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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Interview with Persian Media Regarding Del Sol Quartet Concert

I would like to thank Arash Rod at Persian Media Production for creating this video report, and interview regarding Del Sol String Quartet‘s performance at University of California Irvine. The concert included my composition, RevolutionStreet, alongside works by Hesam Abedini, Niloufar Shiri, Adib Ghorbani, Gity Razaz, Elnaz Seyedi, Nasim Khorassani, Lukas Ligeti, and Ben Johnston. […]

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The Philadelphia Orchestra Commissions Iman Habibi on Beethoven’s 250th Anniversary

The Philadelphia Orchestra, in partnership with Gabriela Lena Frank Creative Academy of Music, is commissioning Iman Habibi to compose a new composition for its 2020 season in dialogue with Beethoven’s Symphonies nos. 5 and 6. The Philadelphia Orchestra, led by Yannick Nézet-Séguin will give three performances of Habibi’s work between March 12-15, 2020 at Verizon […]

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