Review of Iman Habibi’s Piano Concerto – Prince George Citizen

Go, Canada—A Celebration of Canadian Talent Conductor Les Dala brought the audience to its feet at the beginning of the concert Saturday evening.  The first few bars emanating from the orchestra were O Canada.  At the conclusion of our national anthem, he explained that this concert was planned as a celebration of Canadian talent.  The […]

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Honorable Mention

Iman Habibi receives an honorable mention at the 2010 Boston Choral Ensemble’s international commission competition.

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Review of DaCapo Chamber Choir’s Concert, “Cry Out,” Featuring Two Compositions

From TheRecord.com: “Iman Habibi explores the futility of war and questions its glorification in his piece None But Death. Habibi shuns the contemporary choir cliche, and scores the ensemble the way one would for an instrumental concerto.”

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Black Riders Wins First Prize at 2009 Guelph Chamber Choir’s National Competition

Iman Habibi’s piece, Black Riders, originally written for musica intima, and the Sonic Boom Festival, wins first prize at Guelph Chamber Choir’s competition. It will soon be performed by the Guelph Chamber Choir, in Guelph, ON.

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Conductor thrilled with lineup for new season

Conductor Leslie Dala talks to Prince George Citizen about PGSO 09-10 season and his collaboration with Iman Habibi:  “I was on a jury of a piano competition two years ago and in addition to playing other works, he presented a couple of his own pieces and I thought they were really outstanding[…] I really believe […]

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Erroneous Kudos Wins Second Prize at VBC Competition

My composition, Erroneous Kudos, has won second prize at the Vancouver Bach Choir’s Competition for Large Choral Works in 2008. Stephen Chatman talks about my piece, calling it an “innovative and imaginative” work.

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