Behzad Abdi

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Behzad Abdi
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Background information
Occupation(s)Composer of opera

Behzad Abdi (born 1973, Tehran, Iran) is an Iranian composer of opera, film, and television music.

Abdi studied setar and Iranian traditional music.[1]

His opera "Rumi" from 2009, based on the life of Rumi, with libretto by Behrouz Gharibourm, and with Mohammad Motamadi, has been released on a UK label, Naxos.[2]

Abdi is currently based in Kyiv, Ukraine.[3]

Selected works[edit]


  1. ^ CD Booklet notes accompanying the CD Behad Abdi: Rumi, Naxos,CD Catalogue No. 8.660424-25, p.8
  2. ^ Naxos, 2018, Catalogue No. 8.660424-25
  3. ^ "Behzad Abdi's Rumi Opera in 2 CDs". Financial Tribune. 14 August 2018. Retrieved 7 October 2018.