2023:

jan.2023 multimedia collaboration aNOther festival: vienna, austria

details to be announced

https://www.facebook.com/another.festival/

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2022:

08.jan.2022, 18:00 t'aarof aNOther festival (brick 5): herklotzgasse 21, vienna 1150, austria

an ensemble collaboration of visuals and electro-acoustics

elke perau and mahdieh bayat: visuals, johannes kretz: electronics, chiao-hua chang: erhu, roozbeh nafisi: santur

http://anotherfestival.org/

13.apr.2022, 19:00 improvisation concert estonian academy of music and theatre, chamber hall: tatari 13, tallinn 10116, estonia

núria andorrà (percussions), roozbeh nafisi (santur) and collaborating artists

https://emtasaalid.ee/uritused/improvisatsioonikursuse-loppkontsert-nuria-andorra-lookpillid-hispaania-3/

https://eamt.ee/en/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1oV0t8ie8YA

19.apr.2022, 14:15 iranian santur: the instrument and aspects of its social relevance, with a focus on tuning

estonian academy of music and theatre, conference room A207: tatari 13, tallinn 10116, estonia

roozbeh nafisi: presentation

https://eamt.ee/en/

20.apr.2022, 18:00 twinkling little star

performance of children pupils of tuule kann (kannel) with guest artist roozbeh nafisi (santur)

studio of tuule kann: Uus 19, tallinn 10123, estonia

23.mai.2022, 20:00 improvisations tunnel: florianigasse 39, vienna 1080, austria

roozbeh nafisi: santur, in collaboration with hans tschiritsch and improvising colleagues

https://www.tunnel-vienna-live.at/events/wiener-weltmusik-tage-2022-copy/

24.may.2022, 18:30 a night of traditional musics  haydn hall (univ. of music and performing arts): webern-platz 1, vienna 1030, austria

a performance of students of univ. of music and performing arts vienna

with a collaboration of roozbeh nafisi's santur studio with magdalena saringer's hackbrett and harp studio

elnaz mohammadzadeh-roshtkhari: santur, isabelle niederhofer: hackbrett,  eva-maria wagner: harp

music by arfa atrai and gregor leutschacher

https://www.mdw.ac.at/veranstaltungen/?y=2022&m=05&d=24

08.jun.2022, 19:30 Planet  Bbl  währinger amtshaus (festsaal): martin-str. 100, vienna 1180, austria

a visuals, music and dance performance of kunstbetrieb ensemble (roozbeh nafisi: piano, santur)

https://kunstbetrieb.co/performances/

https://www.wien.gv.at/bezirke/waehring/aemter-behoerden/

22.jun.2022, 18:00-21:00 short night of impro jam: all (non-)musicians welcome to join improvisations!

an improvisation group session with roozbeh nafisi. come with or without instruments. drums available

poly-college wieden, turn hall: danhausergasse 1, vienna 1040, austria

https://www.vhs.at/de/k/283607664

24.jun.2022, 18:00 the unexpected kunstbetrieb: klostergasse 11, vienna 1180, austria

wolfgang liebhart (live electronics) in collaboration with romachi trio (chiao-hua chang: erhu, marton palatinszky: woodwinds, roozbeh nafisi: santur)

https://kunstbetrieb.co/

26.jul.2022, 12:30 santur-playing iranian-americans in northern california 46th ictm world conference (21-27.jul.2022)

colégio almada negreiros: faculdade de direito da universidade nova de lisboa, tv. estêvão pinto - lisbon, portugal

roozbeh nafisi: paper presentation

http://ictmusic.org/ictm2022

http://ictmusic.org/ictm2022/programme

05.aug.2022, 18:00-21:00 short night of impro jam: all (non-)musicians welcome to join improvisations!

