Press

Selected Press

Teatro Roldan, "ICMC 2001 Concert Reviews", International Computer Music Association, . September 2001.

Yey Díaz de Villalvilla , "Memorias de una Primavera en La Habana", Yey Díaz de Villalvilla , Havana, Cuba. May 2002.
" ...the most acclaimed work ... "
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KultureKiosque, " Theatre: The Children of Herakles", KultureKiosque, Amsterdam, Netherlands. September 2002.

Markland Taylor, "Review: ‘The Children of Herakles’", Variety, Los Angeles, CA. Jan 14, 2003.

Charles Rowan Beye, "The Children of Heracles, 2003 CE ", Greek Works, New York. January 15, 2003.

CAROLYN CLAY, "Political Theatre", Boston Phoenix, Boston MA. Jan 2003.

David Kim-Boyle, "International Computer Music Conference 2003: Boundaryless Music", Computer Music Journal, . 2003.

Yuan Peiying, "ICMC Impressions", Inernational Computer Music Association: Array, . Summer 2004.
" ...a delightful creation of new sounds and spiritual awareness .... unforgettable .... soul-enlightenment. Such is the power of the combination of elements. ... "
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Johanna Devaney, "2nd October Thursday Afternoon", International Computer Music Association: Array, . Summer 2004.

Bob Gluck, "Free sound within culturally specific practice", Proceedings of the International Computer Music Conference, . September 2005.

, "Sanctuary premiers at School of Art", University of Manitoba Bulletin Vol. 39. No. 12. Page 8., Winnipeg, MB Canada. October 20, 2005.

Jill K. Peters, "Sanctity of Sanctuary", The Manitoban. Vol. 93. No. 10. Page 14., Winnipeg, MB Canada. October 26, 2005.
" ...moving score ... "
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, "Sound Take Center Stage at UCSD", Live Design, New York. November 2005.

John Markoff, "Researchers Look to Create a Synthesis of Art and Science for the 21st Century", The New York Times, New York, NY. November 5th, 2005.

Charles Nguyen, "Theater program to innovate sound", The UCSD Guardian Vol 116 No 14, La Jolla, CA. November 2005.

Jennifer De Poyen, "UCSD's Snaith is ready for fresh projects", The San Diego Union-Tribune, San Diego, CA. November 20th, 2005.

Jennifer De Poyen, "She's not afraid to make it her own", The San Diego Union-Tribune, San Diego, CA. December 11, 2005.

, "Industry News", Stage Directions Page 14, New York, NY. January 2006.

, "Sound On (News in Brief)", American Theatre, . January 2006.

J. Sin, "Music Reviews", Smother.net, . August 2006.
" ... Incredibly dark yet brilliantly magical ... "
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Robert Gluck, "Review: Shahrokh Yadegari, Migration", Music Works, Canada. 2006.

Daily Press staff, "New development for Red Cross", Santa Monica Daily Press. Community Briefs. , Santa Monica, CA. September 8, 2006.

Henersen, Evan, "Language of the Heart", Stage Directions1. Vol. 19. No. 10. Pages 82-85. , Las Vegas, NV. October 1, 2006..

Dacks, David, "Abstract Index playlist – October 25/06", The Abstract Index: Outstanding Musical Encumbrances. , Toronto, Canada. October 27, 2006.

Bob Tarte, "Droven to Extremes", The Beat Magazine, Los Angeles, CA. December 1, 2006.

Ellis Widner, "A world of cultural music is at listeners’ fingertips", Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Little Rock, AR. December 10, 2006.
" ... intimate, haunting and almost unbearably lovely ... "
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Jill Ettinger, "World Music CD Reviews Middle East and North Africa", Global Rhythm Magazine, . April 27, 2007.
" ... cosmic, sonic synthesis that lends itself to contemplation and imagination, food for the soul ... "
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Anjuli Bai, "Malashock Dance, Persian Sketchbook: ‘Stay the Hand’", Ballet Magazine, London, United Kingdom. May 2007.

Sheila Orysiek, "Stay the Hand envisions peace", Dance The Jewish Connection, San Diego, CA. May 21, 2007.

Pride, Ray, "Kicking off the 2007 Sundance Composer s Lab", Movie City News, . July 23, 2007.

Timothy Buckwalter, "The Curator and The Cantor", The Monthly, San Francisco, CA. November 2007.

