslo.
21. dec 2008 “Three tangos…” by Ratkje/Haltli performed by Kersti Ala-Murr and Jaak Lutsoja in Tallin, Estonia.
16. nov 2008 “Breathe” and “HELP” performed during a concert with Trondheim Sinfonietta.
29. oct 2008 “gagaku variations” performed by TM+ and Pascal Content at Musikhøst in Odense, Denmark.
27. oct 2008 “Du som fremmed” by Ratkje/Haltli and Karin Haugane (text) performed by Tora Augestad, Frode Haltli and Trygve Seim in Kairo.
5. oct 2008 “gagaku variations” performed by TM+ and Pascal Content at the Nordic Music Days in Helsinki.
26. sep 2008 “69 Marching Bars Left Over From A Previous Century” performed by FMKV at the BrassWind festival in Bergen.
25. sep 2008 “essential externsions” performed by POING at Kristiansund kirke- kunst- og Kulturfestival.
21. sep 2008 “Du som fremmed” by Ratkje/Haltli and Karin Haugane (text) performed by Tora Augestad, Frode Haltli and Trygve Seim at Stillscape, Vettre.
19. sep 2008-21. sep 2008 “HVIL”, performed on tour in Norway by Marianne Beate Kielland , mezzo, and Sergej Osadchuk, piano in Kongsberg 19.09., Leknes 20.09. and Kabelvåg 21.09.
23. aug 2008 Premiere of SPUNK’s commissioned concert installation, “LYS”, for the Henie Onstad Art Centre’s 40 years anniversary.
1. aug 2008-10. aug 2008 Composer in residence at Nordland Music Festival, Bodø, Norway: Premiere of SPUNK’s new sound/video installation REIR 01.08., Theremin performance at the city square and “Concerto for Voice (moods IIIb)” performed by Ratkje and Bodø Sinfonietta 02.08., concert performance with the trio POING, also including Ratkje’s work “essentila extensions” 02.08., “passing images” performed by Frode Haltli 03.08., concert with SPUNK 03.08., First performance of “HVIL” with text by Aasne Linnestå, performed by Marianne Beate Kielland (mezzo) and Nils Mortensen (piano) 06.08., “gagaku variations” performed by Frode Haltli and Engegårdkvartetten 10.08.
26. jun 2008-15. aug 2008 “Thre Tangoes…” by Ratkje/Haltli performed by Kersti Ala-Murr (voice) and Jaak Lutsoja (accordion) on tour in Estonia: Pärnu 26.06.08, Tartu 02.07.08, Tallinn 03.07.08, Jöhvi 14.08.08 and Köpu 15.08.08.
8. may 2008 “essential extensions” performed by musicians from Collegium Novum Zürich: Rico Gubler, saxophone and Johannes Nied, double bass, with guest Frode Haltli on accordion in Zürich, Switzerland.
21. apr 2008 “essential extensions” performed by POING at the cruise ship Independence of the Seas in the Oslo fjord.
19. apr 2008 “essential extensions” performed by POING in Tampere, Finland.
12. apr 2008 Premiere of the Sonic Vista Bench project in Stavanger, under Stavanger 2008. An outdoor installation consisting of benches by Ranso and sound art by Biosphere, Goodiepal, David Toop, Kim Cascone, Karlheinz Stockhausen (memorial bench), Hai Nguyen Dinh (Next Life), Maja Ratkje, Kaada and Sten Ove Toft is to be placed several places in the region. Maja’s work is “Breathe” / “Pust”, especially composed for the bench and the destination by the ocean.
23. feb 2008 “RO – URO” performed by The Norwegian Girls Choir (Det Norske Jentekor) in Stavanger.
3. feb 2008 “ET OS” performed at the Ilios festival, Harstad.
10. jan 2008-20. jan 2008 Liselotte Wajstedt’s film “Sámi nieida jojk” with music by Fe-mail is shown at an exhibition called Video Rendez-Vous in Osaka, Japan.
14. dec 2007 The viola da gamba quartet “River Mouth Echoes” performed by the ensemble Fretwork in Gamle Aker kirke, Oslo.
25. nov 2007 Concerts with Frode Haltli ‘Passing Images’ quartet at the Huddersfield Festival in UK, featuring Maja Ratkje, Arve Henriksen and Garth Knox.
9. nov 2007-12. nov 2007 Concerts with Frode Haltli ‘Passing Images’ quartet in US, featuring Maja Ratkje, Nils Oekland and Daryll Harper: 09.11. Getty Center, LA; 10.11. William and Nadine McGuire Theater, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; 11.11. Claudia Cassidy Theater, Chicago Cultural Center; 12.11. Bodek Lounge, Houston Hall, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.
