Iran Tar virtuoso Keyvan Saket to perform in Canada

Keyvan Saket-Canada
Keyvan Saket-Canada

Keyvan Saket, a remarkable Iranian musician, is to stage a concert in Canada on December 1, 2014.

Prominent Iranian Tar virtuoso Keyvan Saket is slated to hold traditional music concerts in Canada.

Saket will present his music program along with Iranian music players living in Canada.

Composer, music researcher,Tar and Setar maestro, Keyvan Saket has held numerous national and international concerts.

Saket received several invitations from Hong Kong, the United States and Australia to present his music programs in these countries.

Saket and his ensemble held music tour in Australian different cities several months ago that gained large acclaim.

He has also worked with many great figures of Iranian music such as Hamid Motebassem and the late Parviz Meshkatian.

Born in 1960 in Mashhad, Saket’s musical experience began during his elementary school years while performing with the music workshop on national Iranian television.

He studied the works of classical and contemporary Iranian musicians. He brought innovations in blending traditional Iranian music and Western classical music.

These innovative works include pieces such as Mozart’s colorful Symphony No. 40 and Brahms’ Hungarian Rhapsodies.

Saket’s concert in Canada is scheduled to be held on December 1, 2014.

Emad Askarieh has worked as a journalist since 2002. The main focus of his work is foreign policy and world diplomacy. He started his career at Iran Front Page Media Group, and is currently serving as the World Editor and the Vice-President for Executive Affairs at the Iran Front Page (IFP) news website.


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