Sepideh Raissadat, Amsterdam, 2012
|Genres||Persian classical music or Persian traditional music|
|Occupation(s)||Singer, Setar performer|
Sepideh Raissadat was Born in Tehran in 1980. She began studying Radif (the Repertoire of the Persian classical music) at the age of 9 with the famous Persian singer Parisa, and continued with Parviz Meshkatian and Mohammad Reza Lotfi. Her major soloist instrument is the Setar. Her first album was recorded when she was 18, thanks to Ostad Parviz Meshkatian.
After she finished her B.A. in Painting, she moved to Italy to pursue her artistic education. She graduated in Musicology majoring in Ethnomusicology from the University of Bologna. While in Italy, she was invited by the Vatican and different Italian TV channels and performed as a soloist with one of the oldest Italian choirs. She also performed with the most well known Italian musicians such as Franco Battiato, Andrea Parodi, etc. Over the past few years, she has academically researched the pre-Islamic ancient Persian music. Currently her major research area is focused on Sassanid music.
- "Tambour inopiné" composed by Reza Ghassemi. Septembre 2014.
- "Rhapsody of Roses" composed by Iman Vaziri. July 2014.
- "Tale of Friendship" composed by Iman Vaziri. October 2011.
- "14 Cheerful Pieces" composed by Reza Ghassemi. Published by Buda Records, Oct,25 2010.
- "Anwar - From Samarqand to Costantinople on the Footsteps of Maraghi" published by Felmay, September 1, 2010.
- "Konje Sabouri" composed by Ostad Parviz Meshkatian
- "Khonyagar" composed by Mehdi Azarsina
- Sepideh Raissadat's official Website
- A New Female-Hope for Persian Classical Music (Video by Persian Dutch Network)
- Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
- Télérama (French art&culture weekly)