28. oct 2007 POING performs “essential extensions” in Riga.
25. oct 2007 First Norwegian performance of “RO – URO” with The Norwegian Girls Choir (Det Norske Jentekor) in Kanonhallen, Oslo.
13. oct 2007 “Concerto for Voice (moods IIIb)” with Maja and Oslo Sinfonietta at the Ultima festival, Oslo.
18. aug 2007 Screening of video, “shhhhhhhh”, by Chiaki Watanabe with music by Ratkje at the One Minute Film & Video festival in Aarau, Switzerland.
5. aug 2007 First performance of “Ro – URO” with The Norwegian Girls Choir (Det Norske Jentekor) in Hamamatsu during the Hamamatsu World Youth Choir Festival in Japan.
6. jul 2007 Concert with music by Maja Ratkje performed by Ratkje, Oslo Sinfonietta and POING at Kongsberg Jazz Festival. “Concerto for Voice (moods IIIb)” performed in Norway for the first time.
29. jun 2007 “Three Tangos…” and “Du som fremmed” by Ratkje/Haltli performed by Tora Augestad and Frode Haltli at Vestfold International Festival.
3. may 2007 Anne Bang-Steinsvik and Kjersti Sundland performs “Monstrous little Women” which is live video to music from Fe-mail’s album “Suklubb fra Hælvete” at Landmark in Bergen.
28. apr 2007-3. may 2007 Premiere of Liselotte Wajstedt’s documentary, Sámi Nieida Joik, a roadmovie into Sameland. Music by Fe-mail, Múm, The Knife, 22-Pistepirkko and others. Other dates: April 29., 30., May 2. and 3. All at 16:00 in the movie theatre Zita in Stockholm.
30. mar 2007 “gagaku variations” performed by Pavel Dre-er and the Resonance Ensemble in Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague.
22. mar 2007-23. mar 2007 Agrare performs “Carrying our ears and eyes in small bags” at Kulturhuset, Stockholm.
22. mar 2007 Frode Haltli, Garth Knox and Arve Henriksen performs “passing images” at Banlieues Bleues, France.
18. mar 2007 “Preludium for a Wedding Ceremony” performed by Tor Grønn at the Borealis festival in Bergen.
14. mar 2007 “Concerto for Voice (moods IIIb)” in Vienna, performed by Klangforum Wien with Ratkje as a soloist. Conductor: Matthias Pintscher.
9. mar 2007-11. mar 2007 Agrare performs “Carrying our ears and eyes in small bags” at Black Box, Oslo.
28. feb 2007 Premiere of “Concerto for Voice (moods IIIb)” in Graz, performed by Klangforum Wien with Ratkje as a soloist. Conductor: Matthias Pintscher.
11. feb 2007 New premiere of “Innhentet”, a theatre performance by Hærmændene at Vinterlys-festivalen in Nordland, Norway. Contains a vocal performance by Ratkje on film.
3. feb 2007 Music video my Masako Tanaka for “It Becomes Her” from Fe-mail’s album Blixter Toad is screened at Club Transmediale.
26. jan 2007 Anne Bang-Steinsvik and Kjersti Sundland performs live video to music from Fe-mail’s album “Syklubb fra Hælvete” at the Netmage Live – Media Festival in Bologna, Italy. The name of the performance is “Monstrous little Women”.
17. dec 2006 POING performs music by and with Maja Ratkje at National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington.
15. dec 2006 POING performs at the Tonic, New York, with guests Yumiko Tanaka, Else Olsen S and Maja Ratkje. Music by Ratkje and others.
14. dec 2006 POING performs music by Ratkje and others at the Issue Project Room, New York.
12. dec 2006 POING performs music by and with Maja Ratkje at the Bond Chapel, University of Chicago.
11. dec 2006 POING performs music by and with Maja Ratkje at Hotcakes Gallery, Milwaukee.
9. dec 2006 POING performs music by and with Maja Ratkje at the Other Minds Festival in San Francisco.
8. dec 2006 Frode Haltli performs “gagaku variations” with a string quartet at the Other Minds Festival, San Francisco.
13. oct 2006 Håkon Thelin performs “On Wombs and Wovels” at the Nordic Music Days on Iceland.
12. oct 2006-22. oct 2006 “We have arrived”. Premiere and performances with the Icelandic Dance Company, Reykjavik. Choreography by Ólöf Ingólfsdóttir, music by Áskell Masson, and Maja Ratkje who also performs in the piece. Dates: Oct. 12., 13., 15., 19., 20. and 22.
1. sep 2006-28. sep 2006 Music video by Liselotte Wajstedt for Fe-mail’s “Rockabilly” from the Blixter Toad album is shown at Madcat Film Festival in San Francisco.