an improvisation group session with roozbeh nafisi. come with or without instruments. drums available

poly-college: vienna, austria

https://www.vhs.at/de/k/283607665

17.sep.2022, 19:30 portrait concert schallwende festival for contemporary music (16-18.sep.2022) theater am saumarkt: mühletorpl. 1, feldkirch 6800, austria

new ensemble compositions by roozbeh nafisi

khosro soltani: duduk and ney, lena fankhauser: viola, anna koch: clarinet and bass clarinet, mara achleitner: cello, matthias kronsteiner: bassoon,

ivaylo zlatev: piano, roozbeh nafisi: santur

https://schallwende.at/

29.sep.2022, 19:30 ad libitum art quintet vienna, austria

roozbeh nafisi's new piece for string quartet and projected visuals

wolfgang dokulil (visuals) and cech string quartet (joanna lewis and tomas novak: violin, simon schellnegger: viola, arne kircher: cello)

https://kunstbetrieb.co/3156-2/

25-30.oct.2022 cymbalom days: vallašske mežirici, czech republic

https://www.cimbalom.org/2021/07/cwa-congress-now-planned-for-2022/

details to be announced

early nov.2022 chamber compositions london, united kingdom

roozbeh nafisi: composer in residence

details to be announced

01.dec.2022, 19:30 a live kunstbetrieb: klostergasse 11, vienna 1180, austria

wolfgang dokulil: live art, roozbeh nafisi: santur

https://kunstbetrieb.co/kbte/

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2021:

28.apr.2021, 17:30 (doors open) now kunstbetrieb: klostergasse 11, vienna 1180, austria

wolfgang dokulil: visuals, ivaylo zlatev: piano, roozbeh nafisi: santur

https://kunstbetrieb.co/performances/

CONCERT WITHOUT AUDIENCE (corona!):

30.apr.2021, 19:00 piano solo: ivaylo zlatev plays works by roozbeh nafisi st. peter's cathedral (krypta): petersplatz, 1010 vienna, austria

http://www.peterskirche.at/home/

12.jun.2021, 10:30 translating artmann's 'persische qvatrainen'  literaturhaus salzburg: strubergasse 23, salzburg 5020, austria

a talk by roozbeh nafisi for the occasion of artmann's 100th birthday

https://w-k.sbg.ac.at/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/H.C.-Artmann-Programmkarte.pdf

12.jun.2021, 18:00 der west–östlicher artmann literaturhaus salzburg: strubergasse 23, salzburg 5020, austria

gunda könig: recitation, chiao-hua chang: erhu, roozbeh nafisi: santur

http://www.literaturhaus-salzburg.at/content.php?id=186&programmdetail=8912&mm_id=90&mmm_id=97

26.jun.2021, 19:00 a night of microtones theater am lend: wienerstr. 58a, graz 8020, austria
ensemble NeuRaum plays roozbeh nafisi's segaah. conductor: bruno strobl

https://www.theateramlend.at/jart/prj3/theater-am-lend/main.jart?rel=de&content-id=1490815612664&reserve-mode=active

03.jul.2021, 14:00 shaping the air kunstbetrieb: klostergasse 11, vienna 1180, austria

yoram rosilio: double bass, roozbeh nafisi: santur

https://kunstbetrieb.co/performances/

POSTPONED:

10.jul.2021, 19:30 vienna orient ensemble lalish theater: gentzgasse 62, vienna 1180, austria

with bashir mirzo: qanun, roozbeh nafisi: santur

http://www.lalishtheater.org/juli-august/

26.aug.2021, 19:00 book presentation: artmann & berlin cultural forum berlin: stauffenbergstr. 1, berlin 10785, germany

roozbeh nafisi: a contributing writer to the book "h.c. artmann & berlin"

https://kulturforumberlin.at/veranstaltungen/zum-100-geburtstag-von-h-c-artmann-szenische-lesung-mit-musik/

