Iranian Composers Winner Ehsan Mohammadi’s London Performance
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Iranian Composers Winner Ehsan Mohammadi’s London Performance

Epic Persia composers competition -Winner announced + Performance, London Docklands Sinfonia announced the winner of its worthy but tiringly titled Epic Persia composers’ competition, in which composers based in Iran were asked to write a work around the theme of C16th Shahnameh, or The Book of Kings by Ferdowsi. The 80-person British orchestra performs an … Continue reading

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Meta-Modern Iranian Piano

Putting the passion back into the ivories is meta-modern pianist Arshid Azarine. Meta-modern because Azarine clearly doesn’t emulate earlier post-modern composers and performers in order for his work to feel fresh and current, it just naturally is so – even if this piece takes a certain amount of inspiration from early C20th cine-film scores. Azarine … Continue reading