Jim Chute, "Having an Impact", The San Diego Union-Tribune, San Diego, CA. March 30, 2008.

Mark Kanny , "Percussionist searches high and low for inspiration", TribLIVE, Pittsburgh, PA. July 2008.

burkhardt reiter, "Schick, Yadegari & Schwitters", Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh. July 21, 2008.

Kanny, Mark, "Variety Punctuates New Music Ensemble Concerts", Pittsburgh Tribune, Pittsburgh. July 22, 2008.

Wright, Anders, "Sound Design", UCSD Alumni Magazine. Vol 5. No. 3. Pages 18-22, La Jolla, CA. September 2008.

Kenneth Jones, "A Major Broadway Hit, Tobacco Road, Opens Oct. 5 at La Jolla Playhouse", Playbill, New York, NY. October 1, 2008.

James A Cox, "The Midwest Book Review", The Midwest Book Review, Oregon, WI . October 2008.
" ...hauntingly beautiful ... transcendent experience ... poignantly mellifluous album, highly recommended ... "
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Kenneth Jones, "Meet the Lesters: Tobacco Road, Paved Anew at La Jolla Playhouse, Opens Oct. 5", Playbill, New York, NY. October 2008.

BWW News Desk, "’Tobacco Road’ Now Playing at La Jolla Playhouse Through 10/26", BWW News Desk, Broadway World. October 6, 2008.

James Herbert, "TOBACCO ROAD a vivid rendering of hard times", Union Tribune, San Diego. October 7, 2008.

Bob Verini, "Tobacco Road", Variety, Los Angeles. October 7, 2008.

Anne Marie Welsh, "Playhouse’s dark ‘Tobacco Road’ is weirdly compelling", North County Times, San Diego, CA. October 8, 2008.

Lowerson, Jean, "Theater of Obsession and Poverty", Gay and Lesbian Times, San Diego, CA. October 16, 2008.

Jeff Smith, "Freak Show", San Diego Reader, San Diego. October 22, 2008.

Richard Marcus, "Music Review: Shahrokh Yadegari, Azam Ali, and Keyavash Nourai – Green Memories", BC Blogcricts, . October 24, 2008.
" ...intriguing and compelling ... "
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Toney Palumbo, "Short and Sweet NYC", Short and Sweet NYC, New York. December 30, 2008.
" ... a fascinating exploration of not only the overlapping of Western and Middle Eastern musical modes, ... "
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Mosher, Yuki, "Shahrokh Yadegari, Ann Hamilton’s Tower and Oliver Ranch", Magnes Opensource , San Francisco, CA. July 15, 2009.

Garchik, Leah, "Why oom-pah-pah is life-affirming", SF Gate, San Francisco, CA. July 20, 2009.

Meyer Sound, "Tower Sounds Weaves an Electro-Acoustic Tapestry through Meyer Sound MM-4XP Miniature Loudspeakers", Meyer Sound News Release, Berkeley, CA. September 2009.

Ivy Cooper, "Review: "Stylus" starts the conversation at the Pulitzer", St. Louis Beacon, St. Louis. July 12, 2010.

Calvin Wilson, "Pulitzer space shares billing in new exhibit", St. Louis Post-Dispatch, St. Louis. 7/18/2010.

Clinton Begley, "Shake a hand at interactive art exhibit", the local, St. Louis. Aug. 5, 2010.

Sara Miller, "Opera Theatre, Pulitzer collaborate to present Brewer in special performances at "Stylus" installati", St. Louis Post-Dispatch, St. Louis. 8/25/2010.

Sara Miller, "Famous names, up-and-comers highlight fall classical music schedule", St. Louis Post-Dispatch, St. Louis. 9/12/2010.

Robert W. Duffy, "Brewer launches an artistic adventure", St. Louis Beacon, St. Louis. 9/15/2010.

Sara Miller, "Christine Brewer talks about performance art at the Pulitzer", St. Louis Post-Dispatch, St. Louis. 9/20/2010.

Robert W. Duffy, "Reflection: Magic in the Intervals", St. Louis Beacon, St. Louis. 9/21/2010.

Sara Miller, "Intervals at the Pulitzer: Mostly touching, all memorable", St. Louis Post-Dispatch, St. Louis. 9/23/2010.

Jessica Baran, "St. Louis Art Capsules", Riverfront Times, St. Louis. Nov 4, 2010.