21.sep.2021, 19:00 quatrains and quartet main library: urban-loritz-platz 2a, vienna 1070, austria
a celebration of poet h.c. artmann's 100th birthyear through presenting his quatrains together with roozbeh nafisi's string quartet based on this poetry
(library's presentation series „dem wort die freiheit“)
gunda könig and roozbeh nafisi: recitation,

with cech quartet (joanna lewis and tomas novak: violin, simon schellnegger: viola, arne kircher: cello)

the performance starts with a miniature quartet composition by christoph cech, welcoming the cech quartet on its debut
https://buechereien.wien.gv.at/B%C3%BCchereien-Wien/Veranstaltungen

reservation:

https://ticket.wien.gv.at/M13STB/QVATRAINEN/

22.sep.2021, 19:30 equinox kunstbetrieb: klostergasse 11, vienna 1180, austria

romachi trio (roozbeh nafisi: santur, chiao-hua chang: erhu, marton palatinszky: woodwinds) with wolfgang dokulil (visuals)

https://kunstbetrieb.co/performances/

27.oct.2021, 20:00 quatrains and quartet echoraum: sechshauser str. 66, vienna 1150, austria

a celebration of poet h.c. artmann's 100th birthyear through presenting his quatrains together with roozbeh nafisi's string quartet based on this poetry

gunda könig and roozbeh nafisi: recitation,

with cech quartet (joanna lewis and tomas novak: violin, simon schellnegger: viola, arne kircher: cello)

https://www.echoraum.at/site/qvatrainen-und-quartett/

28.oct.2021, 19:30 (doors 18:30) der west–östlicher artmann sargfabrik: goldschlagstraße 169, vienna 1140, austria  

gunda könig: recitation, chiao-hua chang: erhu, roozbeh nafisi: santur

https://sargfabrik.at/veranstaltungen/der-west-ostliche-artmann-ir-tw-at-281021

06.nov.2021, 19:00 'morakkabnavaazi': a modal journey through the radif music of iran

eötvös 10 house of culture (eötvös10 művelődési ház): eötvös u. 10, budapest 1067, hungary 

roozbeh nafisi: solo santur

https://eotvos10.hu/

07.nov.2021, 19:00 iranian folk songs from azerbaijan provinces 

solti hall of liszt academy of music: liszt ferenc tér 8, budapest 1061, hungary

roozbeh nafisi: solo santur

https://zeneakademia.hu/all-programs/2021-11-07-cimbalom-recital-10273

https://zeneakademia.hu/

CANCELED (corona!)

19-21.nov.2021, chilli jazz congress 2021 gasthof pummer: obere hauptstr. 11, heiligenkreuz im lafnitztal 7561, austria

roozbeh nafisi (: santur) and improvising artists

http://www.limmitationes.com/

POSTPONED (corona!)

02.dec.2021, 19:30 janus ensemble concert bruckner university: hagenstr. 57, linz 4040, austria 

janus ensemblechristoph cech: conductor, roozbeh nafisi: soloist (santur)

odysseas manidakis: "Loodweh's Zither" for large ensemble, electronics, and santur

https://www.bruckneruni.at/de/veranstaltungen/aktuelle-veranstaltungen?tx_gtncachedevents_events%5B%40widget_0%5D%5BcurrentPage%5D=5&cHash=4a910068482efd7ff2fdde59b84f6a34

 

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2020:

09.jan.2020, 18:15 improvisations casa della music: via dei capitelli 3, trieste 34121, italy 

roozbeh nafisi: santur

https://www.scuoladimusica55.it

11.feb.2020, 19:00 free forms kip (café prückel): stubenring 24 (luegerplatz), vienna 1010, austria 

roozbeh nafisi: santur, chiao-hua chang: erhu, emil gross: drums, elisabeth kelvin: sax. & bcl., ... 

http://www.prueckel.at/kunst-und-kultur

 

27.feb.2020, 19:00 romachi (debut of trio romachi). kunstverein klangwerk: laudongasse 28, vienna 1080, austria

roozbeh nafisi: santur, chiao-hua chang: erhu, marton palatinszky: woodwinds

https://mcusercontent.com/4054c4682fbe0a9088ff95f76/images/b097ccbe-5e73-49b8-84b9-204846a11c67.jpg

https://www.tschiritsch.com/deutsch/termine_aktuell.htm

CANCELED (corona!):

11.mar.2020, 19:00 free forms kip (café prückel): stubenring 24 (luegerplatz), vienna 1010, austria 

roozbeh nafisi: santur, chiao-hua chang: erhu, emil gross: drums, elisabeth kelvin: sax. & bcl., ... 

