NonSeq: Music of Farzia Fallah

Born in Tehran (Iran), Farzia Fallah is currently based in Cologne, working internationally with various orchestras, ensembles, and musicians. She’s lived in Germany since 2007, having studied composition at the Hochschule für Künste Bremen and at the Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln, as well as the Hochschule für Musik Freiburg. She has been a fellow of Deutsches Studienzentrum in Venice, Archiv Frau und Musik in Frankfurt, as well as Künstlerdorf Schöppingen, Künstlerhaus Lauenburg, and Künstlerhof Schreyahn.

Ms. Fallah’s music has been premiered internationally at renowned festivals such as Wittener Tage für Neue Kammermusik (DE), Ultraschall Festival Berlin (DE) Acht Brücken Festival Cologne (DE), Transart Festival Bozen (IT), Aldeburgh Festival (GB), and Bludenzer Tage zeitgemäßer Musik (AT). A recipient of many awards, her music was recently on a portrait CD by the WERGO label in cooperation with Edition Zeitgenössische Musik.

This evening her work is performed by Seattle musicians Carrie Shaw (voice), Sarah Santos (voice), Sarah Pyle (flute), Luke Fitzpatrick (violin), and on pre-recorded video by Ensemble S201: Heni HyunJung Kim (Bass Clarinet), Robert Wheatley (Cello), Filip Eraković (Accordion).

Curated by Naeim Rahmani for Nonsequitur‘s NonSeq series.