Peter Lodwick

Peter Lodwick is an English musician, composer and artistic director for the Norwegian dance company Dans & Toner, based in Oslo.

Peter Lodwick has released four CDs:

Music for Ballet Class, Vol 1, 2002 (supported by Oslo National Academy of the Arts) and Music for Ballet Class” Vol 2, 2010 (supported by The Fund for Performing Artists)

Music for Modern Dance Class 2006 (supported by Oslo National Academy of the Arts)

Moments, 2004, Work made on commission, 60 minutes, published by Egmont.


(Objekt ID 859)
Object type Person
Functions Artistic director, Composer, Sound design, Musician
Nationality British
Gender Male
Adresse Ivar Aasens vei 22, 0373 Oslo, Norway
Website dans & toner, Peter Lodwick

Peter Lodwick has performed a number of his works during festivals: In Belfast, Edinburgh, Avignon, Bergen, Harstad, Dublin, Llangollen et al.

Compositions for theatre (in addition to those linked to beneath and above):

Farveslukeren (literally: The Colour Eater), by Tor Åge Bringsværd, a variety of performances for children and youth 1996 – 2003

Compositions for dance (in addition to those linked to beneath and above):

Whispers, Choreography: Jack Nightingale, London Contemporary Dance Theatre 

Movements, Choreography: Clover Roop, Avignon Festival


Horizon, Choreography: Jack Nightingale, BBC

Of Cabbages and Kings, Choreography: Jack Nightingale, BBC

Amandus, 10 music and dance programs for children, Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation

Chairs, choreography/music, Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation

Us, choreography/music, Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation

Impro-program, Choreography: Frank Maraschiello, Drammen Teater

Other compositions:

Oss (Us)
, Film by Laila Mikkelsen

Film by Oddvar Bull Tuhus

Stories of the Sea, Suite for cello and grand piano 

Other assignments:
Solo singer in Doyle Carte Opera Company - tour UK/USA.

Solo singer at Edinburgh Festival, Covent Garden, National Welsh Opera, Pryce Opera Ensemble.

Expansive concert playing, grand piano, in United Kingdom and USA.

Also works with photo and design, with assignments from theatre and dance companies, ICA, Maxbo, the publishing house Egmont and others.


Peter Lodwick has developed his own rhythm and improvisation technique. Parts of the technique is published in the book Dans!, (literally: Dance!, published by Tell Forlag). The book has been on the curriculum of Oslo National Academy of the Arts for 25 years and is also used by the private school Norsk Musikkteater & Ballettakademi.

Lodwick also has taught atThe Norwegian College of Dance,The National Academy of Opera, The Norwegian Opera, The National Academy of Theatre,The Oslo School of Architecture and Design,Durham University, Leeds University, non-degree-granting colleges, Norwegian Joint Headquarters, the ballet school of Jorunn Kirkenær, summer classes forThe Union of Norwegian Dance Artistsand Studio Nille, Norwegian Armed Forces and others.

He also teaches song/choirs at Oslo National Academy of the Arts.

Peter Lodwick has received funds for composition from different funding bodies for a number of his works, plus different working grants.


E-mail from Marit Krogeide, 14.08.2012


Doctorate in baroque music from Oxford University, UK.

1968: Royal Academy of Music, London, UK. Majoring in cello, grand piano, song.

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