Album Release: Deborah Grimmett’s Lineage: Tracing Influence

I am delighted to announce the release of Lineage: Tracing Influence, a debut album by my partner in life and music, Deborah Grimmett, which features the first ever recording of my Piano Sonata (Voyage). Written in 2013, Piano Sonata (Voyage) was commissioned by the Museum of Anthropology for the opening of their exhibition, Safar. From […]

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Kooch-e Khamân – Release of New Album by Del Sol String Quartet

Kooch-e Khamân, which includes a live performance recording of my string quartet, Revolution Street, performed by the incredible Del Sol String Quartet at the University of California, Irvine. The album also features music by Gity Razaz, Elnaz Seyedi, Niloufar Shiri, Nasim Khorassani, Hesam Abedini, and Adib Ghorbani. I am especially grateful to Del Sol String […]

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New Piece Commissioned by Play on Philly

We have all been through our fair share of loss, disappointments, and heartbreaks in 2020. So I would like to start 2021 by sharing with you one of the most heart-warming and rewarding projects I worked on last year. Play on Philly (POP) is such an incredible organization. It was a refreshing and fun challenge […]

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Interview with Leonard Enns Upon Release of DaCapo’s Performance of Colour of Freedom

DaCapo Chamber Choir‘s Music Director, Leonard Enns, speaks with Iman Habibi about the genesis of Iman’s piece, Colour of Freedom, and the inspirations behind it, as well as life as a freelance musician during COVID-19. Below is DaCapo Chamber Choir‘s complete performance of Iman’s A Cappella choral piece, Colour of Freedom, featuring soloist Amir Haghighi, […]

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Ey Sabā – Video Release

A short song written by Iman Habibi for Soprano and Violin on poetry by Hafez.

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Toronto Arts Council Commissions Iman Habibi to Compose for a Consortium of Pianists

The most gratifying music-making experiences take place in the company of friends. I am grateful to Toronto Arts Council for providing the commissioning funds for a new 12-15 minute solo piano piece to be completed in 2020. I feel so fortunate to have the support of a number of distinguished pianists and dear friends (listed […]

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