Ylva Skog

(born 1963 in Östervåla, Sweden, residence Stockholm) was educated in composition with a Master’s degree at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm. When she composes she mixes intuitive and inspirers from different styles and artistic directions such as art and literature. Her piece Fyra Sånger was selected to participate at  the Nordic Music Days Copenhagen 2004. The CD Terra Firma with only Skog’s compositions was nominated for a Swedish Grammy. Skog has written many different kinds of music such as her Piano concerto no.1, which was premiered by the Malmö Symphony Orchestra 2013, soloist Ann-Sofi Klingberg, conductor Ingar Bergby - as well as the electro acoustic piece Sagobiljetten.  Her music has been performed in many different countries such as France, USA, Italy, Germany, United Kingdom etc. Skog continues her work and another CD, this time with Skog’s orchestral music performed by Malmö Symphony Orchestra - is about to be released by dB Productions AB 2014. Her trumpet concerto – written for Norrlandsoperans Symphony Orchestra -  will have its world premiere in Umeå 2014.
Selected works: Sortie et entrée, 1996 for chamber orch; Terra firma, 1998, for vla, vl, vlc, pf; They call her love, 1998, for str; Horror vacui, 1999, for orch; Rännil, 1999, for mixed Coro, lyrics Carl Erik af Geijerstam; Vibracell, 2002, for vibr, mar; Baudelaire sånger (Baudelaire Songs), 2003, for chit, S/Mzs, lyrics Charles Baudelaire, Swedish translation Ingvar Björkeson; Pianotrio, 2009-2010, for pf, vl, vlc; Blend, 1993, for orch, tp solo; Lost in a tunnel, 1993, for  trb
Publishing directions: Available at Svensk Musik/Swedmic AB and Edition Alfonce production
Awards: The CD Terra Firma 2010, dBCD126, nominated for the Swedish Grammy. The Swedish magazine Opus voted Skog’s Pianotrio as the best music on CD of the year, 2011