Category: Press

The Wire Tapper Magazine No. 30 CD

Composers Hossein Hadisi (Iran), Ignacio Agrimbau (Argentina) and Joe Kelly (UK). They met at the University of Southampton, where they studied composition under Michael Finnissy. Originally emerging as the last mutation of The Hola, an eclectic ensemble founded by Agrimbau in 2005, After The Rain’s sound combines elements from electroacoustics, ‘free’ improvisation, and DIY aesthetics….


Wikipedia

Hossein Hadisimettre à jour From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Hossein HadisiHossein Hadisi leading Hungry rock band in M&M Battle of the Bands.Background informationOriginUK, MalaysiaGenresAvant Garde, Modern, Thrash metal, Speed metal, Heavy metalYears active2005–presentWebsitewww.HosseinHadisi.com Hossein Hadisi (formerly knows as HOZZEN; a solo thrash metal project, active in Malaysia (2005-2007)) is a music composer and performer living in the UK. Hossein Hadisi’s music tends to be 21st century…


Daily Echo – Studio 144

Dr Hossein Hadisi said: “I think it could have been a bit more creative. “I think the name Studio suggests it’s a much smaller place. The building could have been given a grander name. “It may be a bit late, but maybe something like Guildhall Arts, or something a bit more do do with Southampton.”…


CopyRite: 10 Days Across the City – Winchester

Avant-garde Composers Ensemble (ACE), Copy Rite Is a piece by Hossein Hadisi, the director of ACE. The work investigates musical possibilities formed and inspired by the building through the fundamental compositional technique of variation. Avant-garde Composers Ensemble is a project that focuses on bringing contemporary avant-garde music out of the concert hall. By performing in galleries,…


One of Ten: unpredicted duets and the company of rivers

one of ten: unpredicted duets and the company of rivers Interval for Winchester Community choir and Cathedral  | mp3 | 2011Audio Player00:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. On the 31st October, artists, musicians, dancers, writers and other creatively inclined individuals and groups from the Winchester district occupied the stage and architecture of the Royal…


ضحاک در لندن به رقص درآمد

ارسال شده توسط منصوره فراهانی | نوامبر 1, 2013 | فرهنگ و هنر نمایش ضحاک ماردوش- عکس از مرکز شاهنامه کمبریج لندن هر روزه شاهد تئاتر و نمایش های رقص گوناگون است، اما به تازگی نمایش «رقص، موسیقی و اپرایی» را تجربه کرد که ریشه در باور ایرانیان کهن دارد. نمایش ضحاک-شرق پارسی نخستین اپرای «ضحاک ماردوش» همراه با رقص…


Iran Heritage Foundation

Zahak: Dragon King of PersiaPerformance – London & CambridgeA new stage work, giving a contemporary interpretationof a myth drawn from the Shahnameh, the Persian epicpoem written by Firdausi more than a thousand yearsago, ‘Zahak, Dragon King of Persia’ celebrated the Persianminstrels’ art of Naqqali – a now near-extinct traditionof travelling performers who interpret folklore handeddown…


Virtual failure in commercial terms but who cares?

October 25, 2013 My biography? Doesn’t “fit in”. From the wrong side of the tracks all the way. Virtual failure in commercial terms, but who the hell cares either way? That self-deprecation appears on Michael Finnissy’s website, which is also notable for the absence of social media links featuring the composer. Pianist Ian Pace has recorded Michael Finnissy’s…


Places I’d take Michael Finnissy to if he ever visited Iran

October 24, 2013 Noteworthy is the upcoming world première of a new work by Hossein Hadisi for voices, percussion and dance. Zahhák: the Dragon King of Persia celebrates the Persian minstrels’ art of Naqqáli by re-enacting the ancient myth of Zahhák from the Persian ‘Book of Kings’. Hossein Hadisi studied composition with Michael Finnissy and his works include Places I’d Take Michael Finnissy To…


The Brian Band

A new voguish stage work beside Hossein Hadisi for voices, blow and dance. The piece celebrates the Persian minstrels’ art of Naqqáli by reenacting the venerable myth of Zahhák from the Persian ‘Book of Kings’. The music is performed by EXAUDI, one of Britain’s leading contemporary music ensembles, and six dancers from London Contemporary Dance…


Faculty of Music at Cambridge

A new contemporary stage work by Hossein Hadisi cause voices, percussion and dance. The piece celebrates the Persian minstrels’ art of Naqqli by reenacting the ancient myth pertinent to Zahhk from the Persian €book of Kings’. The music is performed next to EXAUDI, one of Britain’s chief Source: Faculty of Music at Cambridge


SOAS University: The Middle East in London

Zahhák: Th e DragonKing of Persia (Performance)Organised by: CambridgeShahnama Centre and the IranHeritage Foundation. New stagework by Hossein Hadisi whichcelebrates the Persian minstrels’art of Naqqáli by reenacting theancient myth of Zahhák from thePersian Book of Kings. With musicby EXAUDI and dancers from theLondon Contemporary DanceSchool. Performance also featurespaintings by the Iranian surrealistAli Akbar Sadeghi. Tickets:…


Are After The Rain the best band in Britain?

After the Rain – The Night Must Fall (CD, joint release by ATfield, Memoirs of an Aesthete & Bang the Bore) …Phil Todd certainly thinks so and I suspect Seth Cooke agrees with him too.  Bold claims need striking evidence, eh?  Well, before I present my own findings you will have to endure a lengthy…


Tonight: ZAHHÁK, Dragon King of Persia Dance

Posted on October 28, 2013 by SIXPILLARS What’s this? More funky renditions of the ancient Book of Kings that Iranians know so well, and which has come to the fore globally at least since the 2000 year anniversary of its writing in 2010. This is a contemporary work for stage by Hossein Hadisi for voice, percussion and dance. The piece celebrates…


Enter Zahhák, Dragon King of Persia

To be performed in Cambridge on Monday 28 October Zahhák, Dragon King of Persia is the retelling of a myth taken from the Shahnama or ‘Book of Kings’. A story of greed and corruption, it will confront the audience with the ultimate political dilemma. I hope it will appeal to anyone interested in contemporary music, dance and dramaDr Hossein…


University of Southampton Interview

Hossein K. Hadisi PhD Music Composition Hi, I’m Hossein K. Hadisi and I studied PhD Music Composition within Humanities at the University of Southampton. I chose the University of Southampton due to its excellent reputation, high rankings and the professors teaching here. This is one of the top universities for music research and composition in the UK. …


University of Southampton Alumni

Hossein Hadisi PhD in Music Composition, 2012 Research Associate Hi, I’m Hossein Hadisi and I studied PhD in Music Composition within Music at the University of Southampton. I would recommend music in Southampton, particularly the composition pathway. I think for a musician or artist, it is important to have a clear definition of her line of work so…