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Mohammed Fairouz on MSNBC’s Morning Joe

Mohammed Fairouz announces his collaboration with best-selling novelist and award-winning journalist David Ignatius in an interview on MSNBC’s Morning Joe. The partnership is for a new opera titled The New Prince, commissioned by the Dutch National Opera, Amsterdam.
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Follow, Poet marks Fairouz’s Deutsche Grammophon Debut

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Mohammed Fairouz makes his Deutsche Grammophon Debut in January 2015 with the release of Follow, Poet. The album features premiere recordings of the song cycle Audenesque, performed by Kate Lindsey, as well as the ballet, Sadat. Both works are performed by the New York chamber orchestra Ensemble LPR conducted by Evan Rogister.

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Poems and Prayers Slated for May Release

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Mohammed Fairouz’s 3rd Symphony “Poems and Prayers” will be released in May 2014.  Soloists Sasha Cooke, David Krakauer and David Kravitz join the UCLA choruses and Philharmonia. Also on the disk is Tahrir for clarinet and orchestra featuring Krakauer as soloist.

Mohammed Fairouz Discusses his Third and Fourth Symphonies on NPR

Mohammed Fairouz writes about his Third and Fourth Symphonies as part of NPR’s “Searching for the Great American Symphony” series.

via NPR.

In the Shadow of No Towers Slated for Fall Release on Naxos

Mohammed Fairouz’s 4th Symphony “In the Shadow of No Towers” will be released on Naxos in November 2013.  Click here for more info.

Native Informant Slated for Spring Release on Naxos

A portrait disk of new chamber and vocal music by Mohammed Fairouz will be released on Naxos in March 2013. Click here for more info.

Mohammed Fairouz’s Musical Tribute to the Fallen of Tahrir Square on PRI’s “The World”

via The World.

Fairouz Opera Premiere Will Open the Prototype Festival

via the New York Times.

Mohammed Fairouz is a “Young Artist You Should Know”

via The L Magazine.

Prototype Festival announces staged production of Mohammed Fairouz’s Sumeida’s Song

via the New York Times.

BBC World Service’s “Collaboration Culture” features Mohammed Fairouz

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Mohammed Fairouz was chosen by the BBC to be a featured artist for the television series Collaboration Culture, which aired globally on BBC World Service TV. As part of the program, which includes an in-depth profile of the composer, Fairouz developed and unveiled an entirely new dance work, Hindustani Dabkeh, featuring David Krakauer, the American String Quartet and Bollywood star Shakti Mohan.

“Sumeida’s Song” Slated for Fall Release on Bridge Records

Mohammed Fairouz’s opera Sumeida’s Song will be released on Bridge Records in October 2012. Click here for more info.

Mohammed Fairouz Discusses his Third Symphony with NPR’s “All Things Considered”

NPR’s Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Fairouz about assembling the symphony and the stories behind some of the movements.

via NPR.

Mohammed Fairouz Discusses “Tahrir” with PRI’s “The World”

via The World.