31. aug 2006-12. sep 2006 Premiere and performances of new piece by Agrare: “Carrying our ears and eyes in small bags”. Inkonst, Malmö 31.08. and 1.09., Pustervik, Göteborg 8.09. and 9.09., Nya Perspektiv, Västerås 12.09. All in Sweden.
23. aug 2006 “passing images” performed by Frode Haltli in Roskilde, Denmark.
26. jul 2006-27. jul 2006 “gagaku variations” performed by Frode Haltli and the Cicada String Quartet in Schaeffergården (26.) and Oremandsgaard (27.), Denmark.
15. jun 2006-31. jul 2006 The film “Wintergarden” by Daria Martin (music composed and performed by Ratkje who also plays in the film) is exhibited at Castlefield Gallery, Manchester.
9. may 2006 Public screening of video work by Liselotte Wajstedt to Fe-mail’s “Rockabilly” from the album Blixter Toad. ‘Danse for voksne’ at Lillesalen, Chateau Neuf, Oslo.
6. may 2006 First performance of “ØX”, a piece for saxophone and electronics, written for and performed by Rolf-Erik Nystrøm, at Skulptursalen at the Norwegian Academy of Art in Oslo.
23. apr 2006 “gagaku variations” performed by Timo Kinnunen, Mia Räty, Johanna Peltoniemi, Tuula Fleivik and Riina Seebeck in Oulu, Finland.
23. mar 2006-24. mar 2006 Monstrous Little Women, a video live event at UKS by Kjersti Sundland and Anne Bang-Steinsvik, using music from Fe-mail’s album “Syklubb fra Hælvete”.
10. mar 2006 “It Becomes Her”, a track from Fe-mail’s album Blixter Toad with video by Masako Tanaka is shown in musiques digital, a part of AUDIOVISUAL screenings in Prague.
3. mar 2006 “After the rain”, a track with video by Masako Tanaka from Fe-mails album Blixter Toad is shown in ‘SUB 7Hz SHOW’ as a program in regular ADD TV series.
1. mar 2006-14. may 2006 The film “Wintergarden” by Daria Martin (music composed and performed by Ratkje who also plays in the film) is exhibited at the Tate Britain.
3. feb 2006 “No Title Tango and Milonga” performed by POING and “On Wombs and Vowels” performed by Håkon Thelin at the Ilios Festival in Harstad, Norway.
2. feb 2006 “Three tangos…” performed by Frode Haltli and Marianne Beate Kielland at the Ilios Festival in Harstad.
2006 “Drowning Moogs”, a ringtone to download by Maja and Lotta Melin playing theremins commissioned by Ny Musikk.
10. dec 2005 “Louange II” performed at Conservatorio Santa Cecilia by the Alter Ego Ensemble and Dario Flammini, accordion, in Rome as a part of the finals for the Composition Competitione F. Evangelisti.
8. dec 2005 “Rondo – Bastard – Overture – Explosion” and “No Title Tango and Milonga” performed by POING at Parkteateret, Oslo.
25. nov 2005 “Rondo – Bastard – Overture – Explosion” performed by POING at the Crush-festival, Århus, Denmark.
17. nov 2005-20. nov 2005 Premiere and performances of ‘Adventura Anatomica’ at Black Box. Odd-Johan Fritzøe, dance, Karl Hansen, set design. Music composed and performed live by Maja S. K. Ratkje.
12. nov 2005 Premiere of film “Wintergarden” by Daria Martin at the De La Warr Pavilion in Bexhill, UK. Music by Maja Ratkje who also acts in the film.
9. oct 2005 “gagaku variations” performed by Frode Haltli and Cicada String Quartet at the Utlima Festival, Oslo.
15. sep 2005 “Rondo – Bastard – Overture – Explosion” performed by POING in St. Petersburg.
7. jul 2005 “Rondo-Bastard-Ouverture-Explosion” and “No Title Tango and Milonga” performed by POING at the Time of Music festival in Viitasaari, Finland.
30. may 2005-31. may 2005 Premiere of “Innhentet”, a theatre performance by Marit Solbu/Hærmændene, at Teatergarasjen during Bergen International Festival. Includes solo work for voice with Maja Ratkje live and in video.
20. may 2005 “passing images” performed by Frode Haltli in Uranienborg Kirke, Oslo.
6. may 2005 “No Title Tango and Milonga” performed by POING at Yan Club in Bejing, China.
5. may 2005 “essential extensions” performed by POING in Bejing.
2. may 2005 “No Title Tango and Milonga” performed by POING at the Music Conservatory in Shanghai.
