Lithell Flyg, Maria

Maria Lithell Flyg (b. 1965), Stockholm, Sweden

Studied composition at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm with Karen Rehnqvist; received her Masters degree in 2014. She has composed for groups such as the Swedish Radio Choir, the Swedish Wind Ensemble (Stockholms Läns Blåsarsymfoniker), KammarensembleN, ensemble recherche, the Stockholm Saxophone Quartet, and the Norrköping Symphony Orchestra. She was a singer at the Royal Swedish Opera in Stockholm and has a special interest in musical drama and staged music, including chamber operas (Kassandra/Högmod and the environmental opera Någon borde ta tag i det här…). She also writes lyrics and popular music.

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Music examples:

Längst inne i mitt huvud. Text: Barbro Lindgren. Olle Persson, baritone; Cecilia Zilliacus, violin; David Huang, piano; vocal ensemble conducted by Lone Larsen. First performance: Berwaldhallen, August 29, 2014.

 

Emotionally driven with Musica Vitae (2012) conducted by Mats Zetterqvist.