Daniel Reza Sabzghabaei selected for Banff Centre Residency

From February 11 – March 2, I will be in residence at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity in Alberta, Canada, working with Pro Coro Canada (Michael Zaugg, cond.), composer Tarik O’Regan, and Swedish conductor Lone Larsen as part of their Choral Art Program. This tuition-free program brings together a select group of composers, conductors, and choirs for an intensive workshop that explores the creation and presentation of choral music in the 21st century.

“At The Door” commission from the New York Festival of Song

The New York Festival of Song (NYFOS) will premiere my new work “At The Door” as part of the Bernstein Marathon at the CUNY Graduate Center, Saturday, December 2nd at 6pm during the NEXT portion of the marathon, featuring new music. Commissioned by NYFOS and Michael Barret, written for soprano Amy Owens, baritone Jesse Blumberg, and pianist and Bernstein scholar Leann Osterkamp.