1. may 2005 “No Title Tango and Milonga” performed by POING at M on the Bund in Shanghai.
30. apr 2005 “essential extensions” and “No Title Tango and Milonga” performed by POING at Xianghai Concert Hall in Guangzhou, China.
28. apr 2005 “essential extensions” and “No Title Tango and Milonga” performed by POING at the University of Hong Kong.
23. apr 2005 “swrd” performed by Sigrun Gomnæs and Ingeborg Dalheim at the Norwegian State Academy of Music in Oslo.
22. apr 2005 “No Title Tango and Milonga” performed by POING at Nordica, Kunming, China.
29. mar 2005 “Soldatmarkedet”, an installation by Monica Aasprong and Maja S. K. Ratkje is exhibited for the first time at Kägelbanan, Södra teatern, Sweden.
11. mar 2005 Concert including new work by Ratkje and Frode Haltli, a collaboration with artist Per Inge Bjørlo, at Finnskogutstillingen, Norway. Performed by Ratkje/Haltli.
8. mar 2005 “swrd” performed by Sigrun Gomnæs and Ingeborg Dalheim at the Norwegian State Academy of Music in Oslo.
4. feb 2005 Håkon Thelin plays “On Wombs and Vowels” in Harstad, Norway.
3. feb 2005 World premiere of new piece for orchestra and voice, “Concerto for Voice (moods III)”, featuring Ratkje as a soloist at the Festival Presences in Paris. Performed by the Norwegian Radio Orchestra, conducted by Rolf Gupta. The concert is broadcast by the EBU network.
28. jan 2005 Pre premiere of new piece for orchestra and voice, “Concerto for Voice (moods III)”, featuring Ratkje as a soloist at Norwegian Broadcasting, Oslo. Performed by the Norwegian Radio Orchestra, conducted by Rolf Gupta.
29. nov 2004-3. dec 2004 POING and Maja on tour in Austria. Concerts in Graz 29.11., Dornbirn 01.12. and Vienna 03.12. The program includes: “essential extensions”, “On Wombs and Wovels”, passing images”, “Three tangos…”, “Sinus Seduction (moods two)”, “Rondo – Bastard – Overture – Explosion” -all works by Ratkje in addition to some improvisations and Weill/Brecht.
27. nov 2004-28. nov 2004 Frode Haltli performs “passing images” in Goldegg/Pongau and Lungau, Austria.
22. nov 2004 “Rondo – Bastard – Overture – Explosion” performed by POING at Nordic Music Days in Copenhagen.
20. nov 2004 First performance of “Rondo – Bastard – Overture – Explosion” and performance of “essential extensions” by POING at the Huddersfield Festival.
18. nov 2004-23. nov 2004 James Crabb and the Paragon ensemble touring in Scotland with “Louange II” on the programme. Thur 18th Nov 2004 Marryat Hall, Dundee; Sat 20th Nov 2004 Tolbooth, Stirling; Sun 21st Nov 2004 The Arches, Glasgow; Tue 23rd Nov 2004 Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh.
15. nov 2004 Unni Løvlid, Lene Grenager and POING (Håkon Thelin, Rolf-Erik Nystrøm and Frode Haltli) performs music from Maja Ratkje’s opera “No Title Performance and Sparkling Water” at BLÅ, Oslo.
23. oct 2004-23. nov 2004 ‘Voice’ is a part of a sound exhibition called ‘Listening’, at the Pompidou Center in Paris.
13. oct 2004-15. oct 2004 SITAT, a performance by Kjetil Skøien, Maja Ratkje, Snorre Hvamen and Ursula Andkjær Olsen premiered under Ultima at BLÅ, Oslo.
12. oct 2004 Håkon Thelin performs “On Wombs and Vowels” for solo double bass at the Ultima Festival, Oslo.
13. sep 2004-15. sep 2004 “De tenen van God”, a performance in gallery Brüssel with music by Fe-mail and text by Anna Luyten. Festival van Vlaanderen 2004. Spoken word by Rick de Leeuw. Directed by Ruud Gielen.
28. aug 2004 Premiere screening of music video made by Scott Arford for Fe-mail’s “Jacob’s Toy” from “Syklubb fra Hælvete”. 7hz, 1814 Illinois Street, San Francisco.
11. aug 2004-13. aug 2004 POING performs “No Title Tango and Milonga” in Estonia: Tallin (St. Nicolas Church) 11.08., Tartu (Botanical Garden) 12.08. and Pärnu (Pärnu Concert House) 13.08.
30. jul 2004 “Three tangos with texts by Gunnar Ekelöf” performed by Frode Haltli and Anne Lise Berntsen at Stangvikfestivalen, Norway.
