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Amir Konjani

Situation maker
Film composer
Performance designer

  • Amir Konjani
  • Amir Konjani
  • Amir Konjani
  • Amir Konjani

Amir  Konjani


Amir Konjani (Ph.D.) is a composer, performance designer,

Situation maker, and instrument designer for specific films.

His works have been nominated and won many awards including the Ivors Composer Awards 2020, London Symphony Orchestra selected composer (Jerwood composer +), an Oscar in the 90th Academy Awards 2018  and he is a BAFTA Connect member.

The composer of Oscar winner movie 'The Silent Child',  has worked with eminent musicians; such as David Alberman (Principal-London Symphony Orchestra), Grammy-nominated pianist Vicki Ray (LA Phil), Clark Rundell (Royal Liverpool Philharmonic ), Gregory Rose, Peter Manning (Royal Opera House), Christopher Rountree (LA Phil), harpist Sioned Williams (BBC Symphony Orchestra), violinist Darragh Morgan, Erika Duke-Kirkpatrick (CalArts), Anne LeBaron (CalArts), The Finzi Quartet, and the poet Ahmad Shamlou.


Amir secured commissions from London Symphony Orchestra, the BBC World Service, BBC News, British Museum, Royal Air Force Museum, CalArts, Ether Festival and others; his works have been performed at prestigious venues worldwide such as  London’s South Bank, at the Ether Festival, Sound unbound, Ashleywood Festival, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Royal Academy of Music, Royal College of music, California institute of the arts, Royal Academy of music, Royal Northern College of music,  the Fajr Music Festival, Aun Gallery, Mohsen Gallery and on television broadcasts and commercial CDs.

In 2019  his imaginative work for Soveida Harp, Kraken piano, and Kraken Cello received high critical acclaim along with LSO musicians at LSO St Luke's hall- London.

Amir has been awarded a full scholarship and gained his Ph.D. at the Royal Northern College of Music. His research relates to Performance Art, theatre, and Performativity. He also nominated for two Gold medals in composition and he was a composition lecturer at CalArts (US).

The Soveida harp’s sound was first unveiled to the public in 2019, at a concert alongside the capital’s renowned orchestra, to critical acclaim. and Amir will reveal new pieces with this instrument at the 14th World Harp congress 2022 along with Gabriella Dall’Olio.

In December 2022, he has received the award of Associate Member of the RNCM, presented by the President, Sir John Tomlinson.


Amir teaches composition at University of Sheffield and Trinity Laban Conservatoire of music and dance.


Crew Participant 2020-2021

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Gold Medal  2018
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Gold Medal  2017

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The Silent Child - Official Trailer

The Silent Child
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Recording sessions and Performances
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The Queen and the Prime Minister Theresa May congratulated the Oscar-winner movie achievement: The Silent Child!

"Effortlessly heart-tugging" - Los Angeles Times

"It’s beautiful and it’s a real little movie. I loved it” – The Hollywood Reporter

The movie delivers an emotional wallop that many features six times its length never achieve” – The New York Times

Inventions and Recording process

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Conceptual works

Film Scores



London Symphony Orchestra Performance

Jerwood Composer +

Performance designs and Video Arts



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