I would like to thank Arash Rod at Persian Media Production for creating this video report, and interview regarding Del Sol String Quartet‘s performance at University of California Irvine. The concert included my composition, RevolutionStreet, alongside works by Hesam Abedini, Niloufar Shiri, Adib Ghorbani, Gity Razaz, Elnaz Seyedi, Nasim Khorassani, Lukas Ligeti, and Ben Johnston.
Orchestra of St. Luke’s and Gabriela Lena Frank Creative Academy of Music (GLFCAM) have joined forces to commission several chamber works from composer fellows of GLFCAM, including works by Iman Habibi, Christine Delphine Hedden, Marco-Adrián Ramos, Anjna Swaminathan, and Matthew Evan Taylor.
Iman Habibi’s work, Uproot for String Quartet, will be premiered on April 4th, 2019 at Harlem School of Arts, at a recital presented by Carnegie Hall.
For more information, please see the event listing:
Music in Color: Premiere of Uproot by Orchestra of St. Luke’s Presented by Carnegie Hall
I’m honoured to have been selected as a composer fellow of the Gabriela Lena Frank Academy of Music. As part of this fellowship, I will be writing a brand new piece for the Chiara String Quartet, and will spend some time in Boonville, California, workshopping the composition. For more information, please visit:
I am excited to be joining the Emily Carr String Quartet (ECSQ) on Salt Spring Island for a short residency position, during which I will be composing a string quartet commissioned for the ECSQ. The residency culminates with an informal presentation of the work-in-progress, featuring the Emily Carr Quartet, and myself. Read more about the event here
“Contemplative, melodic, and very beautiful” – Thank you Salt Spring Exchange for this article about the event:
And here is the wonderful Emily Carr Quartet in action. Needless to say, I very much look forward to hearing them perform my piece.