Mehdi Hosseini (*1979) is an Iranian composer of contemporary classical music.

He studied composition at the St. Petersburg State Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatory.

In 2013, he has got the award “The Best Academic Music Album of the Year” from the Iranian House of Music for the album “Monodies“.

His music and style has demonstrated his creative capabilities as a composer and his research abilities as a ethnomusicologist and theorist. Hosseini has written symphonic music and chamber orchestra pieces for ensembles and soloists in various compositional genres.

In the last few years, Mehdi Hosseini has been actively participating in contemporary music projects local to St. Petersburg, the “Cultural Capital of Russia.” His music is regularly performed in such festivals as Sound Ways, St. Petersburg Musical Spring, Contemporary East and West, Contemporary Past and others.

His music has been performed by orchestras and ensembles such as the St. Petersburg State Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra, the St. Petersburg State Academic Symphony Orchestra, Studio for New Music Ensemble, Moscow Contemporary Music Ensemble and more. His music is played in Mariinsky Theatre, Saint Petersburg Conservatory, Saint Petersburg Philharmonia, etc.  Works of Hosseini have been published by the Compozitor Publishing House Saint-Petersburg.