11. jul 2004 “Three tangos with texts by Gunnar Ekelöf” performed by Eva Bruun Hansen and Marie Wärme at Summartónar, Faroe Islands.
28. may 2004 “Sinus Seduction (moods two)” for saxophone and electronics performed by Torben Snekkestad at Den Anden Opera in Copenhagen.
8. may 2004-28. may 2004 POING in China performing “essential extensions” and “No Title Tango and Milonga” 08.05. and 28.05. at Nordica Kunming, 24.05. at Unnan Art Intstitute, 25.05. and 27.05 in Beijing.
12. feb 2004 “gagaku variatios” performed by Frode Haltli and Quatuor Renoir at Radio France’s Festival ‘Presences’, Paris. The concert is broadcast.
6. feb 2004 “Louange II”, “Three tangos”, “Rytmestudie”, “Onkels Birgitta”, “Two small pieces for Arnold S.” and “Passing Images” are performed by Frode Haltli, Annalee Patipatanakoon, Roman Borys, Carol Fujino, Douglas Perry, Rob Wolanski, Richard Burrows, Craig Snowden, Ben Seyler and Eve Eracleous at Glenn Gould Studio under Canadian Broadcasting’s series Soundstreams in Toronto. The concert is broadcast.
3. dec 2003 “ET OS” performed at Parkteateret, Oslo.
20. nov 2003 “Two Small Pieces for Arnold S” performed in Trondheim.
15. nov 2003 “For Regndansere” performed by a percussion quartet in Trondheim.
15. oct 2003 “Louange II” performed in Greece.
2. oct 2003-5. oct 2003 World premiere of opera “No Title Performance and Sparkling Water” at the Ultima festival, Oslo. POING, SPUNK, Unni Løvlid and Ann-Kristin Jones among the musicians.
12. sep 2003 “essential extensions” performed by POING at Klangspuren Schwaz, Austria.
7. sep 2003 World premiere of “passing images” with Frode Haltli, accordion, at Klangspuren Schwaz, Austria.
31. aug 2003 “gagaku veriations” performed by Cicada String Quartet and Frode Haltli at the UNM festival, Oslo.
20. may 2003 Music for the opening of Norsk Litteraturfestival, Lillehammer. Performed and composed by Ratkje.
15. may 2003 Concert at Avant Garden, Trondheim, with students from the Universary. First performance of excerpt from “No Title Performance and Sparkling Water”.
15. may 2003-24. may 2003 “essential extensions” performed by POING in Tiara-Koutou, Museum Tokyo, Cultural Forum Kasugai and Asahi Breweries, Tokyo.
7. may 2003-8. may 2003 “Sinus Seduction (moods two)” performed by the crashEnsemble in Malmö and Copenhagen.
29. apr 2003 “Three tangos with texts by Gunnar Ekelöf” and “Du som fremmed” is performed by Frode Haltli and Maja Ratkje in Edvard Munch-Haus, Warnemünde.
26. apr 2003 “Sinus Seduction (moods two)” performed by Rolf-Erik Nystrøm and Stig Gunnar Ringen at two subway stations at the festival: Musikk Under Oslo.
13. apr 2003 “Louange II” performed by Frode Haltli and musicians from the Gagego Ensemble in Göteborg, Sweden.
2. feb 2003 “Louange II” performed at the Ilios Festival in Harstad by Frode Haltli, Arvid Engegård and Ørnulf Lillebjerka.
30. nov 2002 “Waves IIb”, “Louange II” and “Two small pieces for Arnold S.” (first performance) performed by the Tyrolean Ensemble for Contemporary Music in Innsbruck, Austria.
28. nov 2002 “essential extensions” performed by POING at Tränenpalast, Berlin.
22. nov 2002-23. nov 2002 “essential extensions” performed by POING in Edvard Munch-Haus, Warnemünde.
30. oct 2002 “essential extensions”, “Sinus Seduction (moods two)” and interlude from “Music for Ibsen’s «Ghosts»” performed by Maja S. K. Ratkje and POING at Avant Garden, Trondheim.
10. oct 2002 “Sinus Seductuon (moods two)” performed by Torben Snekkestad at release concert of cd, “sinus seduction” at BLÅ under Ultima, Oslo.
6. oct 2002 “gagaku variations” performed by Frode Haltli and Cikada String Quartet in Olavshallen at the Japan 2002 festival in Trondheim.
20. sep 2002 “gagaku variations” is performed by Frode Haltli and Cikada String Quartet and “Three tangos with texts by Gunnar Ekelöf” for accordion, string quintet and tango singer is performed by Haltli, Ratkje, Cikada String Quartet and Håkon Thelin on double bass in Hønefoss Kraftstasjon surrounded by the art of Per Inge Bjørlo.
