Things look up for rappers in Iran after in an unprecedented move the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance granted a permit to a rap album for the first time.
I have found it easy to establish a bond with the Iranian culture and traditions; Iranians listen to music with all their hearts, said Lechner.
To maintain the vitality and dynamism of Iranian music, everyone should make a contribution, said Jannati at the closing of the 30th International Fajr Music Festival.
The 30th Fajr International Music Festival is underway in Tehran with Iranian and foreign groups performing in different halls across the capital.
The Estonian string orchestra conducted by Sigrid Kuulmann will perform a few pieces with Iranian Kamancheh player Hamid Reza Afarideh at Fajr Music Festival.
Javan, a principlist daily, criticizes the release of a female-male duet as a prelude to solo female singing.
Many of the performances of the festival have drawn admiration from experts, creating fresh hopes that a promising future is awaiting Persian classical music.
The concert will be held on January 22 and 23 in cooperation with prominent musicians from Tehran Symphony Orchestra.
Artists should make the most of the trust that people have placed in them, said Shahram Nazeri.
With an agreement between police and Iran’s Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance, musical events are unlikely to be canceled due to a lack of coordination.
Sharq, an Iranian daily, brings into focus street music, once a taboo topic, and looks carefully into what is waiting for musicians out there on the streets.
Iranian programmers have developed a tuning application – Kook Yar – for six musical instruments.
Mohammad-Reza Shajarian comments on why Hossein Alizadeh refused to receive France’s Chevalier of Legion of Honor.
Keyvan Saket, a remarkable Iranian musician, is to stage a concert in Canada on December 1, 2014.
The Kamkars, a very famous Iranian ensemble, are to stage charity concerts in Iran and Europe.
Members of Iranian Black Sun band explain what prompted them to sing anti-war songs.