Iranian conductor and composer Ali Rahbari to stage a concert in Turkey’s Izmir on January 7, 2022.
He will be accompanied by German clarinetist David Orlowsky and Izmir State Symphony Orchestra, Mehr News Agency wrote.
Rahbari has conducted a concert once in Turkey since the coronavirus pandemic.
The concert will include pieces by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Russian Nikolai Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov.
Maestro Rahbari is a graduate of the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna. He was the conductor of symphony orchestras in Brussels, Prague, Zagreb and Tehran, winning several international gold and silver medals. Rahbari conducted the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra in 1979 and served as assistant to Austrian conductor Herbert von Karajan (1908-1989).
He has been invited to more than 120 world orchestras and has collaborated with the state symphony orchestras of Istanbul, Ankara, Antalya, and Izmir in Turkey for more than 25 years.
An avid chamber musician, Orlowsky collaborates regularly with celebrated performers such as Daniel Hope, Andreas Haefliger, Vilde Frang, the Fauré Quartet, Nils Moenkemeyer, and the vocal sextet Singur Pur, with whom he won the 2011 ECHO Klassik award "Classical Music without Boundaries" for their album ‘Jeremiah’.
He also collaborates regularly with the Vogler Quartet, with whom he recorded a critically acclaimed Sony album featuring the works of Mozart and Golijov.