Media

Orchestra

  • Double Concerto for Persian Ney, Kamanche and Ensemble

    • January 15, 2016
      January 15, 2016
  • The Darkness of Fury

    • Mehdi Javanfar - Conductor Kharkiv Philharmonic Orchestra
      Mehdi Javanfar - Conductor Kharkiv Philharmonic Orchestra

Chamber Orchestra

  • Funebre for Solo Violin and Chamber String Orchestra

  • Girl from Shiraz, Persian Folk Songs (Set No. 16)

    • Kian Soltani, Solo Cello - Amsterdam Sinfonietta - October 29, 2020 - Amsterdam International Cello Biennale
      Kian Soltani, Solo Cello - Amsterdam Sinfonietta - October 29, 2020 - Amsterdam International Cello Biennale

Chamber Ensemble

  • Love Songs

    • Performed by Four Corners Ensemble and Argus Quartet
      Performed by Four Corners Ensemble and Argus Quartet
  • Raak (Calligraphy No. 15)

    • Carpe Diem String Quartet. March 28, 2018
      Carpe Diem String Quartet. March 28, 2018
  • Folk Songs Set No. 12A for String Quintet

    • Soprano Soloist Maria Khoobyar
      Soprano Soloist Maria Khoobyar
  • Folk Song Set No. 11B

    • Apollo Chamber Players presents the Houston (TX) premiere. Jan 9, 2017
      Apollo Chamber Players presents the Houston (TX) premiere. Jan 9, 2017
  • Folk Song Set No. 11B for String Quartet

    • Carpe Diem String Quartet
      Carpe Diem String Quartet
  • Three Calligraphies for String Quartet

    • Cuatro Puntos, in Frome, England
      Cuatro Puntos, in Frome, England
  • Kereshmeh (Calligraphy No. 8)

    • Carnegie Mellon Contemporary Ensemble - October 6, 2018
      Carnegie Mellon Contemporary Ensemble - October 6, 2018
  • Sornâ (Folk Songs, set No. 17)

    • Segâh Festival - January 16, 2016
      Segâh Festival - January 16, 2016

Duet

  • Love Drunk

    • Kian Soltani & Aaron Pilsan
      Kian Soltani & Aaron Pilsan
  • Khojasteh (Caligraphy No. 10)

    • James Boswell, violin & Carol Ou, cello
      James Boswell, violin & Carol Ou, cello
  • Three Romantic Songs

    • Roy Sonne - violin and Yeeha Chiu - piano. March 22, 2014, Laughlin Music Center at Chatham University
      Roy Sonne - violin and Yeeha Chiu - piano. March 22, 2014, Laughlin Music Center at Chatham University
  • Three Romantic Songs

    • David Tobin & Denis Yavorsky
      David Tobin & Denis Yavorsky
  • Three Romantic Songs

    • Cyrus Forough, Violin & Sung-Im Kim, Piano - National Gallery of Art Washington, DC. September 22, 2013
      Cyrus Forough, Violin & Sung-Im Kim, Piano - National Gallery of Art Washington, DC. September 22, 2013
  • Persian Folk Songs, Set No. 16C

    • Formosa Duo Sam Ou, cello & Chi-Chen Wu, piano - New England Conservatory of Music, 2017
      Formosa Duo Sam Ou, cello & Chi-Chen Wu, piano - New England Conservatory of Music, 2017
  • Persian Folk Songs for Cello and Piano, Set No.16 C (movement 6)

    • Asal Iranmehr, piano and Dobrochna Zubek, cello
      Asal Iranmehr, piano and Dobrochna Zubek, cello
  • Persian Folk Songs for Cello and Piano, Set No.16 C (movement 3)

    • Asal Iranmehr piano Dobrochna Zubek cello
      Asal Iranmehr piano Dobrochna Zubek cello
  • Folk Songs, Set. No. 9 (movement 4)

    • Sarah Frisof (flute) and Sara Sitzer (cello) at the 2013 Gesher Music Festival
      Sarah Frisof (flute) and Sara Sitzer (cello) at the 2013 Gesher Music Festival
  • Folk Songs, Set No. 9 (movements 4-7)

