Upcoming Events

Upcoming

Hafez Day

October 06, 2018

Persian Cultural Center and San Diego Central Library Present:

Hafez Invites The Great Rumi

Presenting on Hafez, Dr. Ahmad Karimi Hakkak
Music by Namaad Ensemble
Kourosh Taghavi... Setar

Niloufar Shiri...Kamancheh
Hesam Abedini...Vocal & Percussion

When: October 6 | 6:30PM

Where: San Diego Central Library

Past

Niloufar Shiri & Hesam Abedini duo

September 08, 2018

Niloufar Shiri & Hesam Abedini duo

Traditional Iranian music to American Experimental Music practices

When: September 8 | 7PM

Where: San Francisco, House Concert

Carlsbad Music Festival 2018

August 26, 2018

15th Annual Carlsbad Music Festival

Featuring:

Johnny Gandelsman plays Bach • Donnacha Dennehy • Julianna Barwick • Gyan Riley • Stephanie Richards + Andrew Munsey • Hausmann Quartet • Sibarg Ensemble • Tasha Smith-Godinez • Isaac Schankler

When: August 26 | 3PM

Where: St. Michael's By the Sea, Carlsbad

Namaad Ensemble

August 17, 2018

Association for Iranian Studies:
Twelfth Biennial Iranian Studies Conference

A Night of Persian Classical Music:
When contemporary poetry of Iran crosses the world of the Iranian classical music to tell the stories of our time.

Kourosh Taghavi... Setar

Niloufar Shiri...Kamancheh
Hesam Abedini...Vocal

Reza Filsoofi...Tombak & Daf
Mahtab Nadalian...Santour

When: July 17 | 8PM

Where: Winifred Smith Hall, Irvine

Iranian Jazz Improvisation

August 14, 2018

Association for Iranian Studies:
Twelfth Biennial Iranian Studies Conference

Opening Night with Sibarg Ensemble

When: July 14 | 6PM

Where: Claire Trevor School of the Arts, UC Irvine

Santa Monica Youth Orchestra

July 17, 2018

Educational Concert by Sibarg Ensemble for Santa Monica Youth Orchestra's students

Josh Charney, Piano
Niloufar Shiri, Kamancheh
Hesam Abedini, Voice


When: July 17 | 3PM

Where: Pluralistic School, Santa Monica

UCLA Iranian Culture Show

June 01, 2018

16th Annual Iranian Culture Show at UCLA

Niloufar Shiri with Sibarg Ensemble


When: June 1 | 7PM

Where: Royce Hall, UCLA

UCI Music Department Spring Soirée

May 30, 2018

Celebrating outstanding graduating students in an elegant evening concert. Featuring solo performance, chamber music, small jazz, and contemporary music ensembles. Please join us for a reception before the concert.

Niloufar Shiri with UCI Contemporary Music Ensemble Directed by Kojiro Umezaki


When: May 30 | 8PM

Where: Winifred Smith Hall

ICIT Student Concert

May 25, 2018

The tenth annual concert presenting original new works by Ph.D. students in Integrated Composition, Improvisation, and Technology (ICIT) in the UCI Music Department.

Niloufar Shiri with Sibarg Ensemble
 

When: May 25 | 8PM

Where: Winifred Smith Hall

Celebrate Music at UCI

Celebrate Music at UCI

May 18, 2018

An exciting, fast-paced evening of musical performances by the Department of Music at Claire Trevor School of the Arts’ students and faculty, including instrumental and vocal ensembles of all sizes, diverse forms of traditional classical music and jazz, and new works by UCI composers. A family-friendly evening of performances to celebrate the arts and music at UCI.
 

When: May 18

Where: Irvine Barclay Theatre

Tehran International Contemporary Music Festival

April 23, 2018

Tehran International Contemporary Music Festival

Niloufar Shiri, Kamancheh
Farshid Patinian, Double Bass

Program:
Hesam Abedini - Departure III
Anahita Abbasi - Sketch II (2016)
Mark Dresser - Improvisation
Nicole Mitchelli - Improvisation
Corey Fogel - Graphic score
Hesam Abedini - Skinner
Niloufar Shiri - Lines II

ICIT Composer Concert

ICIT Composer Concert

April 12, 2018

Five world premiere performances of pieces written by ICIT first-year graduate students: Hesam Abedini, Antonin Fajt, Adib Ghorbani, Tomoko Ozawa, and Niloufar Shiri

World Premiere of Cycle composed by Niloufar Shiri in 2018, for solo piano.

When: April 12 | 8 PM

Where: UCI Contemporary Art Center, xMPL

IFCA Launch Concert

The Iranian Female Composers Association (IFCA) holds their launch concert, presenting the music of Iranian women composers who are active throughout the world.

Niloufar's string quartet, Calling, will be performed by Steinem String Quartet 

And she will perform a piece for Kamancheh and electronics composed by Anahita Abbasi 

Where: National Sawdust
When: April 1- 2018

Nowruz Celebration at Amazon

March 30, 2018

Nowruz Celebration at Amazon, Seattle

Sibarg Ensemble
Niloufar Shiri | Kamancheh

Ebrahim Poustinchi | Tar
Hesam Abedini | Vocals

Arian Khoroushi | Tombak

Women in Music Festival

March 25, 2018

"Traditional Iranian music meets jazz improv in this charismatic ensemble. The earthy sounds of Kamancheh fiddle and Tar lute interweave seamlessly with double bass, piano, and Farsi vocals."

Niloufar Shiri | Kamancheh
Hesam Abedini | Vocals
Kyle Motl | Bass
Josh Charney | Piano
Ebrahim Poustinchi | Tar
 

When: March 25 | 4PM

Where: Doheny Campus | Los Angeles

Nowruz Celebration with Sibarg Ensemble

March 24, 2018

Annual Nowruz Celebration at UC Irvine by Farhang FoundationSibarg Ensemble


Niloufar Shiri | Kamancheh
Mahtab Nadalian | Santour
Ebrahim Poustinchi | Tar
Hesam Abedini | Vocals
Arian Khoroushi | Tombak

InterCultural Music Conference and Concerts 2

March 20, 2018

InterCultural Music Conference and Concerts 2 - Turkey
Niloufar's string quartet, Calling, will be performed by Omnibus Ensemble

When: March 20 - 23

Where: Ondokuz Mayıs University, Samsun, Turkey

Nowruz Bazaar by Child Foundation

March 18, 2018

Child Foundation's Nowruz Bazaar for supporting kids in Iran

Los Angeles

Sibarg Ensemble
Niloufar Shiri | Kamancheh
Mahtab Nadalian | Santour
Hesam Abedini | Vocals
Arian Khoroushi | Tombak

Nowruz Bazaar by Child Foundation

March 17, 2018

Child Foundation's Nowruz Bazaar for supporting kids in Iran

OC Plaza, Irvine

Sibarg Ensemble
Niloufar Shiri | Kamancheh
Mahtab Nadalian | Santour
Hesam Abedini | Vocals
Arian Khoroushi | Tombak

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