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NIVAK ENSEMBLE

April 24, 2017
POUNEH ZAREI
April 24, 2017
NILPER PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA – RESIDENT ORCHESTRA
April 24, 2017

Members

  • GOLRIZ ZARBAKHSH Violin
  • ZHABIZ ZARBAKHSH Violoncello

Nivak Ensemble has been founded in 2008 by Golriz Zarbakhsh with her sister Zhabiz. The main goal of formation of this ensemble was to perform string duos by world classical to contemporary composers. In 2008 this ensemble won the first prize and the statue of 24th International Fajr music festival in Tehran and on March 2009 Nivak made its debut concert in Tehran Roudaki concert hall with performance of great duos for violin and cello by Kodaly, Ravel and Martinu. Nivak ensemble performed many concerts in Yerevan and Tehran and collaborated with various musicians from Iran, Armenia, Czech Republic and Italy. Nivak ensemble has performed many compositions commissioned by this ensemble to Armenian and Iranian and Italian composers. In November 2015 Nivak released an album of Duos for violin and cello by Gliere, Martinu and Schulhoff.

PROGRAM

  • Arsalan Abedian Aequilibrium (World premiere)
  • Alireza Farhang Hara
  • Karen Keyhani The Last Drop of Sound
  • Mehdi Khayami Canto della pace
  • Fouzieh Majd Faraghi (World premiere)
  • Rouzbeh Rafie Five Haiku for Violin and Cello
  • Kiawasch Sahebnassagh Die Achse ohne Schatten
  • Idin Samimi Mofakham Holography I
  • Arshia Samsaminia Blackout
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