Behzad Abdi

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

The IMDb database cites film and television music for at least 43 productions between 2010 and 2018.[1]

Abdi studied setar and Iranian traditional music.[2]

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.[3]

Abdi is currently based in Kyiv, Ukraine.[4]


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