Arash Yazdani

Sound Plasma 2020

Estonian-based composer and conductor, Arash has studied at, among others, The Royal College of Music in Stockholm, Hochschule für Musik Basel and Estonian Academy of Muisc and Theatre; and has earned degrees in piano, double bass, orchestral conducting and composition specialties.

A recipient of the Jonathan Harvey Scholarship as of 2020, he is currently a researcher at the University of Huddersfield. Previously, Yazdani has been a research residency fellow at Institut für Elektronische Musik und Akustik- IEM Graz.

Yazdani’s music is recognised by its application of the acoustic and psycho-acoustic phenomena on the fabric of music, and creating unique hearing experience with the use of instruments.

Arash is artistic director of Sound Plasma, festival for alternative intonation music in Berlin and Tallinn. He is Artistic director and conductor of Ensemble for New Music Tallinn; and collaborates as curator/guest conductor with several music festivals and ensembles in Europe.