Franghiz Ali-Zadeh: Rəqs - Owls

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Franghiz Ali-Zadeh: Rəqs - Owls

Filmed on October 16, 2022 in The Clearlight Performance Space at The Blue Building in New York City, New York. Produced for Tippet Rise on Tour.

Tippet Rise Art Center, located in Fishtail, Montana, celebrates the union of music, art, architecture, and landscape. Tippet Rise presents concerts—indoors and out—by world-renowned musicians and exhibits large-scale contemporary outdoor sculptures.

Ali-Zadeh, Franghiz: Rəqs (2015)

Performed by Owls
Alexi Kenney, violin
Ayane Kozasa, viola
Gabriel Cabezas, cello
Paul Wiancko, cello

Director: Tristan Cook
Cinematographer: Zac James Nicholson
Gaffer: Chase Shamlian
Audio Engineer: Noriko Okabe
Special Thanks: Michael Dupler

This piece was commissioned for Kronos’ Fifty for the Future project. The score and parts are available for free at