Daniel Reza Sabzghabaei selected for Banff Opera in the 21st Century Virtual Residency
Over the course of the year, I will be working with Karen Slack, Joel Ivany, Ian Cusson, and more mentors on new projects, what making opera entails today, and how we drive the art-form forward.
The Seduction of Honorius to be featured by New Voices Opera
Bloomington’s New Voices Opera will feature my scene The Seduction of Honorius on their Fall Exhibition of new operatic works The X.
The show will be streamed Tuesday, 12/8 at 7pm EST.
Daniel Reza Sabzghabaei selected for National Sawdust – New Works Commission for JACK Quartet
I am excited to be joining a wonderful roster of artists of diverse backgrounds and practice to be commissioned by National Sawdust as part of their inaugural New Works Commission for their Digital Discovery Festival. Over the next months I will be participating in master classes and collaboration sessions with the mentor artists and wonderful performers from the JACK Quartet and the National Sawdust ensemble. The new works for JACK will be premiered online Friday Dec 11th at 5pm here.
Daniel Reza Sabzghabaei wins OPERA America IDEA Grant
Daniel and his collaborative team, Mina Salehpour and Yashar Saghai, have been awarded a major award from OPERA America to support their new monodrama The Veil. OPERA America’s new IDEA Opera Grants (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access) support works by under-represented voices in American opera.
FULL PRESS RELEASE HERE
Daniel Reza Sabzghabaei wins new commission from Young New Yorkers’ Chorus
Daniel Reza Sabzghabaei awarded Emergence Fellowship with Guerilla Opera
As an inaugural Emergence Fellow, I be will collaborating this year with Boston’s Guerilla Opera on a new operatic work with Berlin-based director and librettist Mina Salehpour. The new work, called “The Angle of Darkness (زاویه ی ظلی), will reflect on an anecdote from an anonymous Persian woman part of prominent women’s protest movement in Iran.
Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 7:30pm
Slosberg Recital Hall, Brandeis University
415 South St, Waltham, MA 02453
Daniel Reza Sabzghabaei named 2019 ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composer Award (Finalist)
Daniel Reza Sabzghabaei named Emerging Artist by the Eurasia Festival
This season I will be collaborating with the Eurasia Festival on concerts in:
Chicago, New York City and Washington D.C., as one of four emerging artists.
New Recording of Hal – Chahargah from the 2018 Moab Music Festival
Performed by Ayano Ninomiya