Friday, August 12, 2022

Music

Renowned Italian Musician to Hold Sax Masterclasses in Iran

A distinguished Italian musician, Mario Ciaccio, will hold masterclasses in the Iranian capital of Tehran in late August with a focus on playing the saxophone.  

Iranian Woman Using Music to Teach Alphabets to Nomads

Parvin Bahmani, an Iranian musician, has been teaching alphabets to nomadic children through music, dancing, and songs.

Iran, Italy Use Music to Build Bridge of Brotherhood

Top Iranian and Italian musicians had a joint performance in Ravenna, eastern Italy, to send a message of peace and friendship to the world in a time when conflict and terror have gripped the region.

Tehran to Host Iran-Italy Joint Orchestra Performance

Iranian capital, Tehran, is set to host a joint performance of Italian Ravenna festival and Tehran symphony orchestra.

Blues Coffee Shop, Hangout for Iranian Cruiser Motorcyclists

A two-year-old coffee shop in the Iranian capital named ‘Blues Coffee Shop’ hosts the cruiser motorcyclists who are interested in the Blues.

Iranian Maestro Hossein Alizadeh Wins Asia World Music Award

Celebrated musician Hossein Alizadeh was named the recipient of the second Asian world music award on Friday in South Korea.

Concerts to Be Held Aboard Cruise Ships in Southern Iran

Barring administrative hiccups, Bushehr is on course to becoming the first province to hold concerts aboard cruise ships.

Iranian Maestro Who Learned to Play without Teacher

A veteran Iranian musician speaks of his deep love for music and how he learned to play the dotar without having a teacher.

Tehran Hosts ‘Iran-Sweden Journey of Singing’

Tehran is hosting a musical performance of Swedish and European music on Saturday that will be performed by the Chamber Choir of the School of Music in Pitea.

Iranian Maestro Kalhor on Grammy-Winning Ensemble

The international Silk Road Ensemble, which enlists the virtuosity of a world-renowned Iranian traditional music maestro among other greats, has been conferred with the title for Best World Music Album at this year’s Grammy Awards.

Japanese Maestro Sends Condolences over Death of Iranians in Plasco Incident

Well-known Japanese musician Kitaro has offered his condolences to the people of Iran on the Plasco Building tragedy.

“American Dream” Is Merely a Dream: Iranian Artist

A well-known Iranian pop singer has protested against Trump’s racist decisions, particularly his executive order that bans the citizens of several Muslim countries, including Iran, from entering the US.

I Won’t Exchange My Instrument for Entire France: Iranian Musician

Pahlevan Zangshahi, a veteran Iranian musician, says he has refused a tempting offer by France to give up his ancient musical instrument Qeychak.

Int’l Fajr Music Festival Kicks Off in Tehran

The 32nd Fajr International Music Festival kicked off in Tehran on Friday with virtuosos from European and Asian countries performing in the event.

Senior Iranian MP Meets Prominent Christian Musician ahead of New Year’s Eve

A senior Iranian lawmaker paid a visit to the house of Loris Tjeknavorian, a prominent Iranian Armenian composer and conductor, ahead of the New Christian Year.

Music Therapy for the Disabled, for the First Time in Iran

By using music therapy, Iran’s State Welfare Organisation is developing the use of art therapy for the disabled throughout the country.

Iranian Instrument Attracts Japanese Music-Lover to Iran

Japanese music student, whose love for Iranian Santur made him come to Iran, wants to introduce the ‘beautiful culture of Iran’ via Santur.

Iranian Female Story Tellers at Frankfurt Book Fair

During the recent Frankfurt Book Fair, the Iranian story-telling tradition known as ‘Naghali’ was presented to the visitors by Iranian female Naghals.

Bob Dylan: Shakespeare of Songwriters or a Popular Artist?

The awarding of Nobel Prize to the American songwriter Bob Dylan has been criticized by many literati, writers and poets who argue the Swedish Academy has unfairly categorized musicians and songwriters under the title of literary figures. However, the decision has its own proponents.

Giving Nobel Prize in Literature to Bob Dylan Is Like ‘Pinning Medal on Everest’

The Swedish Academy award American singer and song-writer Bob Dylan the Nobel Prize in Literature; however, the prize has become controversial.

Mr. Sama Stages Concert in Tehran

"Mr. Sama ensemble" directed by Amirhossein Hosseinnia and accompanied by a group of Sama performers from Konya and Morocco staged a concert at Tehran's Roudaki Hall on September 26.

Turkish Singer Ebru Files for Divorce from Iranian-Turkish Businessman Zarrab

Turkish singer Ebru Gündeş has filed for divorce from the Iranian-born Turkish businessman Reza Zarrab, who was recently arrested in the US city of Miami on charges of money laundering and sanctions evasion in March.

Iranian Artist Combines Painting with Music

An Iranian artist has combined painting with music, allowing viewers to play some music while watching the artworks.

Online Concert to Be Held in Praise of Iran’s First Female Olympic Medallist

A big concert is planned to be held upon the arrival of Iran’s Olympic team in a move to praise the medal won by Kimia Alizadeh, the first woman and the youngest Iranian medallist in the history of Olympic Games.

Iranian World Heritage Site to Host World-Class Concerts

Iranian ensembles the Kamkars and Shams, the pianist Shahrdad Rohani, and Spanish Flamenco guitarist Antonio Rey are scheduled to give concerts at Bisotun, a UNESCO World Heritage site located in Kermanshah Province.

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