Tore Bjorn Larsen on choosing to be an organist-composer, creating with pencil on paper, and connecting organists in organ festival
Welcome to Secrets of Organ Playing Podcast #79!
Today's guest is organist and composer Tore Bjorn Larsen from Svendborg, Denmark.
Tore Bjørn Larsen (born 1957) was educated as organist and composer at
Det Fynske Musikkonservatorium in Odense (Carl Nielsen Academy of Music Odense) and Det Kgl. Danske Musikkonservatorium in Copenhagen. He is by now organist, concertmanager, and the leader of the choir in St. Nicolai kirke in Svendborg in the very south of Funen. He plays both as a soloist and with different choirs all over Europe. Tore has written quite a bit music for the church - for organ and choir, but in the later years also some chamber music has become a part of his oeuvre.
Tore is the driving force behind ”Svendborg Internationale Orgelfestival” and of all the noon-concerts in Svendborg.
In this conversation Tore talks about choosing to be an organist-composer, creating with pencil on paper, and connecting organists in organ festivals.
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