Internationally-acclaimed Iranian virtuoso Kayhan Kalhor has won the WOMEX 19 Artist Award for “bringing the Persian classical music tradition to the ears of people all over the world.”
Tehran’s Vahdat Hall is hosting “The Sound of Music” musical drama, involving 45 instrumentalists, 5 choir singers and 20 singers-actors.
Shamshuk and Zobeideh are two Iranian women artists from the south-eastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan who have managed to break a long-time taboo against women’s singing.
Iranian composer, vocalist, and performer Parvaz Homay is directing and performing the Opera of Hallaj at Niavaran Complex in northern Tehran.
Iranian painter and sculptor Alireza Asanlou has given a live performance about peace at the Baroque Gallery in Tehran.
Ramin Kousha, the composer of the Iranian drama “The Warden”, says the soundtrack album of the film would be presented at an international level.
Fash is a unique village in Kermanshah province in Western Iran, where about 150 people are engaged in production of traditional musical instruments.
A group of prominent artists from Turkmenistan are going to participate in the Nowruz events of Kish Island, a major tourist resort in southern Iran.
A Chinese researcher and musician believes Iranian music is filled with attractions and secrets, from creativity to patience.
The Carmen opera involving women actors is to be performed for Female audience at a Tehran theatre for the first time since the 1979 Islamic Revolution
Legendary Iranian musician Hossein Alizadeh says the honorary citizenship of the historical city of Shiraz is more valuable for him than any other international prize and award.
Tehran is hosting the second exhibition of Iranian musical instruments, where the country’s instrument makers and their capabilities are introduced to the public.
Iranian-Armenian composer and conductor Loris Tjeknavorian, who has just celebrated his 81st birthday anniversary, says he is relatively satisfied with his long history as a musician, and is determined to compose new pieces with God’s help.
Ya’qoob Qoshooni is an 80-year-old artist from the tourist town of Kaleybar in the northwestern Iranian province of East Azarbaijan.
Nozhat Amiri, the first and only female conductor of Iran, recently conducted a live performance of the country’s national orchestra at Tehran’s Vahdat Hall.
The brilliant performance given by a 5-year-old kid named Parsa Bajlavand has stunned the reputable members of the jury in a national music festival in Iran.
Dances are usually a celebration of life and its happy events, but apparently a version of Kurdish dance called Halparke has its roots in military affairs.
Homayoun Shajarian, a well-known Iranian singer, says he is ready to perform a free outdoor concert in order to help people feel better and forget about their economic problems for a few hours.
The flat washtub is one of the simplest things that could be found in almost every house in Iran’s northern Mazandaran province. However, Iranian women in that region have long been using it as a musical instrument in wedding ceremonies and parties.
Iran’s Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Seyyed Abbas Salehi is set to attend Iran’s cultural week in Azerbaijan, which is to be held from June 27 to July 1, said the Cultural Attache of the Iranian Embassy in Baku, Asghar Farsi.
Renowned French pianist Richard Clayderman, known as the most successful pianist in the world, held his first-ever live performance in Iran on Friday.
The “Museum of Sound” is one of the dozens of museums in the Iranian city of Tabriz. The place, which was opened in March 2018, narrates the delightful tunes of the past and contemporary music of East Azarbaijan province.