"genuinely ground-breaking" - London Jazz News 2022
"high-velocity sonic surrealism" - The Guardian 2022
Mariam Rezaei, a multi-award-winning composer, turntablist, and performer, is known for her groundbreaking music. She received the Paul Hamlyn Foundation #AwardsForArtists in November 2022 for her contributions to music composition.
Recent performances include Turntable Trio with Evicshen and Maria Chávez at Counterflows/ REWIRE 2023, and as soloist and co-composer of ‘6 Scenes for Turntables and Orchestra’ with Matt Shlomowitz for ICTUS/Frankfurt Radio Orchestra, for the final concert at IM Darmstadt 2023. In November 2023, Mariam will perform the Belgian premiere of this work with Brussels Philharmonic.
Recent collaborations include Joan La Barbara, Evicshen, Maria Chavez, Maggie Nicols, Black Top (Pat Thomas & Orphy Robinson), Lasse Marhaug, Rhodri Davies, Angharad Davies, Alya Al Sultani, Mette Rasmussen, Audrey Chen, Elaine Mitchener, Will Guthrie, Lukas Koenig, Julien Deprez, Kenosist, Gwilly Edmondez and Elvin Brandhi. Upcoming performances include ‘Azadi/Freedom’ with London Sinfonietta at HCMF 2023; Tehran Contemporary Sound, Berlin; Another Sky, London; 6 Scenes for Turntables & Orchestra with Brussels Philharmonic/ICTUS Ensemble, Brussels, Antwerp & Glasgow; GIOFest 2023, Glasgow; Taipei Biennial 2023, Taiwan.
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With Ilan as the permanent guest conductor for contemporary repertoire and Ictus as a partner in crime, the Brussels Philharmonic is venturing into the laboratory to create special projects. Mariam Rezaei and Matthew Shlomowitz add turntables to the symphonic palette in a brand new work, which will have its Belgian premiere here.
16.11.2023 at Concertgebouw Brugge & 17.11.2023 at De Singelmore info