Jonatan Sersam

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Jonatan Sersam is a Swedish composer and performer who lives and works in Malmö. He was born 1986 in Lövestad. Sersam studied composition at the Malmö Academy of Music from 2008 to 2017 with Luca Francesconi, Rolf Martinsson and Kent Olofsson among others. He also studied in Bologna (Italy) with G.P Luppi and Francesco Carluccio and in Graz (Austria) with Beat Furrer. His work list contains a wide variety of forms and ensembles, ranging from large orchestras to solo instruments, and electronic music either independent or written for dance or paintings. Sersam's music has been performed internationally at MAMBO in Bologna by ZeroCrediti and Francesco La Licata, by the duo Dillon/Torquati (IT), by Ensemble FontanaMix (IT), at the Dark Music Days in Reykjavik by Elektra Ensemble, in churches and concert halls in San Francisco and Los Angeles, and by Notus Wind Ensemble in London at the Royal Academy of Music. In Sweden his music is often performed, recently by Malmö Symphony Orchestra, the Kreutzer Quartet (UK) POING trio (NO), Ruido Vermelho (POR/IT), Musica Vitae (SWE), Norrköping Symphony Orchestra (SWE) and others. Sersam has been finalist in the ALEA III Composition Competition in 2016 in Boston with the piece VINDÖGA for five bassoons, marimba, piano and double bass. His music is mainly characterized by vivid rhythmical structures, wide use of color and sudden texture changes. 
Ordered by year. Most recent works appears first

Vocal Ensemble


L'oiseau blue for vocal ensemble (2018)

Orchestral Music


Som en hemlighet for orchestra (2017)
Gigue for orchestra (2014)
Murex for symphony orchestra (2013)

Instrument and Electronics


Vindöga for 5 bassoons and ensemble (2016)

Chamber Group ( 2 - 4 instruments )


Sånger for flute and viola (2016)
Frön transformation study no. 1 (2015)
Aporia for string quartet (2014)

String Quartet


Aporia for string quartet (2014)

Solo Instrument


Medusa for solo piano (2014)
Aporia for string quartet (2014)
Frön transformation study no. 1 (2015)
Gigue for orchestra (2014)
L'oiseau blue for vocal ensemble (2018)
Medusa for solo piano (2014)
Murex for symphony orchestra (2013)
Sånger for flute and viola (2016)
Som en hemlighet for orchestra (2017)
Vindöga for 5 bassoons and ensemble (2016)