12. sep 2002 “gagaku variations” is performed by Frode Haltli and Cikada String Quartet at Toneheim, Hamar.
8. sep 2002 First performance of “rag-sonata” at the EPTA conference at the Norwegian State Academy of Music in Oslo.
7. sep 2002 “swrd” is performed at the Gaudeamus Festival by Wim Konink (perc.) and Jannie Pranger (sopr.). The piece is nominated for the Gaudeamus Prize 2002.
4. sep 2002 “ET OS” is performed at Trondheim Chamber Music Festival.
sep 2002 “River Mouth Echoes” performed in Linköping, Sweden, by the Bourrasque quartet. (Viola da gamba quartet.)
18. jul 2002 First performance of “Hopsjøfanfare” at the Hopsjø festival, Hitra.
jul 2002 “Du som fremmed” is performed by Ratkje and Frode Haltli in Krasnoyarsk, Siberia and i Perislava.
19. jun 2002-20. jun 2002 “Sinus Seduction (moods two)” performed as a four channel tape piece at the Sächsish Böhmisches Musik Festival in Dresden and in the Czech Republic.
9. apr 2002 Second movement from “Music for Ibsen’s «Ghosts»” performed by Maja S. K. Ratkje (voice) and Trinde Knudsen (flute) at a presentation in Trondheim.
13. mar 2002 Performance of “essential extensions” (played by POING: Rolf-Erik Nystrøm, Håkon Thelin and Frode Haltli) at Toneheim Folkehøgskole, Hamar.
2002-2003 “Innbyggerne”, a dance performance for children with music by fe-mail performed at Black Box under Ultima, Oslo 11.10.-15.10.02. Choreography by Odd Johan Fritzøe. Dancers: Thomas Gundersen and Odd Johan Fritzøe. Text: Cecilie Løveid. Scenography: Karl Hansen. The performance is repeated 150 times through the following year in Norway.
5. dec 2001 First performance of Ratkje/Haltli’s music with Karin Haugane’s text “Du som fremmed” at Josefine, Oslo. Two parts from “Three tangos with texts by Gunnar Ekelöf” is performed as well.
29. oct 2001-10. nov 2001 “Three tangos with texts by Gunnar Ekelöf” for accordion and tango singer is performed by Ratkje and Frode Haltli on tour in Norway.
25. oct 2001 First performance of “komposisjon for tre etasjer” (“a composition for three floors”) especially made for Steinhuset in Hadeland, a mediaeval stone house, unique in Norway. Performed by Maja S. K. Ratkje, voice, Cathrine Nyheim, percussion and Frode Haltli, accordion.
13. oct 2001 Performance of “essential extensions” (played by POING: Rolf-Erik Nystrøm, Håkon Thelin and Frode Haltli) at the GAS festival in Göteborg, Sweden.
9. oct 2001 First performance of “River Mouth Echoes” with the gambe quartet Bourrasque in Copenhagen, Denmark. The second performance 10.10.01 in Aarhus was recorded by the Danish Radio.
25. sep 2001 Performance of “ET OS” with musicians from Aarhus Sinfonietta and actress Liv Steen in Musikhuset Aarhus at the 55th UNM festival in Denmark.
16. sep 2001 Frode Haltli’s debut concert in Kulturkirken Jakob in Oslo. “gagaku variations” is performed by Frode Haltli and Cikada String Quartet. “Three tangos with texts by Gunnar Ekelöf” for accordion, string quintet and tango singer is performed by Haltli, Ratkje, Cikada String Quartet and Håkon Thelin on double bass.
11. sep 2001 First performance of “Louange II” with Ernst Kovacic (violin), Quirine Viersen (cello) and James Crabb (accordion) at Klangspuren Schwaz in Graz, Austria.
7. sep 2001 Performance of “essential extensions” (played by POING: Rolf-Erik Nystrøm, Håkon Thelin and Frode Haltli) at De IJsbreker during the International Gaudeamus Music Week 2001.
3. jun 2001 First performance of “gagaku variations” for accordion and string quartet with Frode Haltli and Vertavo String Quartet at Hardanger Music Festival. The tango “Hemliga Täcken” from “Tre tangos till texter av Gunnar Ekelöf” by Ratkje/Haltli is performed at the same festival by Ratkje/Haltli.
30. may 2001 Performance of “essential extensions” (played by POING: Rolf-Erik Nystrøm, Håkon Thelin and Frode Haltli) at Bergen International Festival. The tango “Hemliga Täcken” from “Tre tangos till texter av Gunnar Ekelöf” by Ratkje/Haltli is also performed at the same concert with POING and Ratkje on vocals. The entire concert is sent on Norwegian Broadcasting.
