hooshyar khayam

Composer | Pianist | Producer

Vocal Music

Stardust   غبار ستاره ها
(set of four songs on poems by Maryam Schumacher)
first performance:
Sara Boltz, Mezzo Soprano
Hooshyar Khayam, piano
Werner Hall, University of Cincinnati, 2003

Book of Lonely Songs   کتاب آوازهای تنهایی
1. Window   دریچه
(Poem by Reza Chaichi)
2. Blue  آبی
(Poem by Nazanin Bahadori)
3. Name for All the Birds  بادهای جادو
(Poem by Hiva Masih)
Aida Shahidi, soprano
Hooshyar Khayam, piano
(recorded 2006)

Rubaiyat
(for soprano and percussion ensemble)
Based on Poems of Omar Khayam
First Performance 13th May, 2005
PCT Hall, College-Conservatory of Music
University of Cincinnati
recorded version sung by Aida Shahidi

Reeds
(for countertenor and piano)
based on prose by Rumi
commissioned by Fih Ma Fih ensemble
“Rumi Festival”
first performance: Arasbaran Hall, Tehran, 26 – 29 oct. 2007
Tigran Mesropian, countertenor
Hooshyar Khayam, piano

Moones
(set of seven songs for voice and piano)
based on Persian traditional music
in collaboration with vocal artist Tara Tiba
August 2010
partially published in “Prayers” (Les Editions Doberman-Yppan 2011)

Delbar
(set of twelve songs for voice and piano)
based on Persian traditional music
in collaboration with vocal artist Farzaneh Joorabchi
April 2010
(published by album title: “Verses in the Wind” by Mondomix)

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