Expansion of Choice Through Stochastic Methods - Dariush Derakhshani (Alemania-Iran)
This mini-lecture will focus on compositional methods used while composing Pārsa and the power of stochastic procedures in assisting the composer. Examples of my personal workflow will be shown throughout the video, using programs such as SuperCollider and Ableton Live.
Dariush Derakhshani is a German-born Iranian composer/performer of concert and electroacoustic music. He has written for numerous acclaimed soloists and ensembles, with whom his works have been performed internationally.
He also attended IRCAM Manifeste, where he had the opportunity to work closely with members of Ensemble Intercontemporain, and Altitude Festival where he worked with l’ensemble Multilatérale. Other notable festival appearances include Impuls Academy, the Madeira Residency, Festival DME, Barcelona Mixtur, and Kyiv Contemporary Music Days.
He has studied and participated in masterclasses with the composers Patricia Alessandrini, Raphaël Cendo, Francesco Filidei, Beat Furrer, Philippe Hurel, Helmut Lachenmann, Mauro Lanza, Fabien Lévy, Tristan Murail, Gilbert Nouno, Åke Parmerud, Jaime Reis, Yann Robin and Alexander Schubert.
Derakhshani recently completed the one-year course at Koninklijk Conservatorium's Institute of Sonology. Currently he is a Ph.D. candidate in Music Composition at California University of Music, Santa Barbara under the supervision of João Pedro Olivera.