Mario Merz Prize

Edition 4

Music

Farzia Fallah

Farzia Fallah (Tehran – Iran, 1980), lives in Cologne – Germany.

Fallah works as a freelancer, composing and working internationally with various ensembles and musicians from Denmark, England, France, Germany, Iran, Italy, Taiwan and the United States. She had premieres at renowned festivals such as Wittener Tage für Neue Kammermusik (DE), Acht Brücken Festival Köln (DE), Transart Festival Bozen (IT), Aldeburgh Festival (UK) and Bludenzer Tage zeitgemäßer Musik (AT).  She was awarded by the Forum junger Komponisten of the Bayerische Akademie der Schönen Künste (2022) as well as receiving the Oldenburger Kompositionspreis für Zeitgenössische Musik (2020).  She has been a fellow of Deutsches Studienzentrum in Venice, Archiv Frau und Musik in Frankfurt as well as Künstlerdorf Schöppingen, Künstlerhaus Lauenburg and Künstlerhof Schreyahn.

In 2023 her portrait CD will be released by WERGO in cooperation with Edition Zeitgenössische Musik.