November 22, 2018, 17.00
Hochschule für Musik Carl Maria von Weber, Dresden, Germany

Martyna Kosecka and Idin Samimi Mofakham will lead a workshop on “Iranian Contemporary Music Scene & Iranian Tuning Systems” as a guest composers of Hochschule für Musik Carl Maria von Weber and AuditivVokal Dresden ensemble.

November 20, 2018, 19.30
Atrium Žižkov, Prague, Czech Republic

The concert of SpectroDuo ensemble with Martyna Kosecka on piano, chang-e arjan and chang-e narsina (Iranian traditional harps), premiering the newest concert program, called Project Zīj.

PROJECT ZĪJ – audio-visual & multi-instrumental spectacle based on Iranian music & Islamic astronomical thought
SpectroDuo
Martyna Kosecka – piano, chang-e arjan, chang-e narsina, live-electronics
Idin Samimi Mofakham – saxophone, do-zalle, live-electronics

Zīj (Persian: زيج‎) applied to astronomical books in Arabic and Persian that tabulate parameters used for astronomical calculations of the positions of the Sun, the Moon, stars, and the five planets of antiquity. The project Zīj by SpectroDuo is a tribute to the legacy of all the astronomical thought that progressed the state of knowledge about the universe.

More info and ticket purchase: HERE
November 17, 2018, 21.30
Vahdat Hall, Tehran, Iran

Martyna Kosecka will be a guest conductor during a concert of Nilper Orchestra, at the occasion of the celebration of 100th Anniversary of Poland regaining Independence.

Kosecka will lead the performance of Fryderyk Chopin’s I Piano Concerto e-minor op.11 with a solo part performed by Polish pianist Tomasz Zając.

Full concert information:

Nilper String Orchestra, principal conductor – Navid Gohari
– Ahmad Pejman: Divertimento
– Henryk Mikołaj Górecki: Three pieces in old style
– Wojciech Kilar: Orawa

Nilper Philharmonic Orchestra, guest conductor – Martyna Kosecka
Piano – Tomasz Zając
– Fryderyk Chopin: Ist Piano Concerto e-minor op.11

The concert is being kindly supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Poland.

More info and ticket purchase: HERE

October 25-28, 2018
Musicacoustica Beijing, Central Conservatory of Music, Beijing, China

As the members and representatives of INTERNATIONAL CONFEDERATION OF ELECTROACOUSTIC MUSIC (CIME / ICEM), Martyna Kosecka & Idin Samimi Mofakham will attempt the 36th General Assembly of International Confederation of Electroacoustic Music in China during Musicacoustica Festival Beijing.

They will present a lecture with the topic “Usage of Iranian traditional music as a main source for Electro-Acoustic composition”. What is more, three selected fix media pieces by Iranian artists will be presented during the concerts at the Central Conservatory of Music of Beijing’s Recital Hall.

Last but not least, Kosecka & Samimi Mofakham in their SpectroDuo ensemble will perform the Chinese premiere  of I.M.FREE – live performance for piano, saxophone, electronics and video.

More info: HERE

August 31, 2018, 19.00
Lahti Fringe Festival, Kirkkokatu 5, Lahti, Finland

Finnish premiere of Martyna Kosecka’s composition “Hypnos” for tenor recorder and tape in the performance of German artist Sylvia Hinz during Lahti Fringe Festival.

More information: HERE or HERE

August 25, 2018, 17.00
Kulturtemplet, Göteborg, Sweden

Swedish premiere of Martyna Kosecka’s composition “Hypnos” for tenor recorder and tape in the performance of German artist Sylvia Hinz.

More information: HERE

July 20, 2018, 13.00-14.30, OS5 Lichtenbergschule, Darmstadt
49th Darmstadt Summer Course for New Music, Germany
Martyna Kosecka and Idin Samimi Mofakham will lead a lecture onContemporary music scene in Iran before and after the 1979 revolution, as well as introduce activities of Spectro Centre for New Music and Tehran Contemporary Music Festival (TCMF).

More information: HERE

July 14-28, 2018
49th Darmstadt Summer Course for New Music, Germany
Martyna Kosecka is an active participant at Darmstadt Summer Course for New Music as a composer, taking classes with Isabel Mundry, Lucia Ronchetti, Wieland Hoban, Lisa Lim and Brian Ferneyhough.
April 21-27, 2018
3. Tehran International Contemporary Music Festival, Iran

Martyna Kosecka will actively participate in 3rd International Contemporary Music Festival in Tehran, both as an artistic co-director of events, as well as the performer and composer during the one-week meeting with contemporary music.

Detailed list:

20.04, 16.00 PM, Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art TMOCA (Gallery I)

Martyna Kosecka’s piece “Hypnos” for tenor recorder and tape, performed by Sylvia Hinz (Germany) in her solo recorder recital

21.04, 9.00 PM, Roudaki Hall

Solo piano recital of Martyna Kosecka
Polish Contemporary Music
In repertoire: Mykietyn, Krauze, Dutkiewicz, Sikorski, Fabiańska-Jelińska, Schaeffer

23.04, 9.00 PM, Roudaki Hall

Martyna Kosecka’s piece “Nephélēs” for piano, performed by Emanuela Piemonti (Italy) in her solo piano recital

24.04, 9.00 PM, Roudaki Hall

SpectroDuo in concert
Program: 7 Meditations for soprano saxophone, piano and electro-acoustic layer

More info about the Festival can be found on www.tehrancmf.com and social media streams. Tickets available on www.tiwall.com