    • Jessie Nucho (flute) and Helen Newby (cello), San Francisco Conservatory of Music, May 2015.
      Jessie Nucho (flute) and Helen Newby (cello), San Francisco Conservatory of Music, May 2015.
  • Folk Songs, Set No. 9 (movement 6)

    • Sarah Frisof (flute) and Sara Sitzer (cello) at the 2013 Gesher Music Festival
      Sarah Frisof (flute) and Sara Sitzer (cello) at the 2013 Gesher Music Festival
  • Persian Folk Songs, Set No. 9 (movement 8)

    • Duo Cacophonica
      Duo Cacophonica
  • Folk Songs, Set No. 9 (movement 8)

    • Sarah Frisof (flute) and Sara Sitzer (cello) at the 2013 Gesher Music Festival
      Sarah Frisof (flute) and Sara Sitzer (cello) at the 2013 Gesher Music Festival
  • Folk Songs, Set No. 9 (Adagio)

    • Jessie Nucho (alto flute) and Helen Newby (cello), San Francisco Conservatory of Music, May 2015
      Jessie Nucho (alto flute) and Helen Newby (cello), San Francisco Conservatory of Music, May 2015
  • Folk Songs, Set No. 9

    • 45th Parallel Chamber Orchestra - The Old Church, Portland OR - November 8, 2019
      45th Parallel Chamber Orchestra - The Old Church, Portland OR - November 8, 2019
  • Persian Suite (movement 1)

    • Performed by Bridges Collective, 26th August 2012 at Gryphon Gallery, Melbourne University.
      Performed by Bridges Collective, 26th August 2012 at Gryphon Gallery, Melbourne University.
  • Persian Suite (movement 2)

    • Performed by Bridges Collective, 26th August 2012 at Gryphon Gallery, Melbourne University.
      Performed by Bridges Collective, 26th August 2012 at Gryphon Gallery, Melbourne University.
  • Persian Suite - Folk Songs Set No. 12E

    • Julieta Blanco, flute & Vahan Sargsyan, piano - 2002
      Julieta Blanco, flute & Vahan Sargsyan, piano - 2002
  • Four Persian Folk Songs (Set No. 1) Song No. 1

    • Baroo Baroone - Shahrzad Dastoornezhad, Nowruzgan 2018
      Baroo Baroone - Shahrzad Dastoornezhad, Nowruzgan 2018

Lectures

  • An hour with Reza Vali, Composer and Professor of Music

    • In Farsi
      In Farsi
  • Arghonoon Project (part 1 of 3)

  • Arghonoon Project (part 2 of 3)

  • Arghonoon Project (part 3 of 3)

  • Listening Club (part 1 of 3)

  • Listening Club (part 2 of 3)

  • Listening Club (part 3 of 3)

Solo

  • Calligraphy No. 5

    • Irina Muresanu, Live at Union College, 2018
      Irina Muresanu, Live at Union College, 2018
  • Calligraphy No. 5 for Solo Violin

    • Performed on the 10/01/2014 Pendulum New Music Concert in Grusin Hall
      Performed on the 10/01/2014 Pendulum New Music Concert in Grusin Hall
  • Kismet (Calligraphy No. 7)

    • Rudaki Hall - April 2016
      Rudaki Hall - April 2016
  • Kord, Calligraphy No. 9 for Solo Cello

    • April 30, 2016 Osher Salon, San Francisco Conservatory of Music
      April 30, 2016 Osher Salon, San Francisco Conservatory of Music
  • Kord (Calligraphy No. 9)

    • Sala Manuel M. Ponce, Palacio de Bellas Artes, México Junio 18, 2012
      Sala Manuel M. Ponce, Palacio de Bellas Artes, México Junio 18, 2012
  • Blue Johannes

    • Suvir Mirchandani - March 2014
      Suvir Mirchandani - March 2014
  • Blue Johannes

    • Liselotte Sels, piano - Kapel van de Grauwzusters, University of Antwerp - January 31, 2019
      Liselotte Sels, piano - Kapel van de Grauwzusters, University of Antwerp - January 31, 2019
  • Double Concerto for Persian Ney, Kamanche and Ensemble