26. may 2001 First performance of “swrd” at Music Factory in Bergen with percussion player Kai Hanssen and singer Ellen Aagaard and electronics.
28. feb 2001 “Three tangos with texts by Gunnar Ekelöf” for accordion and tango singer is performed by Ratkje, Frode Haltli and POING at Josefine in Oslo. Performed again at Kulturkirken Jakob 15.03.01 and at the annual litterature seminar at Flisa 16.03.01.
25. feb 2001 “Isplaneten” (1995-99) -a 40 min. radio play made in collaboration with Marius Holth and Dagfinn Rosnes is first performed by Norwegian broadcasting as the first of its kind to be produced outside the institution.
12. dec 2000 Ratkje/Nyheim’s arrangement of “27’10″554″ by John Cage for percussion and CD is first performed at the Norwegian State Academy of Music with Cathrine Nyheim on percussion.
7. nov 2000 Performance of “Louange” in Rome, Italy, in the Basilica s. Maria Sopra Minerva with Monica Pontini (vln), Alan di Liberatore (vcl) and Sara Torquati (org.).
29. sep 2000 Performance of “essential extensions” with POING: Rolf-Erik Nystrøm, Håkon Thelin and Frode Haltli at Frode Haltli’s debut concert in Copenhagen. First performance of “Three tangos with texts by Gunnar Ekelöf” with singer Tuva Semmingsen and Frode Haltli on accordion.
15. aug 2000 Performance of “essential extensions” with POING: Rolf-Erik Nystrøm, Håkon Thelin and Frode Haltli at the UNM festival in Helsinki.
9. aug 2000 First performance of “ET OS” in Elverum. String trio for the occasion was Geir Inge Lotsberg, Øyvor Volle and Henrik Brendstrup. The poet, Karin Sveen, read the her text to which the music was made.
14. jun 2000 Performance of the percussion quartet “For Raindancers” at the Musica Nova festival in Sofia, Bulgaria.
11. jun 2000 Performance of “Music for Ibsen’s «Ghosts»” at The National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington D.C. Performers were Deborah Kavasch, voice, and Susan Glaser, flute.
30. may 2000 Concert at The Norwegian State Academy of Music. The following was performed: “Study 1, four track voice”, “saxophone contours”, “4-23″ (first performance by Pål Størset), “Sinus Seduction (moods two)” (played by Torben Snekkestad), “Louange” (played by Namic Mackic, Gunnar Hauge and Torbjørn Dyrud), “essential extensions” (played by POING: Rolf-Erik Nystrøm, Håkon Thelin and Frode Haltli), second movement from “Music for Ibsen’s «Ghosts»” (played by Torun Torbo and Maja S. K. Ratkje), “crush” played by Kyberia: Tanja Orning and Victoria Johnson) as well as “i hate cars (willy in a PPP swimsuit)” (a remix of jazzkammer).
1. apr 2000 CD release and concert at BLÅ, Oslo, with the string duet Kyberia who plays Ratkje’s piece “crush”.
15. mar 2000 First performance of “saxophone contours” in Czech Radio.
16. feb 2000 “essential extension” is performed by the trio POING (Frode Haltli (accordion), Håkon Thelin (double bass) and Rolf-Erik Nystrøm (saxophones)) at BLÅ in Oslo.
21. jan 2000 First performance of the march “69 marching bars of leftovers from an old century” at Akershus castle, Oslo.
2000-2001 Contribution to tel.art, a cellular telephone sound art project.
jan 2000 The string duet Kyberia is performing “crush” for the first time at Folken in Stavanger 05.01.00. Later performed at Oslo Konserthus (09.01.00), the Astrup Fearnley Museum (29.01.00) and on a tour arranged by the Norwegian Concert Institute.
jan 2000 The percussion quartet “For Raindancers” and the string duo “crush” is performed in Finland.
31. dec 1999 First performance of “nedtelling 2000″ in Norwegian Radio.
nov 1999 “essential extensions” has its first performance 11.11.99 during Autunnalen in Bergen with the trio POING: with Frode Haltli (accordion), Håkon Thelin (double bass) and Rolf-Erik Nystrøm (saxophones). “Sinus Seduction (moods two)” is also performed with Rolf-Erik Nystrøm as soloist. The two pieces are again performed by POING in Stavanger 16.11.99, Oslo 17.11.99, Hamar 20.11.99, Strømmen 24.11.99, Trondheim 25.11.99.
27. oct 1999 “Waves IIb” is performed by Oslo Sinfonietta and Christian Eggen at Cosmopolite in Oslo.