http://www.prueckel.at/kunst-und-kultur

12.mar.2020, 19:00 pictures of music galerie nuu: wilhelm-exnergasse 15, vienna 1090, austria 

roozbeh nafisi: santur, lis kelvin: saxophone and bass clarinet, bostjan perovsek: laptop, sisa suchankova: flute 

http://www.nuu.at/new-events/2020/3/12/ausstellung-branko-brandjas-free-forms

31.mar.2020, 19:00  Planet Bbl online concert (click the link below on 31.mar.2020 at 19:00 to attend!)

a collective artwork/performance with painter wolfgang dokulil, roozbeh nafisi and fellow word and music artists

https://kunstbetrieb.co/2020/03/02/di-31-marz-2020-1900-improper/

 

04.apr.2020, 19:00 polylogue with/out words (impro währing 2020) online concert 

roozbeh nafisi: santur, doris lang: live typography, wolfgang dokuli: live digital graphic, elena waclawiczek and anna adensamer: dance, yoram rosilio: bass

https://kunstbetrieb.co/2020/03/06/sa-4-april-2020-1900-polylogue-live-videomeeting/

CANCELED (corona!):

08.apr.2020, 19:00 free forms kip (café prückel): stubenring 24 (luegerplatz), vienna 1010, austria 

roozbeh nafisi: santur, chiao-hua chang: erhu, emil gross: drums, elisabeth kelvin: sax. & bcl., ... 

http://www.prueckel.at/kunst-und-kultur

CANCELED (corona!):

10.jun.2020, 19:00 free forms kip (café prückel): stubenring 24 (luegerplatz), vienna 1010, austria 

roozbeh nafisi: santur, chiao-hua chang: erhu, emil gross: drums, elisabeth kelvin: sax. & bcl., ... 

http://www.prueckel.at/kunst-und-kultur

19.jul.2020, festival schnittpunkte der musik 2020 gasthof pummer: obere hauptstr. 11, heiligenkreuz im lafnitztal 7561, austria

roozbeh nafisi (: santur) and improvising artists

http://kultur.net/gasthof-rudolf-pummer/programm/schnittpunkte-der-musik-2020

12.aug.2020, 19:00 free forms kip (café prückel): stubenring 24 (luegerplatz), vienna 1010, austria 

roozbeh nafisi: santur, chiao-hua chang: erhu, emil gross: drums, elisabeth kelvin: sax. & bcl., ... 

http://www.prueckel.at/kunst-und-kultur

20.sep.2020, 20:00 the sound of 6th: compositions from the viennese mariahilf district museum of vienna: mollardgasse 8, vienna 1060, austria

compositions by roozbeh nafisi (afschaari string trio), dieter kaufmann, bruno liberdaerich w. korngold, gerhard lampersberg, ernst kölz, ivan eröd, wilhelm zobl.

elisabeth sykora: voice and flute, gunda könig: voice, elena denisova: violin, györgy gulyás nagy: viola, alenka piotrowicz: cello, dieter kaufmann: sound direction

https://www.bezirksmuseum.at/de/bezirksmuseum_6/veranstaltungen/

29.sep.2020, 19:30 beethoven pocket orchestra celebrates beethoven's 250th birth year sargfabrik: goldschlagstraße 169, vienna 1140, austria 

janus ensemble, christoph cech: conductor, roozbeh nafisi: soloist

johannes kretz: "patheTimbriQue" 

viola falb: "ERGONIMA" (santur solo and ensemble)

odysseas manidakis: "Loodweh's Zither" (santur solo, electronics and ensemble),

roozbeh nafisi: "bee-gaah" (santur solo and ensemble),

hannes löschel: "Was sein muß, muß sein Was?" and "Funeral"

https://www.sargfabrik.at/Home/Programm-Detail?concert-id=42567

03.oct.2020, 19:00 der west–östlicher artmann museum retz: znaimer str. 7, retz 2070, austria

gunda könig: recitation, chiao-hua chang: erhu, roozbeh nafisi: santur

https://www.retz.gv.at/de/Der_west-oestliche_Artmann_br_Samstag_3_Oktober_2020_19_Uhr_Museum_Retz_1

