Iman Habibi Named a 2022 Laureate of the Azrieli Music Prizes

The Azrieli Music Prizes (AMP) has named Iman Habibi as a 2022 Laureate. As part of this, Iman receives AMP’s Commission for Jewish Music. The Azrieli Commission for Jewish Music is open to composers worldwide with the aim of encouraging creative and critical engagement with the question‘What is Jewish Music?’ A commissioning prize of $50,000 […]

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Obscura Nox Releasing on Helio Arts on October 21st

Obscura Nox is a modern retelling of Plato’s Allegory of the Cave, in which a woman is cloistered in a prison of her own making until a mysterious stranger shows her a way out. Featuring Mozart’s Exsultate, Jubilate (KV 165) and new music by Iranian-Canadian composer Iman Habibi with original Latin text, “Obscura Nox” is […]

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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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