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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…