Shade and Silence waken up as one

A site specific concert installation for the  exhibition spaces of Bergen Kunsthall,  multi channels sound system, lighting and vintage bass ampifier. Commissioned by Bergen Kunsthall in 2014.

Das Atmende Klarsein

Luigi Nono : Das atmende Klarsein (1981) for small choir, bass flute soloist and live electronics.


Improvising quartet, composers collective, curator group and creative team.


Telart (2001-2010) is a series of installations and interventions in personal, public and art spaces centered around exploring telecomunication practices as an artistic site and medium.


Flexible chamber unit performing commissioned works and 20th century classics.


A collaborative composition for amplified instrumental quartet with live signal processing and multichannel diffusion by LEMUR and Benjamin Maumus.

Critical Band

A site specific composition for ensemble and reverberant acoustic space.

Bjørnar Habestad
Hild Sofie Tafjord
Lene Grenager
Michael Duch


A scenic re-reading of Salvatore Sciarrinos acousmatic theatre by nyMusikk Bergen.

Sofia Jernberg voice
Bjørnar Habbestad flute
Morten Barrikmo clarinet
Kari Rønnekleiv violin
Anna Lindal violin
Lene Grenager cello

Unruhige Räume

Hörspiel for historic building, audience, speakers, microphones and three electroacoustic performers.

Bjørnar Habbestad : Flute and electronics
Pascal Baltazar : Gestural electroacoustic instrument
Benjamin Maumus : Live sound projection


Respirator is an ongoing development project for the creation of a of a multimodal hyperinstrumental performance environment for real time synthesis and processing interaction between SuperCollider and Bjørnar Habbestads electroacoustic flute. The project draws upon the rich sonic content of Habbestads hardware based electroacoustic instrument and the digital control from Jeff Careys control system MKeys, later developed into Modality



 5.5 hour theatrical event by Winter Guests. Music by Jørgen Knudsen and Bjørnar Habbestad.


Collaboration with Berlin-based improvisor Burkhard Beins, second in a series of collobartions set in Norwegian Seamen’s Churches. Final concert performin in Oslo in 2011.

Lemur : Aigean (2013)

Recorded in Greighallen by Davide Bertolini
Mixed by Davide Bertolini and Bjørnar Habbestad.
Produced by Bjørnar Habbestad.
Mastered by Jørgen Træen.

Lemur : IIIIIII (2010)

Bjørnar Habbestad • flutes
Hild Solfie Tafjord • french horn
Lene Grenager • cello
Michael Duch • double bass

Recorded in Grieghallen Studio by Davide Bertolini, mixed by Bjørnar Habbestad at Steens Offset and mastered by Bjørnar Habbestad and John Hegre at Duper Studio.