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"All deep things are song..."
-Thomas Carlyle
January 2014
Latest film score:
"Migration" by Puya Aryanpour (silent film, 2014) music by Hooshyar Khayam

February 2014
Anja Lechner and Artur Avanesov perform duo music by Hooshyar Khayam in Vahdat Hall, Tehran.
Program and dates will be announced later.

November 2013
Elina Bertina performed piano music by Hooshyar Khayam, Tuesday November 19 Riga, Latvia

August 2013
Isabel Villanueva and Golfam Khayam performed "Garden" (for viola and guitar) by Hooshyar Khayam
25 & 26 August 2013, 8:30pm, Roudaki Hall, Tehran

July 2014
Lecture Recital, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London
Joint Meeting of the Third International Conference on Analytical Approaches to World Music (AAWM 2014), and the Annual Conference of the British Forum for Ethnomusicology (BFE 2014), in association with the Centre for Music and Science (University of Cambridge), and the Society for Music Analysis, "New Trends of Improvisation in Music of Radif" (All Of You, Hermes Records, 2011) Laudan Nooshin, July 1-4, 2014

Queen Elisabeth International Composition Competition (2012)
Khayam's Piano Concerto titled "Before the Dream is Over" (2012) selected as the finalist of the Queen Elisabeth International Composition Competition 2012 in Brussels.

May 2013
Stephen Prutsman plays music by Hooshyar Khayam at Steinway Society public recital
19th May 2013, San Jose, California

March 2013 Kronos Quartet
Premiere and recording of String Quartet no.2 "Monir" by Kronos Quartet
intended as soundtrack to the documentary film "Monir" (to be featured 2014)
on life and works of the contemporary Iranian artist Monir Farmanfarmaian
directed by Bahman Kiarostami
recorded on March 29, 2013, Women's Audio Mission San Francisco

June 2012
Premiere of "Rhapsody for clarinet and piano"
Performed by Todd Palmer (clarinet) and Stephen Prutsman (piano)
commissioned by Spoleto Festival, June 2012 Charleston, South Carolina.
(open pdf for program note)
[PDF 167kb]

Video Excerpt from Recital in Khatchaturian Hall
2 June 2011, 2pm, Yerevan.

October 2011
Best Prize Award at "Franz Schubert and Modern Music" International Composition Competition 2011, for piano trio "I Waited for You in Rain"

November 2011
"Ravi e Khyal" (World Premiere) at "Late Night Elegy"
Stephen Prutsman performs piano music by Hooshyar Khayam
16 November 2011, Lincoln Center, Rose Hall, 10:30pm, New York.

July 2011
"New Approach to Improvisation in Music of Radif"
with Amir Eslami (Ney)
Total Performance Event, CMPCP Conference, 15 July 2011, 11am
University of Cambridge
[PDF 622kb]

May 2011
Premiere of Cello Concerto (2009)
Aram Talalyan, Soloist
Hooshyar Khayam, Conductor
Festival of Contemporary Music
National Art Gallery Hall
31st May 2011, 6:30 pm
[MP3 1162kb]

June 2011
solo recital, music by Dusan Bogdanovic (Serbia) and Hooshyar Khayam
Khatchaturian Hall
2nd June 2011, 8pm

Duo Ars Lunga
Duo Ars lunga is performing Chang (for cello and piano)
16 November, Composers Union Hall, Moscow.
(Autumn Contemporary Music Festival)

July 2011
Duo Recital with Amir Eslami (Ney)
Vortex Jazz club,
18 July 2011
[PDF 2462kb]

Premier of "His Name Is Man" composer Karen Keyhani
(picture with Karen Keyhani, composer)
listening excerpt from Passacaglia
[MP3 718kb]

With artist Ziya-ed-din Javid, painter
Opening exhibition of Pariyoush Ganji (my mother)

with Mohammad-Reza Darvishi, composer

With Aida Shirazi, pianist and composer
Photo by Qmars Kalami

with Stephen Prutsman
After Lincoln Center Concert, 16 nov. 2011

With Tigran Mansurian, composer