21 June - 11:00 till 19:00 - Iran Music Museum


Tehran Contemporary Music Festival proudly presents lasting nonstop marathon musical feast of new music, presenting sixteen compositions (including four world premieres!) of internationally established composers as well as music by emerging Iranian composers, in a performance of young and ambitious Iranian artists with will to specialize in a performance of contemporary music repertoire. The program consists of works by renown composers Salvatore Sciarrino, John Cage or Louis Andriessen among many others, reaching towards the works of younger Iranian generation of composers, trying to establish their works in an international scene for art. The Festival team wishes the Marathon to stay as an unforgettable experience in attempt to listen to contemporary music and hopes that each listener will find its favorite compositions or composition styles woven into the net of various faces of contemporary musical art.

Program of the Marathon as follows:

Ghazaleh Shirazi Violoncello
Faraaz Aghili Piano

Reza Vali Persian folk songs (2017)

Amirhossein Norouzi Trumpet
Farshad Fattaee Electronics

Farshad Fattaee Piece for amplified trumpet & electronics (2019) world premiere

Hadi Hadilou Violin
Hasti Safaei Piano

Hesameddin Darabi Fall after fall (2018)

Shamim Minou Harp

Salvatore Sciarrino L’addio a trachis for harp (1980)

Farmehr Beyglou Violin
Sepehr Abbasi Trombone

Soheil Movaghar the Puzzle (2018)

Vahid Mohammadi Guitar

Vahid Mohammadi Concepts (2018)

Noska Quartet
Ali Alizadeh Violin I
Pouya Dehlari Violin II
Pegah Fazeli Viola
Hasti Shapouri Violoncello

Alireza Mashayekhi DARYA’A Persian suite Op.137 No.2 (1998)
Philip Glass String Quartet No.2 “Company” (1983)
Armin Amintorabi String Quartet No.2 (2019) world premiere

Dream House Ensemble
Mohammadreza Amirhajebi, Soheil Shirangi, Ali Hashemi, Parsa Sotoudeh, Armin Mohammadi Performers

John Cage Radio Happening (1967)
Christian Wolff Stones (1969)
Alireza Amirhajebi Movement
Soheil Shirangi Indemnity

Yasaman Bejanpour Piano

Louis Andriessen Image de moreau (1999)

Sepideh Yaftian Violin
Ali Choopani Nejhad Flute
Maryam Soufisiavash Piano

Parham Izadyar Blind spot (2018) world premiere

Hadi Hadilou Violin

Rojin Monibi Cogitatio (2018)

Ali Choopani Nejhad Flute
Hadi Hadilou Violin
Maryam Soofisiavash Piano
Hasti Safaei Piano

Vahid Mohammadi Poetic (2018/19) world premiere

IST Duet
Ashkan Ahmadi Guitar
Mahtab Sa’adat mand Violoncello

Dušan Bogdanović Quatre piéces intimes (1997)