Bodil Maroni Jensen


I have spent my life writing music

– I’m a happy composer when I can compose, but to fight for that space in my life is strangely difficult, because of the success. And yet, of course, nobody can complain about things like that, says Kaija Saariaho.

Bodil Maroni Jensen driver


After more than 30 years as a music journalist for the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation’s radio programmes, I began working on a freelance basis in the autumn of 2015. With new

Kaija Saariaho, this year’s Festival Composer in Bergen

«This is a production that enhances the importance of the Bergen International Festival» in the view of Bodil Maroni Jensen, referring to the oratorio La Passion de Simone.