December 4, 2018
Stockholm , Sweden
Performance of ”Ludus Consonus IX” (for Saxophone Quartet) by legendary Stockholm Saxophone Quartet, who this piece Is dedicated to them, at the Gästspel: Iran möter Sverige event at Musikaliska concert hall, alongside other works by my good friends and composers Arshia Samsaminia, Aftab Darvishi, Reza Mortazavi and Martyna Kosecka.
November 23-4, 2018, 18.00
AudioArt Festival, HEVRE/Music Academy, Kraków, Poland
SpectroDuo ensemble will be present at AudioArt Festival. Join us whenever you have time! Our activities:
– 18.00 HEVRE
Joint performance during “GrupLab invites” intermedia collective concert /entrance ticketed/
– 13.30 Music Academy in Krakow
Martyna Kosecka & Idin Samimi Mofakham: “Soundwalk – an open form” – lecture at SME – Studio A6 /entrance free/
– 18.00 HEVRE
SpectroDuo: Soundwalk concert- Polish premiere /entrance ticketed/
More info and ticket purchase: HERE
November 22, 2018, 17.00
Hochschule für Musik Carl Maria von Weber, Dresden, Germany
Martyna Kosecka and Idin Samimi Mofakham will lead a workshop on “Iranian Contemporary Music Scene & Iranian Tuning Systems” as a guest composers of Hochschule für Musik Carl Maria von Weber and AuditivVokal Dresden ensemble.
November 20, 2018
Prague, Czech Republic
audio-visual & multi-instrumental spectacle based on Iranian music & Islamic astronomical thought
Start of tour – Fall 2018
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
November 18, 2018
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.
November 9, 2018
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.
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”.
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).
October 22-28, 2018
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.
September 29, 2018
Hesâr is going to be performed the 10th anniversary if formation of XelmYa Trio in Berlin.