UmeDuo – Gothenburg, Sweden 2020-2024

Double concerto for Shakuhachi and Recorder

Takefu International Festival, Japan : 1st-9th September, 2024:

Daughter of Absence

October 22, 2024 King’s college, Cambridge University

– Seminar by Farangis Nurulla followed by the performance: Contemporary music ensemble of King’s college and DuoNow from Sweden.

The series of the seminars with the composer Farangis Nurulla : October 24,28, November 2-8-22-25, 2024. Every seminar includes a life performance of the composer’s works.

Les envolées

Piano/Celeste solo King’s college, Cambridge: 28 May, 2024

Betwixt and Between

A double concerto for Trombone, Contrabass and Chamber ensemble. 18 May, 2024

Betwixt and Between

A double concerto for Trombone and Contrabass – 26 of May, 2024:

Les énvolées

Piano/Celeste. Kings College, Cambridge. Pianist: Caroline Owen. 18 December, 2023 at noon:

Farangis Nurulla-Khoja: unspoken experience

vortex temporum


Caravan of despair

Gageego! -Kalvs shyrka,  Västra Götaland:

12th of August, 2023

Les envolées

Malmö, Sweden December 5 2023 12:00 Emma Bolin, Piano/Celeste

Rustle of Memory

a concerto for Piano and Sinfonietta: Performers: Introitus ensemble, Piano: Jane Hayes, Conductor: Leslie Dala.

Caravan of Despair

for contralto and chamber ensemble: 12 August, 2023, Ensemble Experimental, NY, USA.–experimental-studio-edition-vol-5

Les envolées

European premiere in Belgrade, Serbia: 18 May, 2023

A thorn expands to a rose

for 6 voices – acapella , Uppsala, Sweden : 19th of March, 2023

Rustle of Memory

A Concerto for Piano and Sinfonietta: 12 March, 2023

Daughter of Absence

Concerto for Cello and String quintet, Malmo, Sweden:

False ceiling, 2012

Inspired by exposition in Istanbul museum of Modern art “False ceiling”. Duo for Violin and Percussion. This performance is in Germany, Bremen, 2022.

Les envolées

Piano/Celeste solo in Vancouver Art Gallery, 16th of December, 2022:


Première of Pareidolia II by Vancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestra on the 19th of October, 2022:

Daughter of Absence, 2022

for Cello and String quintet, première in Vancouver by Turning point ensemble:

Swan’s last dance

Theatrical piece for Viola-solo, performed by Cecilia Gelland

1St of April :

Swan’s last dance

March, 2022

Solo Viola, written for Cecilia Gelland to be premiered in Stockholm, on the 20th March

Les envolées

for solo Piano/Célesta, pianist Jane Hayes :

January, 2022


Solo work for Piano: Pianist Jane Hayes, Vancouver:

October, 2021

GUSTO – a North-American premiere on the 2 October, 2021 by Victoria Symphony Orchestra Farquhar Auditorium, Victoria: (premiere of Gusto by KammarensembleN, Stockholm)

John Simon Guggenheim Foundation

February 2021

Première of Pareidolia for Oriental and Occidental instruments will be performed by Vancouver Intercultural Orchestra, on the 18th of February, at orpheum Annex. Conductor : Janna Sailor


December 2020

“A thorn expands to a rose…” North American première in Montréal

January 2020

Ni d’ici ni d’ailleurs is being performed by Aventa on the 19th of January:

October 2019

The duet “La cloche Fêlée” is being performed on the 28th International Review of Composers in Belgrade, 4 – 9th October 2019.Link

Septembre 2019

Un voyageur for trombone and bass drum is being performed in Bienne, Switzerland on 5 September 2019
link: Summer Concert

May 2019

The piece Se… will also be played at the GNOM in Baden, Switzerland. Friday 17 May 2019, 8pm.

March 2019

The Festival Archip-elles with present the piece Se… for Cello and percussion played by UmeDuo in Geneva, Suisse. Sunday 31 March 2019.

December 2018

The cycle of four Duo’s Se una notte d’inverno will be premiered at the Göteborgs Konsthall by Duo Now in Göteborg, Sweden on 1st December, 2018. This cycle is inspired by the novel of Italo Calvino “If on a winter night a traveler”.
Duo Now will also perform the CYCLE at the Konserthuset Stockholm on Friday 7 december 2018, 8:30pm

November 2018

Nordic Music Days, the OLDEST CONTINUOUSLY RUNNING MUSIC EVENT IN THE NORDIC COUNTRIES RETURNS TO HELSINKI WITH THE THEME ‘DIVERSITY IS UNITY’. The piece Ni d’ici-ni d’ailleurs will be played on Friday, 9th November 2018, 7pm Nordic Music Days

June 2018

The Vancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestra (VICO) takes the stage with guest conductor John Zoltek at the Global Soundscapes Festival on June 23, 2018 at 8 pm. The programme includes the piece False Ceiling for violin and percussion.

May 2018

The piece Milky Sea (2016) for solo bass clarinet will be played by Lori Freedman Solo at the 34th Festival international de musique actuelle de Victoriaville, Canada on May 20, 2018.
link: Lori Freedman Solo

March 2018

The piece Gusto (2012) will be played at the Swedish Music Festival by KammarensembleN in Stockholm, Sweden on 19 march, 2018.
link: Svensk Musik Var

November 2017

During ISCM 2017 World New Music Days in Vancouver, Farangis Nurulla-Khoja’s Ni d’ici ni d’ailleurs (2015) for chamber orchestra will be played by Turning Point Ensemble,on Monday, November 6, at 7:30pm at the Roundhouse Performance Centre in Vancouver.
link: ISCM 2017

April 2017

The U.S. premiere of Farangis Nurulla-Khoja’s Ravishi nur (2011) for saxophone and chamber orchestra with New Juilliard Ensemble and Juilliard’s saxophonist Zachary Hann,on Tuesday, April 4, at 7:30pm in Alice Tully Hall, New York.