Jo-Anne Green, ""stylus" by Ann Hamilton", Network Performance Blog, St. Louis. Nov 22, 2010.

Michael Salcman, "ANN HAMILTON AT THE PULITZER FOUNDATION, ST. LOUIS", Michael Salcman s Blog, St. Louis. Jan 2011.

ALEX ROSS, "REVERBERATIONS", The New Yorker, . March 14, 2011.

Ryan, Dinah, "Ann Hamilton ST. Louis", Art Papers Magazine, St. Louis. July 2011.

MAR YVETTE, "Scarlet Stone Hits LA", Marpop, Los Angeles. Nov. 8, 2011.
" ...A multisensory experience that is beautiful on the surface yet has an intensely deep message ... "
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Yeni Alvarez, ""Scarlet Stone" Comes to California", Examiner.com, Los Angeles. Nov. 11, 2011.

Bibi Kasrai, "No Heros and Saviors", Iranian.com, San Diego. Nov. 14, 2011.

Firoozeh Khatibi, "The first production of Scarlet Stone, the modern epic of Rostam and Sohrab on stage at the Universi", Voice of America, . Nov. 25, 2011.

Firoozeh Khatibi, " English Translation - The first production of Scarlet Stone, the modern epic of Rostam and Sohrab o", Voice of America, Translated by Haleh Hatami. Nov. 25, 2011.

George Lewis, "Best of 2011", ARTFORUM, New York. Dec. 2011.

Don Heckman, "The international Review of Music - Los Angeles Pick of the week", The International Review of Music, Los Angeles. Dec. 6 2011.
" ...Scarlet Stone as the pick of the week ... "
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Yatrika Shah-rais, "Global Village Wed, with Yatrika with Shahrokh Yadegari and Shahrokh Moshkin-Ghalam, 12,7,11", Global Village, KPFK, Los Angeles. Dec. 7, 2011.

Noushin Moeini, "“A Look at Scarlet Stone", Javanan Magazin No 1279, Los Angeles, CA. Dec. 2011.

Noushin Moeini, "English Version - A Look at Scarlet Stone", Javanan Magazin No 1279, Translated by Haleh Hatami, Los Angeles, CA. Dec. 2011.

Farhang Farahi, "Let two Shahrokh’s Fit in the Same Realm", Javanan Magazin No 1279, Los Angeles, CA. Dec. 2011.

Farhang Farahi, "English Version - Let two Shahrokh’s Fit in the Same Realm", Javanan Magazin No 1279, Los Angeles, CA. Dec. 2011.

Arash Rod, ""Scarlet Stone" on stage in Los Angeles", Voice of America, . Dec. 18, 2011.

Sohrab Akhavan, "Scarlet Stone and Shahrokh Yadegari", Andisheh TV, Los Angeles, CA. Jan 9, 2012.

Tamasha Program, "Scarlet Stone on Tamasha", BBcPersian, London, United Kingdom. Jan 12., 2012.

Ariel Swartley, "UCIRA Spotlight on Shahrokh Yadegari: Scarlet Stone", SOTA (UCIRA State of the Arts), San Pedro, CA. Apr. 18, 2012.

James Herbert, "Play review: Smart, involving "Gifts"", Union Tribune, San Diego. June 17, 2012.
" ... Shahrokh Yadegari’s sound and original music convey powerfully both the tribal and the martial ... "
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Carol Davis, "“Blood and Gifts” offers intrigue at The La Jolla Playhouse", San Diego Examiner, San Diego, CA. June 20, 2012.
" ...Shahrokh Yadegari’s original music hinting at sounds of the region adds up beautifully to make a powerful case for “Blood and Gifts” ... "
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Jeff Smith, "Blood & Gifts at La Jolla Playhouse", San DIego Reader, San DIego, CA. June 27, 2012.

Charlene Baldridge, "History retold in “Blood and Gifts”", Gay San Diego, San Diego. JUne 28, 2012.
" ...Shahrokh Yadegari provides marvelous original music and sound design. ... "
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Calit2 Press Release, "Calit2 Pledges Continued Involvement in Arts and New Media", Calit2, La Jolla, CA. June 30, 2012.

Pat Launer, "A look at Changing Lanes Radio Theatre", San Diego Metro, San DIego, CA. July 2012.

Patrice Pavis, ""Ruins True Refuge" collective creation inspired by Samuel Beckett", Theatre Cultures, . 10/4/2012.

