Stormy Seas (2020)

For Violin, Clarinet, Cello, Piano, and 5 Children Narrators/Singers

Commissioned by Music of Remembrance

Based on interviews and letters by refugee children who survived the st...

For string quartet and narrator

Based on text by Hafiz and Allen Ginsberg

For amplified string quartet

In memory of Parviz Yahaghi

For Children Choir (SA), String Quartet and tape

Based on the text by: three lullabies from Birjand, Malayer and Tehran

Performed by Kronos Quartet and San Francisco Girls Choru...

The Little Black Fish (2017)

For Children Choir, Bassoon, Bass Clarinet, Vibraphone, Piano and Tape

Singers in the tape: Mahsa and Marjan Vahdat, Ouldooz Pouri, Mina Momeni

Commissioned by: Brooklyn Youth Choru...

Sound, Only Sound Remains (2015)

For amplified String Quartet, SA children choir and tape

Singers: Mina Momen and Ouldooz Pouri

Commissioned by Kronos Quartet and Brooklyn Youth Chorus

Premiere: October 17, 2015

Based on the poetry of Forough Farrokhzad

Commissioned by Hannach Nicholas

Premiere: April 7, 2016

For Viola, Bass Clarinet, Piano and tape

Commissioned by Hannah Nicholas

Premiered at New World Symphony, Miami

Commissioned and premiered by Areon Flutes

Premiered at Hot Air Music Festival 2015

San Francisco Conservatory of Music Osher Salon

Rain (2015)

An arrangement of Kayhan Kalhor's "Rain" from " Night, Silence and Desert" featuring Mohammad Reza Shajarian

Commissioned by Kronos Quartet

Premiere: September 16, 2015

Commissioned by Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival 2014 for Delphi Trio

Premiered on June 26, 2014.

Kirk in the Hills Presbyterian Church

For amplified String Quartet and pre-recorded media 

Commissioned by Kronos Quartet and premiered at Switchboard Music Festival 2014

For Electric Guitar, Percussions and tape

Commissioned by The Living Earth Show

Premiered at Z Space, San Francisco

February 8, 2014

Commissioned by Delphi Trio, premiered at San Francisco Old Fist Church, September 23, 2012

For Flute and Guitar, commissioned by Sasha Launer, premiered by Sasha Launer and Matt Linder

Written for Kronos quartet, co-commissioned by Kronos Performing Arts and Yerba Buena Center For the Arts.

Premieredat Novellus theatre, Yerba Buena Center For the Art, October 28-...

For Guitar trio

Commissioned by Mobius Trio

For Mezzo Soprano and Piano, written for Kelly Birch, based on the poetry by: Omar Khayyam

Commissioned by Omid Assadi

Performed by Omid Assadi and Kevin Korth

February 14th, 2009

San Francisco Conservatory of Music Concert Hall

Written in 2009 and is depicting the turbulent post-election events in Iran in the Summer of 2009

Woodwind Quintet (2008)

for 60 Afghan Children Who Were Killed in a US Airstrike in 2008 (2008)

For Viola and Cello

String Quartet No.1 (2004)

Based on the poetry by: Ahmad Shamlu

Written for San Francisco Conservatory of Music New Music Ensemble, conducted by Nicole Paiement

The Wind Will Blow Us Away (2016)

For Sting Quartet (female performers) and Narration

Commissioned by: Hannah Nicholas

Based on the poetry by: Forough Farrokhzad

Premiered by Hannah Nicholas, Julian Yang, Maya Cohon...

Music of Spheres (2017)

for Kronos Quartet and San Francisco Girls Chorus

Including voices from ANIM Choir

Kronos Festival 2017 @SFJAZZ

The Book of Jackals (2017)

For Hannah Nicholas - Words by Mario Ariza inspired by "Kililah and Dimna" an ancient Indian text from 500 BC.

Inspector's Scrutiny (2017)

For Zofo Duet 

Inspired by Nicky Nodjoumi's artwork "Inspector's Scrutiny, 2012"

Pareeshan (2017)

For Kronos Quartet

An homage to mastery of Parveez Yahaghi

Kronos Festival 2017 @SFJAZZ

"Torkaman" arrangement for The Living Earth Show

"Red Rose" for Hannah Nicholas and Layale Chaker

Kronos Festival 2018 - Arrangements for Mahsa Vahdat, David Coulter and Kronos Quartet

Sea Prayer (OST- VR) (2017)

For Kronos Quartet and David Coulter

Sea Prayer: a 360 illustrated film by award-winning novelist Khaled Hosseini Scroll to the right as the story progresses. 360 videos do not c...

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