|1940||regular piano tuition|
|1943||regular violin and viola tuition|
|1944||regular trumpet tuition, later also trombone and tuba.|
|1947||professional debut as pianist in Mozart piano concerto.|
|1951||piano studies in London, England with prof. Ilona Kabos, on the recommendation of Annie Fischer. Simultaneous studies at Trinity College of Music, London.|
|1956||London debut in Wigmore Hall. Excellent newspaper reports.|
|1957-60||Teacher at The Royal College of Music in Manchester.|
|1948-61||Regular concert work touring Europe and Scandinavia. Many broadcasts, recitals and orchestral concerts as pianist.|
|1961-73||Personal and music assistant to conductor Dr. Otto Klemperer. Worldwide travel, recording sessions, EMI, coaching, accompanying, conducting, score transcriptions, etc.,|
|1973-74||Working in Paris, France, on documentary films on Dr. Otto Klemperer ”Dr.Klemperer´s long journey” and ”Klemperer in rehearsal”.|
|1974||Return to Sweden. Establishing reputation as a composer.|
|1982-97||Teaching position at Linköping Kommunala Musikskola. Teaching position at Motala Folkliga Musikskola. Conductor of Linköpings Orkesterförening. (Symphony Orchestra). Conductor of S:t Lars Kammar Ensemble. Founder and conductor of Music for Peace manifestation. (3 years). Producer and conductor of opera in Linköping. Hansel and Gretel/Humperdink, Orfeus and Euridice/Gluck, Threepenny opera/Weill, La serva padrona/Pergolesi, The Telephone/Menotti, stage production of Mother Courage/Dessau.|
|1998||Concert tour of Germany. First performance of Trio for viola, cello and piano.
Commissioned to compose stage music for ”Spelet om Stångebro, 1598” a open air spectacular playing in Linköping.|
First performances of two works for Quinton, Viola d´amore and piano in the USA during the International Viola d´amore congress in Utah.
|1999||5th tour of Japan.
First performance of song cycle ”Abschied” sung by mezzosoprano Alexandra Gravas during music festival ”Musikdagar 99” in Sweden.
CD-recording of Schubert´s Winterreise with bariton Hideaki Nitta for distribution in Japan.
|2000||First performance of ”Symphonic Movement” for wind instruments and piano commissioned by Östgötamusiken in Linköping.
14 poems by Pär Lagerkvist set to music and premiered in Linköping, with Marilyn Minns, mezzo, Nadia Kuprina, soprano and Helena Eriksson,recitation.
Arranges Östergötlands Musikdagar 2000 and the 28th International Viola Congress in Linköping.
|2001||Tour of Japan introducing ”Divertimento Pastorale” a new composition for
Flute, Violin. Viola and piano. (Also available for Plucked String Orchestra).
First performance of ”Traumlandschaft” for 4 Violas during Musikdagar i Östergötland.
First concert recital in the Tabernacle in Machynlleth, Wales with mezzo
Marilyn Minns and soprano Carolina Johansson.
|2002||Piano and mandolin recital with Detlef Tewes at the Tabernacle, Machynlleth, Wales.
Music director for Pergolesi´s opera buffo La serva padrona and an operetta cavalcade in Linköpings castle and other venues in Östergötland, Sweden.
|2003||Concert tours of Sweden and Germany|
Concert tours in Germany and Sweden and Finland
MidWalesMusicWeek festival in Wales
|2005||Conductor of Powys Male voice choir|
PMVC tour of Ireland
2nd MWMW festival
Touring in Sweden
PMVC in Glasgow and Sweden
WelshViolaSociety founded - OF chairman see WVS home page
Concerts in Wales and Sweden
First performance of Viola Sextett
First performance of Uel Deane@home. Viola and piano
Concert tour in Germany with Detlef Tewes, mandolin
Recording in Germany and publication of CD Sudden Fire, OF compositions.
Mandolin soloist Detlef Tewes.
Piano recitals in Wales and Japan.
Compositions for solo flute, dedicated to Robert Manasse
Freudenthal Music Festival in Sweden.
Recital in Oberwolfach Mathematical Centre
Recitals in Wales and Sweden
Viola Day 15th of August in Machynlleth, Mid Wales see www.violacymru.org.uk