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Herman Vogt

Herman Vogt (b. 1976 in Drammen, Norway) studied composition with Bjørn Kruse, Lasse Thoresen, Olav Anton Thommessen and Henrik Hellstenius at the Norwegian Academy of Music from 1999 to 2004 . He completed a master’s degree in composition with Asbjørn Schaathun at the same institution in 2018. In 2003 Vogt studied composition with Martijn Padding and Louis Andriessen at the Royal Conservatory of The Hague. He studied violin at the Norwegian Academy of Music from 1995 to 1997.
  Vogt’s music has been featured at the World Music Days in Sydney, Australia (ISCM Festival) and Belgium (ISCM and Transit Festival), Nordic Music Days in Copenhagen and Stockholm, the Ultima Contemporary Music Festival in Oslo, the Borealis Festival in Bergen, and at other festivals in Norway and abroad.
  His music has been performed by Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, the Norwegian Radio Orchestra, Trondheim Symphony Orchestra, BIT20 Ensemble, Oslo Sinfonietta, Athelas Sinfonietta, pianist Ian Pace, violinist Geir Inge Lotsberg, cellist Timo-Veikko Valve, organist Anders Eidsten Dahl, conductors Edward Gardner, Vasily Petrenko, Pierre-André Valade, Baldur Brönnimann, Christian Eggen, Ingar Bergby, Peter Szilvay and Per Kristian Skalstad, and by a number of other ensembles and musicians in Norway and abroad.

Featured on

Knut Vaage, Herman Vogt, Kjell Mørk Karlsen
Vintersong - Vaage/Vogt/Karlsen
Daniel Sæther
Herman Vogt
Light Shall Shine
Anders Eidsten Dahl