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Herman Vogt (b. 1976) was born in Drammen, Norway. Vogt studied composition from -99 to -04 at the Norwegian Academy of Music with Bjørn Kruse, Lasse Thoresen, Henrik Hellstenius and Olav Anton Thommessen as teachers. In -03 Vogt studied composition at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague in The Netherlands with Martijn Padding and Louis Andriessen as teachers. Vogt studied the violin from -95 to -97 at the Norwegian Academy of Music. Vogt has received lessons in composition and been supervised in numerous master classes including Salvatore Sciarrino, Walter Zimmermann, Helmut Lachenmann, Brian Ferneyhough, Klas Thorstensson and Diana Burrell.

Vogt has written a number of pieces for different instrumentations ranging from solo pieces, chamber music and orchestra music. He has been performed at concerts and festivals in Norway, as well as abroad, including World Music Days (ISCM Festival) in Sydney 2010 and in Belgium in 2012 (ISCM and Transit Festival, Leuven), Nordic Music Days 2010 in Copenhagen and 2012 in Stockholm, Ultima Festival in Oslo, Oslo Chamber Music Festival, Borealis Festival in Bergen, UNM Festival in Helsinki, Oslo and Copenhagen, among others.

Vogt has received commissions and has been performed by several Norwegian ensembles and musicians, including the Norwegian Radio Orchestra, Cikada, BIT20 ensemble, POING, Norwegian Baroque Orchestra, chamber ensemble from the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, violinist Geir Inge Lotsberg, pianist Kristian Lindberg, clarinettist Rolf Borch, conductors Pierre-André Valade, Christian Eggen, Per Kristian Skalstad, Peter Szilvay and Baldur Brönniman among others, as well as performances abroad including Finnish Ensemble UNKO, Danish ensemble Athelas Sinfonietta, pianist Ian Pace, cellist Timo-Veikko Valve and pianist Bernadette Balkus.

Herman Vogt studied composition from -99 to -04 at The Norwegian Academy of Music with Bjørn Kruse, Lasse Thoresen and Henrik Hellstenius as teachers. In -03 Vogt studied composition at The Royal Conservatory in The Hague in The Netherlands with Martijn Padding and Louis Andriessen. Vogt studied the violin from -95 to -97 at The Norwegian Academy of Music. Vogt’s music has been performed at the World Music Days (ISCM Festival) in Sydney 2010 and Belgium in 2012 (ISCM and Transit Festival), Nordic Music Days in Copenhagen 2010 and Stockholm in 2012, ULTIMA Festival in Oslo, Borealis Festival in Bergen, UNM Festival in Helsinki, Oslo and Copenhagen, as well as various other festivals in Norway. Vogt has been performed by CIKADA, BIT20 Ensemble, Oslo Sinfonietta, Athelas Sinfonietta, Norwegian Radio Orchestra, pianist Ian Pace, conductors Pierre-André Valade, Christian Eggen, Baldur Brönniman, Per Kristian Skalstad, and by several ensembles and musicians both in Norway as well as abroad.

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