Habibi’s Jeder Baum spricht to be Featured at Carnegie Hall’s Opening Gala with The Philadelphia Orchestra

After more than a year of closures enforced by the COVID-19 pandemic, Carnegie Hall is reopening its doors to live audiences on October 6th, 2021 with The Philadelphia Orchestra and Maestro Yannick Nézet-Séguin. Iman Habibi’s orchestral composition, Jeder Baum spricht, will be on the programme alongside Valerie Coleman‘s Seven O’Clock Shout, Beethoven’s 5th Symphony, and […]

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Boston Symphony Orchestra Commissions Iman Habibi to Compose an Orchestral Piece

Following their performances of Iman Habibi’s Jeder Baum spricht during the 2020-2021 season, Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) has commissioned Iman to compose a new large-scale 12-15 minute orchestral piece for their 22-23 season. The BSO, conducted by Maestro Andris Nelsons, will premiere Habibi’s new work in April 2023.

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Toronto Symphony Orchestra Commissions Iman Habibi to Write a Piece for Full Orchestra

Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO) has commissioned Iman Habibi to compose a 2-3 minute orchestral piece for its 2021-2022 season. The piece will receive two performances by TSO on Thursday, June 9, 2022 and Saturday, June 11, 2022 at the Roy Thomson Hall, conducted by Maestro Gustavo Gimeno. For tickets and more information, please follow this […]

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Release of Dustin White’s Album, Ri Ra, Featuring Habibi’s Surge for Solo Flute

Flautist Dustin White’s debut album, Ri Ra, was recently released on Mon Hills Records. It features the premiere commercial recording of Iman Habibi’s Surge for Solo Flute, alongside works by Parisa Sabet, Wajdi Abou Diab, Ata Ghavidel, Sami Seif, and Erfan Attarchi.

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Release of the Premiere Performance of Âhūye Kūhī

Reading about the ancient wisdom of the Persian culture, looking for the many forgotten ways in which our ancestors recognized, acknowledged and valued the vital importance of nature, harnessed its powers, protected, and monitored it, I was amazed to learn that one of the oldest known verses of Persian poetry addresses displacement, at least at […]

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Interview with A.Z. Madonna of The Boston Globe

I had a wonderful time speaking with A.Z. Madonna of The Boston Globe about climate change, Beethoven, pandemics, and what connects them all, about my piece, Jeder Baum spricht, its current ongoing performance with Boston Symphony Orchestra and Andris Nelsons (available on BSO NOW), as well as its premiere last year with the The Philadelphia […]

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