Performance

The Lioness of Iran

TBA, Calgary, Alberta

Music for four electric guitars and voice by Kiya Tabassian, Laurie Radford, Jennifer Butler, Parisa Sabet, Tim Brady, Juliet Palmer, based on the poetry of Iranian poet Simin Behbahani.

Charsu Quartet

Agha Khan Museum, Toronto, Ontario

Be whisked away by classical pieces from renowned Iranian and Canadian composers in this spirited chamber concert from the quartet Charsu. This performance, created exclusively for the Museum, premieres lesser-known pieces for voice, clarinet, cello, and piano from such composers as Ranjbaran, Vali, Sabet, and Pidgorna.
Charsu is a collaboration between Jonathan Russel Mac Arthur (tenor), Dobrochna Zubek (cello), Asal Iranmehr (piano), and Anoush Taba’i (clarinet). Together, they’re dedicated to showcasing the classical music of their rich cultural heritages.
This performance is part of our 2019/20 Performing Arts season, Listening to Each Other, which pays tribute to the role of the performative arts in connecting communities, preserving culture, and spurring social change.

Composition Week

Paul Davenport Theatre, Talbot College

A concert of music for the Instruments of Happiness quartet, with mezzo-soprano Marie-Annick Béliveau. Six new compositions, all based around the poetry of the Nobel-Prize nominated Iranian dissident poet, Simin Behbahani. Music by Kiya Tabassian, Laurie Radford, Jennifer Butler, Parisa Sabet, Tim Brady and Juliet Palmer.

Nightingale Ensemble

Fine Arts Building, Chicago, IL

O Nightingale is a composition inspired by one of Rumi's poem, Nightingale. O Nightingale is commissioned by Chicago based musical group, Nightingale Ensemble. The composition is scored for mezzo-soprano, flute, guitar and harp. It will be world premiered on June 28, 2019, at William Harris Lee &Co in the Fine Arts Building.
For more information please visit: http://www.nightingaleensemble.org/

Roya Farzaneh-DMA Recital

The Johnson Performing Arts Hall

The Seville Orange Three for flute and piano will be performed by Roya Farzaneh at her DMA Reciatal in the Johnson Performing Arts Hall at The University of South Carolina (in Columbia, SC) on April 9th at 7:30 pm.

Crossing Borders Music

Ashland, WI

When the Roses Laugh in Full-blown Beauty's arrangement for piano trio will be performed by Crossing Boarders Music. This concert is organized by the Ashland Chamber Music Society.
Presbyterian-Congregational Church, 3:00 pm
214 Vaughn Ave
Ashland, WI 54806 United States

ShurAngiz

University of Canterbury

ShurAngiz will be performed by the wonderful pianist, Nahzanin Maleki Amin, and her ensemble at the University of Canterbury in New Zealand.

Nightingale Ensemble

The Pride Arts Center

Fly Toward a Secret Sky for flute and electronics will be performed by Nightingale Ensemble's flutist, Alexandria Hoffman. The Pride Arts Center is located at 4139 N Broadway St, Chicago

Seattle-Isfahan Music Project

Trinity Parish Church, Seattle, WA
TBA
This composition was commissioned by the Seattle Mandolin Orchestra in conjunction with the Seattle-Isfahan Music Project.

The Stars Are Setting is composed for mandolin orchestra, guitar quartet, voice and strings based on 4 quatrains by Hakim Omar Khayyam (1048 – 1131), a Persian poet, mathematician and astronomer. This composition was commissioned by the Seattle Mandolin Orchestra in conjunction with the Seattle-Isfahan Music Project.

For more information about the project please visit: https://www.naeimrahmani.com/seattle-isfahan-guitar-project

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