Jacob Coakley, "Craig Noel Awards Honor Best San Diego Theatre of 2012 ", Stag Directions, Las Vegas, NV. Feb. 12, 2013.

UC San Diego’s IDEAS series combines performance art with new technologies in La Jolla, "Will Bowen", La Jolla Light, La Jolla, CA. March 2014.

Tiffany Fox, "Filmatic Festival: Expanding Cinema, Collaboration and Consciousness", UCSD News, La Jolla, CA. May 24, 2014.

Andrew Timar, "Music in Focus at the AKM", theWholeNote, Toronto, CA. October 31, 2014.

Will Bowen, "UCSD: IDEAS event links art and technology to present science in exciting new ways", La Jolla Light, La Jolla, CA. June 25, 2015.

Firoozeh Khatibi, "The Performance of The Scarlet Stone in San Diego, Toronto, and Los Angeles (In Persian)", Javanan Magazine, Los Angeles, CA. July 2015.

Firoozeh Khatibi, "An Interview with Shahrokh Yadegari (in Persian)", Javanan Magazine, Los Angeles, CA. July 2015.

Will Bowen, "Modern Dance, Ancient Myth, Ongoing Story: Persian tale ‘The Scarlet Stone’ comes to La Jolla Au", La Jolla Light, La Jolla, CA. August 4, 2015.

Jonathan Maseng, "‘The Scarlet Stone’: A 1,000- year-old epic transformed for the stage", Jewish Journal, . August 2015.

Sanaz Haghverdi, "A Play, A Poem, and an Epic", Tirgan Magazine, Toronto CA. August 2015.

Bijan Khalili, "The Scarlet Stone, Retelling the Tale of National Identity (in Persian)", Iranshahr Magazine, Los Angeles, CA. August 21, 2015.

Bijan Khalili, "The Scarlet Stone: Retelling the Tale of National Identity (English)", Iranshahr Magazine, Los Angeles, CA. August 21, 2015.

Firoozeh Khatibi, "The Scarlet Stone, A Mythical Look at Essence of Humans for the Search of the Iranian Human (In Pers", Javanan Magazine, Los Angeles, CA. August, 26 2015.

Calendar Section, "Weekend Picks", Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles, CA. August 30, 2015.

Orly Minazad, "Go LA", LA Weekly, Los Angeles, CA. August 28 2015.

Dana Oland, "Boise chiropractor takes the stage in Los Angeles this weekend", Idaho Statesman, Boise, ID. August 29, 2015.

Ahmad Karimi Hakkak, "The Scarlet Stone: From the Heart of Myth and History to the Edge of Tomorrow (in Persian)", Radio Iran LA 670AM, Simi Valley, California. August 29, 2015.

Ahmad Karimi Hakkak, "The Scarlet Stone: From the Heart of Myth and History to the Edge of Tomorrow (English)", Radio Iran LA 670AM (www.670amkirn.com/), Simi Valley, California. August 29, 2015.

Orly Minazad, "20 BEST THINGS TO DO IN L.A. THIS WEEK", LA Weekly, Los Angeles, CA. August 30, 2015.

Lindsay Weinberg, "‘The Scarlet Stone’ shows political, social changes in Iran", Daily Bruin, Los Angeles, CA. August, 31, 2015.

Deborah Klugman, "Reviews: The Scarlet Stone", Stage Raw, Los Angeles, CA. September 3, 2016.
" ...Impressive .. Try to catch it if it returns ... "
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Firoozeh Khatibi, "The Scarlet Stone, A Mythical Look at Essence of Humans for the Search of the Iranian Human (Persian", BBC Persian, London, UK. September 7, 2015.

Firoozeh Khatibi, "The Scarlet Stone, A Mythical Look at Essence of Humans for the Search of the Iranian Human (English", BBC Persian, London, UK. September 7, 2015.

Cynthia Dillon, "UC San Diego Theatre Production Broadcast to Reach Millions", Triton Magazine, La Jolla, CA. February 5, 2016.

Angela Crone, "UC San Diego Professor’s Theater Piece Broadcast In Iran", KPBS, San Diego, CA. February 11, 2016.

Angela Crone, "News Broadcast", KPBS News, San Diego, CA. February 11, 2016.

Behnood Mokri, "The Battle of Rostam and Sohrab in The Scarlet Stone (in Persian)", Voice of America Broadcast, Washington, DC. August 9, 2016.