Livestream Event: Open Space Music Features Relics for Viola and Cello

This event was originally scheduled for June 6th and 7th, but has been postponed due to recent events. Click here to read the official statement from Open Space Music.

Melissa Reardon (viola) and Raman Ramakrishnan (cello) will be performing Relics for viola and cello at Open Space Music. Open Space Music is a wonderful new online concert series initiated by violinist Hyeyung Yoon and cellist Gregory Beaver.

There will be two performances on July 11th and 12th at 7pm, and they will be available for viewing worldwide (link to be posted here soon). Iman will also be present at both performances to speak about his piece, Relics, and answer questions.

Premiere of Relics for Viola and Cello in Gill, MA

Violist Melissa Reardon and cellist Raman Ramakrishnan will premiere Relics, a piece for Viola and Cello dedicated to them, and written under the aegis of Gabriela Lena Frank Creative Academy of Music. Michi Wiancko will also be performing on violin. There will also be premieres by composers Samuel WinnieSamantha BoshnackDustin CarlsonKai Ono, and Tanner Porter.

2:00 pm: Grounds open

2:30 pm: Doors open

3:00 pm: INDOOR CONCERT + reception

Canadian Composer, Iranian Composer, Michigan Composer

Residency at Antenna Cloud Farm with GLF Creative Academy of Music

I am honoured to be joining my dear friends at the Gabriela Lena Frank Creative Academy of Music as a veteran composer fellow this year. I will be attending two residencies in Boonville, California, and Gill, Massachusetts in 2019, to develop a new piece for violist Melissa Reardon and cellist Raman Ramakrishnan. The residency in Gill, Massachusetts will take place at the beautiful Antenna Cloud Farm,  culminating in the world premiere of my piece for Raman and Melissa.