    • January 15, 2016
      January 15, 2016
  • The Darkness of Fury

    • Mehdi Javanfar - Conductor Kharkiv Philharmonic Orchestra
      Mehdi Javanfar - Conductor Kharkiv Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Funebre for Solo Violin and Chamber String Orchestra

  • Girl from Shiraz, Persian Folk Songs (Set No. 16)

    • Kian Soltani, Solo Cello - Amsterdam Sinfonietta - October 29, 2020 - Amsterdam International Cello Biennale
      Kian Soltani, Solo Cello - Amsterdam Sinfonietta - October 29, 2020 - Amsterdam International Cello Biennale
  • Love Songs

    • Performed by Four Corners Ensemble and Argus Quartet
      Performed by Four Corners Ensemble and Argus Quartet
  • Raak (Calligraphy No. 15)

    • Carpe Diem String Quartet. March 28, 2018
      Carpe Diem String Quartet. March 28, 2018
  • Folk Songs Set No. 12A for String Quintet

    • Soprano Soloist Maria Khoobyar
      Soprano Soloist Maria Khoobyar
  • Folk Song Set No. 11B

    • Apollo Chamber Players presents the Houston (TX) premiere. Jan 9, 2017
      Apollo Chamber Players presents the Houston (TX) premiere. Jan 9, 2017
  • Folk Song Set No. 11B for String Quartet

    • Carpe Diem String Quartet
      Carpe Diem String Quartet
  • Three Calligraphies for String Quartet

    • Cuatro Puntos, in Frome, England
      Cuatro Puntos, in Frome, England
  • Kereshmeh (Calligraphy No. 8)

    • Carnegie Mellon Contemporary Ensemble - October 6, 2018
      Carnegie Mellon Contemporary Ensemble - October 6, 2018
  • Sornâ (Folk Songs, set No. 17)

    • Segâh Festival - January 16, 2016
      Segâh Festival - January 16, 2016
  • Love Drunk

    • Kian Soltani & Aaron Pilsan
      Kian Soltani & Aaron Pilsan
  • Khojasteh (Caligraphy No. 10)

    • James Boswell, violin & Carol Ou, cello
      James Boswell, violin & Carol Ou, cello
  • Three Romantic Songs

    • Roy Sonne - violin and Yeeha Chiu - piano. March 22, 2014, Laughlin Music Center at Chatham University
      Roy Sonne - violin and Yeeha Chiu - piano. March 22, 2014, Laughlin Music Center at Chatham University
  • Three Romantic Songs

    • David Tobin & Denis Yavorsky
      David Tobin & Denis Yavorsky
  • Three Romantic Songs

    • Cyrus Forough, Violin & Sung-Im Kim, Piano - National Gallery of Art Washington, DC. September 22, 2013
      Cyrus Forough, Violin & Sung-Im Kim, Piano - National Gallery of Art Washington, DC. September 22, 2013
  • Persian Folk Songs, Set No. 16C

    • Formosa Duo Sam Ou, cello & Chi-Chen Wu, piano - New England Conservatory of Music, 2017
      Formosa Duo Sam Ou, cello & Chi-Chen Wu, piano - New England Conservatory of Music, 2017
  • Persian Folk Songs for Cello and Piano, Set No.16 C (movement 6)

    • Asal Iranmehr, piano and Dobrochna Zubek, cello
      Asal Iranmehr, piano and Dobrochna Zubek, cello
  • Persian Folk Songs for Cello and Piano, Set No.16 C (movement 3)

    • Asal Iranmehr piano Dobrochna Zubek cello
      Asal Iranmehr piano Dobrochna Zubek cello
  • Folk Songs, Set. No. 9 (movement 4)

    • Sarah Frisof (flute) and Sara Sitzer (cello) at the 2013 Gesher Music Festival
      Sarah Frisof (flute) and Sara Sitzer (cello) at the 2013 Gesher Music Festival
  • Folk Songs, Set No. 9 (movements 4-7)

    • Jessie Nucho (flute) and Helen Newby (cello), San Francisco Conservatory of Music, May 2015.
      Jessie Nucho (flute) and Helen Newby (cello), San Francisco Conservatory of Music, May 2015.
  • Folk Songs, Set No. 9 (movement 6)

