Iranian violist Kimia Hesabi releases her debut album of music by composers of the Iranian Diaspora, featuring works for solo viola, viola and electronics, viola and voice, and viola and piano. Featuring works by composers Gity Razaz, Bahar Royaee, Niloufar Nourbakhsh, Mozhgan Chahian, Showan Tavakol, and Alireza Mashayekhi, this album explores Hesabi's passion for the music of her home country, and displays sounds, colors, stories, memories, and identities inspired in different and unique ways by Iran. Kimia Hesabi was born in a musical family in Esfahan, Iran. She has performed as both a violist and a percussionist across Iran. Kimia holds degrees from The University of Tehran and The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Ms. Hesabi Graduated top of her class at University of Tehran and worked with Tehran Symphony and National Orchestra. At The University of Tennessee, Kimia was honored to be a recipient of the prestigious Thomas Fellowship and was a member of the Graduate String Quartet.
June 17, 2022
Label: New Focus Recordings
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Performer: Kimia Hesabi
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