 

09.oct.2020, 20:00 der west–östlicher artmann echoraum: sechshauser str. 66, vienna 1150, austria

gunda könig: recitation, chiao-hua chang: erhu, roozbeh nafisi: santur

https://www.retz.gv.at/de/Der_west-oestliche_Artmann_br_Samstag_3_Oktober_2020_19_Uhr_Museum_Retz_1

12.oct.2020 , 20:00 romachi trio celeste: hamburgerstr. 18, vienna 1050, austria

chiao-hua chang: erhu, márton palatinszky: woodwinds, roozbeh nafisi: santur

http://www.celeste.co.at/

14.oct.2020, 19:00 free forms kip (café prückel): stubenring 24 (luegerplatz), vienna 1010, austria 

roozbeh nafisi: santur, chiao-hua chang: erhu, emil gross: drums, elisabeth kelvin: sax. & bcl., ... 

http://www.prueckel.at/kunst-und-kultur

POSTPONED:

16.oct.2020 t'aarof: a corona contested show galerie hinterland: krongasse 20, vienna 1050, austria

mahdieh bayat: live painting, elke perau: text performance, johannes kretz: live elektronics, chiao-hua chang: erhu, roozbeh nafisi: santur

https://www.hinterland.ag/2020/hospitality

27.oct.2020, 19:30 NeuRaum premiere night of microtones konzerthaus: mießtaler Str. 8, klagenfurt 9020, austria

ensemble NeuRaum directed by bruno strobl. roozbeh nafisi: composer (segaah for ensemble)

recorded live by the austrian national radio (ORF)

https://ensembleneuraum.at/de/konzerte/

02.nov.2020 , 20:00 improvisation celeste: hamburgerstr. 18, vienna 1050, austria

http://www.celeste.co.at/

 

CANCELED (corona!):

08.nov. 2020, 11:00 EXPAN: ensemble music matinée  expan festival 2020: porcia castle, spittal an der drau 9800, austria

ensemble NeuRaum directed by bruno strobl. with: roozbeh nafisi (composition segaah for ensemble)

https://www.ignm.at/kaertnen

CANCELED (corona!):

10.nov.2020 19:00 piano solo: ivaylo zlatev plays works by roozbeh nafisi peterskirche (krypta), petersplatz, 1010 vienna, austria

http://www.peterskirche.at/home/

CANCELED (corona!):

11.nov.2020, 19:00 free forms kip (café prückel): stubenring 24 (luegerplatz), vienna 1010, austria 

roozbeh nafisi: santur, ivaylo zlatev: piano, chiao-hua chang: erhu, emil gross: drums, elisabeth kelvin: sax. & bcl., ... 

http://www.prueckel.at/kunst-und-kultur

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2019:

10.jan.+07.mar.+02.may.+06.jun.2019, 20:15 free forms au: brunnengasse 76, vienna 1160, austria. roozbeh nafisi: santur,

chiao-hua chang: erhu, jaka ropret: e-bass,  emil gross: drums, elisabeth kelvin: sax. & bcl., márton palatinszky: bcl., moritz benedikt nolden, simon öggl

https://www.facebook.com/events/296948410799560/

10.may.2019, 19:30, + 12.may.2019, 12:15 festival schnittpunkte der musik 2018 gasthof pummer: heiligenkreuz, südburgenland, austria. roozbeh nafisi: santur

https://www.facebook.com/udo.preis/media_set?set=a.10219517389794628&type=3

17.may.2019, 16:30 sounds of transition volkshilfe: weinberggasse 77, vienna 1190, austria. santur improvisations at buddies for refugees

https://www.volkshilfe-wien.at/event/

18.may.2019, 18:00 soundrufen: 44th festival A4: karpatská 2 (budova ymca), bratislava 81105, slovakia. roozbeh nafisi: santur

https://a4.sk/en/events/2019/05/18/impro-kafe-2/

14.jun.2019, 21:00 free forms festival preddvor, slovenia. roozbeh nafisi: santur

https://www.mojekarte.si/si/festival-free-forms-•-preddvor-2019/vstopnice-1121127.html

