Wed, Nov 02|
Portrait Concert - Idin Samimi Mofakham
Persian scales and psychoacoustics in the music of Iranian Idin Samimi Mofakham
Time & Location
Nov 02, 2022, 7:00 PM
MUNCH, Edvard Munchs Plass 1, 0194 Oslo, Norway
About the Event
Idin Samimi Mofakham’s music is deeply based on the traditional music of his native Iran. Since 2015, as a composer he has developed his own musical language based on medieval Persian tuning systems, just intonation and psychoacoustics.
A string quartet from the Oslo Sinfonietta and percussionist Ane Marthe Sørlien Holen perform the following works of Samimi Mofakham:
Chrystallum (string quartet and electronics)
Mirage (string trio and percussion)
4C2 (solo percussion)
The music of Iranian composer/performer, Idin Samimi Mofakham (*1982) is deeply based on the traditional and regional music of his home country. Since 2015, He develops his own musical language based on the medieval Persian tuning systems, just intonation and Psychoacoustics. Idin holds a PhD in Artistic Research position at the Norwegian Academy of Music in Oslo (Norway), pursuing his research on Persian medieval tuning systems and its creative usage in contemporary composition.
PÅ! is all about the sounds of today. It’s a regular series of concerts and happenings highlighting the work of contemporary composers and performers. The series features the best musicians and ensembles playing music from a mix of well-known composers and newcomers.
Photo: Martyna Kosecka