March 2017

The premiere of the piece “Incandescence” will be performed in Biel/Bienne, Switzerland, by l’Orchestre Symphonique Bienne Soleure, conducted by Jean-François Verdier, on 26 mars 2017 at the Palais des congrès Bienne.
Web page of event (French only)

Janvier 2017

The North American premiere of L’INFINI DE L’INSTANT will be performed by the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra during the Winnipeg New Music Festival on January 28th at the Centennial Concert Hall in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Conductor: Alexander Mickelthwate. Web page of event

Septembre 2016


AVRIL 2016

The premiere of the piece Anoru Bodum “pomegranate-almond” dedicated to Fréderic Deval, a chamber ensemble piece for the ensemble Transmission with chef d’orchestre Lorraine Vaillancourt will be PERFORMED at The Chapelle du Bon Pasteur on April 17th, 2016.
Ensemble Transmission web site

November 2015

The premiere of the piece Daidu, A CONCERTO FOR violin, percussions and string orchestra will be PERFORMED IN The Arthur Rubinstein Łódź Philharmonic ON November 27th, 2015.


My next serie of performance across Canada for “Ni d’ici ni d’ailleurs” by Turning Point Ensemble:
Oct. 14 – Edmonton
Oct. 15 – Winnipeg (GroundSwell see web site here)
Oct. 17 – Toronto (Betty Oliphant Theatre see web site here
Oct. 20 – Montreal (Salle de concert du Conservatoire, see the ECM+ site here)

OCTOBER 21TH, 2014

A concert dedicated to 100th anniversary of well known Tajik composer Ziyodullo Shahidi. The concert is organized by the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow together with Farangis Nurulla and the saxophone quartet “Quasar” from Canada. It will feature the Four piano preludes of Ziyodullo Shahidi, arranged for sax quartet by Farangis Nurulla, as well as her piece Giuoco Piano for sax quartet. Other pieces by Canadian composer Claude Vivier and others will be performed.

September 19th, 2014

Ravishi Nur (My father), a concerto for Saxophone and Sinfonietta, is finalist for the Andrey Petrov composers competition and will be performed in the Grand Hall of the St Petersburg Philharmonia on the 19th of September by Saint Petersburg Academic Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Arkady Steinlucht and featuring the soloist: Rolf-Erik Nystrom from Norway.
Update : The piece Ravishi Nur has won third prize !

September 19th, 2014

Imaginary Worlds at the Vancouver Playhouse Theatre. Music can imagine new worlds and evoke the spirit of other times. Experience the Viennese Kaiser Waltz by Strauss, arranged by Schoenberg, folk music of Korean street markets (Unsuk Chin), Vancouver’s early Chinatown (arranged Mark Armanini), the melancholy world of Canadian composer Claude Vivier, and the premiere of Le jour ma nuit by featured Tajik/Canadian composer Farangis Nurulla-Khoja.

March 14th, 2014

“Caravan of Despair” – ensemble Gageego! The Spring Music Festival – 14th of March, at 18.00 Artisten, Gothenburg, Sweden

April 16th, 2014

L’exposition Récits des racines de l’artiste Eugénia Reznik et de la compositrice Farangis Nurulla-Khoja.
Du 16 avril au 13 juin 2013 à la Maison de la culture de Longueuil,
300, St-Charles ouest, Longueuil.

December 29th, 2012

Performance of False Ceiling in Taipei, Taiwan.
Violin: Mark Fewer, percussion: Aiyun Huang.

November 23rd, 2012

Concert-portrait – « Sound of Stockholm »
Premiere of « GUSTO » – to my father

chamber ensemble. « Ravishi Nur » – to my father – Concerto for saxophone &
sinfonietta. KammarensembleN
soloist: Jörgen Pettersson
conductor: Staffan Larson

October 26th, 2012

Premiere of « Solo et + »
for violine & live electronics. University of Maryland, Baltimore, USA.

October 19th, 2012

Premiere of « False ceiling »
for violin & percussion
McGill University, Montreal, Canada.

December 16th, 2011

Premiere of « Parparon »
for orchestra by Oviedo Symphony Orchestra. Oviedo, Spain
Conductor : Arthur Fagen

Septembre 17th, 2011

Premiere of « Ravishi Nur » – to my father –
Concerto for saxaphone & sinfonietta
Soloist : Rolf-Eric Nystroem, Oslo sinfonietta
conductor : Renato Rivolta

May 22nd, 25th, 29th, 2011

Premiere of « Caravan of Despair »
for chamber ensemble & live electronics, Freiburg, EXPERIMENTALSTUDIO.

May 27th, 2010

Premiere of « La cloche fêlée »
for organ & percussion, Olaf Tzschoppe & Zsigmond Szathmary

March 5th, 2010

Premiere of «  Juftpar »
for orchestra. Montpellier National Orchestra. Conductor : Nikolai Alexandrov

March 22nd, 25th, 29th, 2009

Premiere of « D’ici et d’ailleurs »
for Nieuw Ensemble, Amsterdam. MaezMusik Festival, Berlin, Germany.

November 25th, 27th, December 2nd, 2008

Premiere of « Ravshani »
for Percussion de Strasbourg & five singers. Strasbourg, Grenoble, Rouen, France.