26.oct.2019, 16:00 - ca 19:00 Planet Bbl a collective artwork/performance with painter wolfgang dokulil, roozbeh nafisi and fellow word and music artists

kunstbetrieb: klostergasse 11/1 vienna 1180, austria

https://kunstbetrieb.co

05.nov.2019, 20:00 improvisations collective concert

villa for forest: viktringer ring 21, 9020 klagenfurt am wörthersee, austria.

https://forforest.net/event-location/villa/

 

06.nov.2019, 19:30 improvisations collective concert

trubarjeva hiša literature: stritarjeva ulica 7, 1000 ljubljana, slovenia.

https://www.trubarjevahisaliterature.si/

 

19.nov.2019, 20:00 der west–östlicher artmann gunda könig / recitation, chiao-hua chang / erhu, roozbeh nafisi / santur

kulturforum teheran, iran (tel: +982188765525)

انجمن فرهنگی اتریش در تهران

خیابان سهروردی، خیابان خرمشهر، خیابان عربعلی، خیابان ششم، نبش سیبویه، پلاک ۱

https://www.bmeia.gv.at/kf-teheran/

 

21.nov.2019, 17:00 artmann night talk and poetry recitation by gunda könig and roozbeh nafisi. vartan house: 514 taleghani west, tehran - iran.

شب رباعیات آرتْمان، با گوندا کُئِنیگ و روزبه نفیسی

(معرفی کتاب رباعیات آرتمان، برگردان روزبه نفیسی)

تهران ـ خانه وارطــان

 میدان فلسطین - طالقانی غربی - پلاک ۵۱۴

https://www.instagram.com/vartanhouse_/?hl=de

 

03.dec.2019, 17:00 interactive space design laboratory  in collaboration with visual artist karin písaříková. music: roozbeh nafisi. 

gallery umakart: lidicka 40, brno, czech republic

http://myartguides.com/art-spaces/non-profit/gallery-umakart/

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2018:

01+03.mar.2018: der west–östlicher artmann gunda könig: recitation, chiao-hua chang: erhu, roozbeh nafisi: santur

01.mar.2018: spittal an der drau, austria

http://www.millstaettersee.com/de/spittal-an-der-drau/events/in-szene-der-west-oestliche-artmann-lesung-mit-musik.html

03.mar.2018: feldkirchen, austria

http://www.bezirksjournal.info/events/der-west-oestliche-artmann/

der gralsritter der poesie führt uns nach japan, zur kürzesten lyrik der welt, den 3zeiligen haikus; nach persien, zu den eigenwilligen, 4zeiligen persischen quatrainen und nach 'bradnsee', in das weite land der österreichischen seele, die so gern in 'ana schwoazzn dintn' badet.

04.apr.2018, 20:15 freie dialog: just music au: brunnengasse 76, vienna 1160, austria. roozbeh nafisi: santur

https://askhelmut.com/events/2018-04-04-20-15-au-free-forms-just-music

mit: chinesischer pipa spielerin LUCY ZHAO, CHIAO-HUA CHANG/taiwan an der erhu (chin. geige); von australian LIS KELVIN am sax und bcl, der österr. komponist und elektroniker CHRISTOF RESSI, der griechische geiger CHRISTO ZIOUTIS, SIMON ÖGGL/electronics und SIMON FRICK/ electr. geige

11-13.may.2018, 19:00 festival schnittpunkte der musik 2018 gasthof pummer: heiligenkreuz, südburgenland, austria. roozbeh nafisi: santur

https://www.musicaustria.at/schnittpunkte-der-musik-2018/

06.jun.2018, 20:15 free forms au: brunnengasse 76, vienna 1160, austria. roozbeh nafisi: santur

http://vienna.carpediem.cd/events/6860791-just-music-free-forms-meeting-at-au/

06.dec.2018, 20:15 free forms au: brunnengasse, vienna 1160, austria. roozbeh nafisi: santur

https://askhelmut.com/events/2018-04-04-20-15-au-free-forms-just-music

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