Handelusive was written for and commissioned by Nordic Affect. First movement was co-commissioned by RUV (Icelandic Broadcasting Service) for a EBU live broadcast dedicated to G. F. Handel in 2009.

Handelusive was nominated for the ISCM Young Composer Award in 2011 and the second movement was a runner-up in the Danish National Radio listener award in 2016 “Publikumsbaskeren” (Classics of the future).

The piece is available on the CD Calm of the Deep.

Videos were produced by Andri Haflidason