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Navigating through soundscapes with Farhad Fakhreddini

Let’s delve into the life and works of Farhad Fakhreddini, an iconic figure in Iran's musical landscape.

Born on March 12, 1938, Farhad Fakhreddini's name resonates through time, intertwined with the very soul of Iranian music.

Hailed as the 'Architect of the Iranian National Orchestra', Fakhreddini's influence extends well beyond his music.

His journey began with the strings of a violin, resonating from his childhood. From these tender beginnings, he crafted a musical journey encompassing film scores, TV soundtracks, and symphonic creations.

His life's symphony reached its peak when he established the National Orchestra of Iran in 1998. Guiding this endeavor with his visionary leadership for 11 years, he left an indelible mark in the history of music.

Today, he graces the High Council of Iran's Music House, continuing to shape the country's musical evolution.

Fakhreddini's compositions breathe life into the visual arts. From the heartfelt melodies of 'Heads on Gallows' to the expressive tunes of 'Imam Ali (AS)' and 'Avicenna', his music holds the power to transport listeners through time and emotion.  

In a video attached to this portrait piece, you'll journey through a collection of his film scores, each note a chapter in his musical narrative.

As a mentor, he deeply shaped many talents, including renowned artists like Hussein Alizadeh, Mohammad Haqiqi, and Ali Akbar Ghorbani. His own learning journey never stopped, nurtured by mentors like Ahmad Mahajer, Abolhassan Saba, and Ali Tajvidi.

Apart from symphonic performances, Fakhreddini's brilliance shone in arranging and songwriting. His arrangement of ‘Darvog’, a timeless collaboration with the legendary Mohammad Reza Shajarian, stands as a true symbol of his artistic prowess.

As we journey through his life's symphony, we celebrate the melodies that have enriched Iranian culture.

From the cinematic ambiance of 'Heads on Gallows', ‘Kamal-ol-Molk’ to the spiritual resonance of ‘Lighter than Darkness’,‘Imam Ali (AS)', ‘The British Briefcas’, ‘A Passenger to Rey’ and 'Avicenna' , all featured on iFilm English, Fakhreddini's music is a testament to the timeless power of sound.

Fakhreddini's music showcases his timeless creativity and leaves a legacy that echoes for generations.

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