Recent Events

August 2014
Original music – soundtrack to “Everything Is Fine Here” (2012) directed by Pourya Azarbaijani (37th Montreal World Film Festival) nominated as best film music in Tehran Video Film Festival, Aug 2014.

July 2014
“Stained Glass” (2007) for piano and string orchestra, USA premier
Jeanne Doty, piano
Warren Friesen, conductor
string orchestra, University of Minnesota
video art by Ben Harvey, accompanied live to music
Weber Recital Hall, July 3rd, 2014.
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May – July 2014
Original music written for painting exhibition by Pooya Aryanpour
(for mixed voices and electronics)
Boom Gallery, 24th May until 4th July, Tehran
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July 2014
Lecture Recital, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London
Joint Meeting of the Third International Conference on Analytical Approaches to World Music (AAWM 2014), and the Annual Conference of the British Forum for Ethnomusicology (BFE 2014), in association with the Centre for Music and Science (University of Cambridge), and the Society for Music Analysis, “New Trends of Improvisation in Music of Radif” (All Of You, Hermes Records, 2011) Laudan Nooshin, July 1-4, 2014

at MTO Journal of Music Theory
article by Prof Laudan Nooshin (London University)
modern trends in improvisation of Radif, analytical servey of  “All of You” (Hermes records 2011)

May 2014
Audio Book 1
original music for “tabaghat-al Soufieh” Khajeh Abdullah Ansari
narrated by Ustad Ghasem Hashemi Nejad (under publication)

Audio Book 2
Poetry recitation by Ahmad-reza Ahmadi
selective music from previous albums (under publication)

May 2014
Solo recital (sponsored by Hermes Records) music by Claud Debussy, Brad Mehldau, and Hooshyar Khayam
30 May, Vahdat Hall, Tehran

April 2014
“Duo Carmen” performed “Rhapsody for clarinet and piano” (2013) in Montreux Hall, 12 April 2014
Valentina Rebaudo (clarinet) and Layla Ramezan (piano)

February 2014
Anja Lechner (ECM artist) and Artur Avanesov perform “Garden II” (for cello and piano) by Hooshyar Khayam
Andisheh Hall, Tehran.

December 2013
record project:
complete piano music by Mohammad Reza Darvishi (1949 – )

November 2013
Elina Bertina performed piano music by Hooshyar Khayam, Tuesday November 19 Riga, Latvia

August 2013
Isabel Villanueva and Golfam Khayam performed “Garden I” (for viola and guitar) by Hooshyar Khayam
25 & 26 August 2013, 8:30pm, Roudaki Hall, Tehran

Queen Elisabeth International Composition Competition (2012)
Khayam’s Piano Concerto titled “Before the Dream is Over” (2012) selected as the finalist of the Queen Elisabeth International Composition Competition 2012 in Brussels.

May 2013
Stephen Prutsman plays music by Hooshyar Khayam at Steinway Society public recital
19th May 2013, San Jose, California

March 2013, Kronos Quartet
Kronos Quartet premiered and recorded String Quartet no.2 “Monir”
intended as soundtrack to the documentary film “Monir”
on life and works of the contemporary Iranian artist Monir Farmanfarmaian
directed by Bahman Kiarostami (to be featured October 2014)
recorded on March 29, 2013, Women’s Audio Mission San Francisco

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