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Rouzbeh Rafie


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    III (Enveloped by Afternoon Sleepiness, I Hear the Beating and Retorting of a Pin)
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    V (She, Who Comes to My Dream, My Mother, You Turn Her Away Again. The Cuckoo of Desolation?)
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    Trio for Bass Clarinet, Contrabass and Piano
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    I (While the Spring Rain Drizzled the Spirit of the Stone Had Flown Out)
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    IV (Wind Hisses Through the Treetops, the Music of Koto Reaches the Sky)
Rouzbeh Rafie was born in Iran in 1981. He received formal musical training at the Tehran university of art with Sharif Lotfi and Kiawasch SahebNassagh.
Later in 2011 he moved to Rome to study with Rosario Mirigliano at Rome Conservatory and from 2015 he studied at Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia with Ivan Fedele and in 2018 graduated from the academy with the maximum mark . He had also the opportunity to study with Salvatore Sciarrino at Respighi Conservatory and Tuivo Tulev (2014). His music has been performed in different festivals like Festival Contrasti (Trento) Nuova Consonanza (Rome) and different places among them Sala Accademica (Rome Conservatory) Parco della musica (Rome) Sala Casella (Rome Philharmonic) Sala Solti (Budapest Conservatory) Roudaki Hall (Tehran) Austrian cultural forum (Rome).
He also collaborated with different ensembles, musicians and artists like Ensemble Contemporanea di Parco della musica (ECPM) conducted by Tonino Battista , Ensemble 900 conducted by Carlo Rizzari , Trio 3:00 , Ensemble Imago Sonora, Ensemble Nivak , MP Saxophone Quartet, Ensemble Moto Contrario, Sonar trio, Paolo Ravaglia, Gianni Trovalusci, Bianca Fiorito, Daniele Dian, Rebecca Taio, Emanuele Dalmaso, Bianca Fiorito, Corinna Lenneis Éva Patkó, Daniele Moroni and Jacopo Lazzaretti. The main theme of his musical research is the problem of language in the post language desolation era.


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