November 20, 2018
Prague, Czech Republic

PROJECT ZIJ 
audio-visual & multi-instrumental spectacle based on Iranian music & Islamic astronomical thought

Start of tour – Fall 2018

SpectroDuo
Martyna Kosecka – piano, chang-e arjan, chang-e narsina, live-electronics
Idin Samimi Mofakham – saxophone, do-zalle, live-electronics
Duration: 60-70 minutes

Zij – applied to astronomical books in Arabic and Persian that tabulate parameters used for astronomical calculations of the positions of the Sun, the Moon, stars, and the five planets of antiquity.
The project Zij by SpectroDuo is a tribute to the legacy of all the astronomical thought that progressed the state of knowledge about the universe

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November 18, 2018
Paris, France

World premiere of Siyâh mashq II (for Clarinet and Piano) by members of SONAR TRIO,  who commissioned this piece for their special New music from Iran, at the ACIMC Contemporary Music Festival, to be held in November 16, 17 and 18, 2018 in Paris.

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November 9, 2018
Tashkent, Uzbekistan

World premiere of Zurvan (for Large orchestra – Dedicated to my wife Martyna Kosecka) by National Symphonic Orchestra of Uzbekistan under baton of Alibek Kabdurakhmanov,at the closing ceremony of The 5th International Festival of Symphonic Music in Tashkent.

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November 5-9, 2018
Tashkent & Samarkand , Uzbekistan

Thrilled to announce that i’m invited to Uzbekistan as composer in residence at The 5th International Festival of Symphonic Music in Tashkent, for performance of my piece for large orchestra “Zurvan”, also to run masterclass and lecture about my music at “The State conservatory of Uzbekistan” in Tashkent  & “Samarkand College of Art and Music”.

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October 26, 2018
Antwerp , Belgium

World premiere of Siyâh mashq III (for harpsichord) by virtuoso Liselotte Sels, , who commissioned this piece for her special  research project “EMRUZ | TODAY – New music from Iran and the Iranian diaspora ” at Witte Zaal of the Royal Conservatoire Antwerp (deSingel).

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October 22-28, 2018
Beijing, China

As the members and representatives of INTERNATIONAL CONFEDERATION OF ELECTROACOUSTIC MUSIC (CIME / ICEM), Martyna Kosecka & Idin Samimi Mofakham will attempt the 36th General Assembly of International Confederation of Electroacoustic Music in China, Beijing, October 25-27, 2018.

They will present a lecture with the topic “Usage of Iranian traditional music as a main source for Electro-Acoustic composition” by Martyna Kosecka & Idin Samimi Mofakham. What is more, three selected fix media pieces by Iranian artists will be presented during the concerts at the Central Conservatory of Music of Beijing’s Recital Hall.

Last but not least, Kosecka & Samimi Mofakham in their SpectroDuo ensemble will perform the Chinese premiere  of I.M.FREE – live performance for piano, saxophone, electronics and video.

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September 2, 2018
Schloss Wartin, Germany

Performance of Holography II (for Glissando flute and Tape) by fantastic Erik Drescher , who commissioned this piece for his special Glissando flute repertoire.

April 26, 2018
Festival van Vlaanderen Kortrijk, Kortrijk, Belgium

Performance of Song Book II – On words by Hâfez (Mezzo Soprano, Ensemble and Electronics) by HERMES ENSEMBLE, Commissioned for their tour focus on Persian Contemporary Music.

April 25, 2018
deSingel international arts campus, Antwerp, Belgium

Premiere performance of Song Book II – On words by Hâfez (Mezzo Soprano, Ensemble and Electronics) by HERMES ENSEMBLE, Commissioned for their tour focus on Persian Contemporary Music.