    • Sarah Frisof (flute) and Sara Sitzer (cello) at the 2013 Gesher Music Festival
      Sarah Frisof (flute) and Sara Sitzer (cello) at the 2013 Gesher Music Festival
  • Persian Folk Songs, Set No. 9 (movement 8)

    • Duo Cacophonica
      Duo Cacophonica
  • Folk Songs, Set No. 9 (movement 8)

    • Sarah Frisof (flute) and Sara Sitzer (cello) at the 2013 Gesher Music Festival
      Sarah Frisof (flute) and Sara Sitzer (cello) at the 2013 Gesher Music Festival
  • Folk Songs, Set No. 9 (Adagio)

    • Jessie Nucho (alto flute) and Helen Newby (cello), San Francisco Conservatory of Music, May 2015
      Jessie Nucho (alto flute) and Helen Newby (cello), San Francisco Conservatory of Music, May 2015
  • Folk Songs, Set No. 9

    • 45th Parallel Chamber Orchestra - The Old Church, Portland OR - November 8, 2019
      45th Parallel Chamber Orchestra - The Old Church, Portland OR - November 8, 2019
  • Persian Suite (movement 1)

    • Performed by Bridges Collective, 26th August 2012 at Gryphon Gallery, Melbourne University.
      Performed by Bridges Collective, 26th August 2012 at Gryphon Gallery, Melbourne University.
  • Persian Suite (movement 2)

    • Performed by Bridges Collective, 26th August 2012 at Gryphon Gallery, Melbourne University.
      Performed by Bridges Collective, 26th August 2012 at Gryphon Gallery, Melbourne University.
  • Persian Suite - Folk Songs Set No. 12E

    • Julieta Blanco, flute & Vahan Sargsyan, piano - 2002
      Julieta Blanco, flute & Vahan Sargsyan, piano - 2002
  • Four Persian Folk Songs (Set No. 1) Song No. 1

    • Baroo Baroone - Shahrzad Dastoornezhad, Nowruzgan 2018
      Baroo Baroone - Shahrzad Dastoornezhad, Nowruzgan 2018
  • An hour with Reza Vali, Composer and Professor of Music

    • In Farsi
      In Farsi
  • Arghonoon Project (part 1 of 3)

  • Arghonoon Project (part 2 of 3)

  • Arghonoon Project (part 3 of 3)

  • Listening Club (part 1 of 3)

  • Listening Club (part 2 of 3)

  • Listening Club (part 3 of 3)

  • Calligraphy No. 5

    • Irina Muresanu, Live at Union College, 2018
      Irina Muresanu, Live at Union College, 2018
  • Calligraphy No. 5 for Solo Violin

    • Performed on the 10/01/2014 Pendulum New Music Concert in Grusin Hall
      Performed on the 10/01/2014 Pendulum New Music Concert in Grusin Hall
  • Kismet (Calligraphy No. 7)

    • Rudaki Hall - April 2016
      Rudaki Hall - April 2016
  • Kord, Calligraphy No. 9 for Solo Cello

    • April 30, 2016 Osher Salon, San Francisco Conservatory of Music
      April 30, 2016 Osher Salon, San Francisco Conservatory of Music
  • Kord (Calligraphy No. 9)

    • Sala Manuel M. Ponce, Palacio de Bellas Artes, México Junio 18, 2012
      Sala Manuel M. Ponce, Palacio de Bellas Artes, México Junio 18, 2012
  • Blue Johannes

    • Suvir Mirchandani - March 2014
      Suvir Mirchandani - March 2014
  • Blue Johannes

    • Liselotte Sels, piano - Kapel van de Grauwzusters, University of Antwerp - January 31, 2019
      Liselotte Sels, piano - Kapel van de Grauwzusters, University of Antwerp - January 31, 2019

Western criticism considers Reza Vali as the “Persian Bartók”, given that he combines traditional work with modern compositional techniques, follows formal procedures and uses effective and enchanting rhythms.

Antonio Baldassarre and Tatjana Markovic, Music Cultures in Sounds, Word and Images