12. sep 1999 “Waves II” is performed at the International Gaudeamus Music Week by ‘de ereprijs’.
sep 1999 “Music for Ibsen’s «Ghosts»”, commissioned from the Nortlands Festival in Scotland has its first performance 15.09.99 at a recital concert in Ackergill Tower. The music is performed by the composer herself and flutist Rebecca Larsen. The music was included in the play during a tour with a London-based theatre company and director John Doyle which started with two performances at the Northlands Festival and continued through the north of Scotland in the period 16.-25.09.99.
27. jul 1999 The commission “Louange” for violin, ‘cello and church organ has its first performance at the opening concert of the St. Olav Festival in Trondheim. The concert which drew more than 700 people was held in the Nidaros Cathedral with Arve Tellefsen on violin.
30. may 1999 “Sinus Seduction (moods two)” is performed at “Synthése 99″ in Bourges by Torben Snekkestad.
11. apr 1999 “Sinus Seduction (moods two)” is performed at the Danish Radio House in Copenhagen by Torben Snekkestad.
24. mar 1999 “Sinus Seduction (moods two)” is performed at a concert arranged by NICEM at the Norwegian Broadcasting with Rolf-Erik Nystrøm as soloist.
14. mar 1999 “For Raindancers” is performed at the closing ceremony of ISFiT (International Student Festival in Trondheim).
10. jan 1999 “Waves II” has its first performance in the city hall of Apeldoorn, the Netherlands with ‘de ereprijs’.
3. oct 1998 “Sinus Seduction (moods two)” is performed at the Ultima festival in Oslo at Hennie Onstad Museum of Arts.
22. aug 1998 First performance of “Waves IIb” at Oslo Chamber Music Festival with Oslo Sinfonietta and Kjell Seim. Performed again during the UNM festival (Young Nordic Music) in Oslo 30.09.98. with Thomas Rimul as conductor.
12. mar 1998 “For Raindancers” is performed at the State University, Hayward, Los Angeles, California.
1998-2001 Participant at the project “Collage Jukebox” in Bregenz with the pieces “Sinus Seduction (moods two)” and “Alarm”.
2. dec 1997 Performance of “Sinus Seduction (moods two)” for tenor saxophone, quadraphonic tape and reverb at Belleville, Oslo with Torben Snekkestad as soloist.
21. oct 1997 Performance of “Sinus Seduction (moods two)” for tenor saxophone, quadraphonic tape and reverb at Hamburg Hochschule für Musik und Theater with Torben Snekkestad as soloist.
5. jun 1997 First performance of “Sinus Seduction (moods two)” for tenor saxophone, quadraphonic tape and reverb at the State Academy of Music in Oslo with Torben Snekkestad as soloist.
30. may 1997-1. jun 1997 Music for the exhibition made in collaboration with Kristin Andersen “Naken, tanker ut av skallen” by Jan Lange is continuously played during the event.
15. apr 1997 “mono mood (S)” is performed at Musikklaboratoriet, Belleville, Oslo.
28. feb 1997 “Waves I” has its first performance with ‘de ereprijs’ at the final concert at the Gaudeamus International Young Composers Meeting in Apeldoorn, the Netherlands. Ratkje wins the first price and a commission from the ensemble.
15. feb 1997 “mono mood (S)”, electroacoustic piece in stereo, has its first performance at a festival arranged by NICEM at the Norwegian State Academy of Music.
23. nov 1996 A new, published version of “For Raindancers” is performed at the Norwegian State Academy of Music.
16. nov 1996 Participant at the festival “Intermedia ´96″ with performance artist Erik Andersen as artistic leader. A 30s. collage of alarms, “Alarm” composed for live radio broadcasting and to be played from the outdoor stage at Youngstorget in Oslo.
26. oct 1996 “For Raindancers”, a percussion quartet has its first performance at the UNM festival (Young Nordic Music) in Copenhagen, Denmark.
17. apr 1996 First performance of “En Sagte Raslen”, a work for harmonica, guitar, ‘cello and mezzo, at the Norwegian State Academy of Music.
29. oct 1995 First performance of “Magic Spells”, commissioned from Slettahjell/Hartberg duo.
1995 The piece “dialogue” for clarinet and cello is first performed at the Norwegian State Academy of Music in Oslo.
may 1994 “Tidevann”, a composition for string quartet, wind instruments, choir, solo singer and solo saxophone has its first performance at the closing concert for the finished year at Toneheim Folkehøgskole (folk high-school of music). The concert was in Hamar Kulturhus.
1993 Till now Ratkje has composed mainly small works for piano, but also made songs and arrangements for musicals etc. She made her first pieces at the age of eight.

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