Thursday, December 1, 2022

Iranian Music

Legendary Italian Composer to Hold Concert in Iran

Renowned Italian pianist and composer, Ludovico Maria Enrico Einaudi, is expected to visit Iran along with his ensemble in April.

Shajarian, Greatest Living Maestro of Persian Singing

Known as the “King of Persian traditional singing,” “Iran’s most popular artist of the time” and “the greatest living maestro of Persian classical music," the globally-renowned Mohammad Reza Shajarian has been the inspiring voice of generations in Iran for several decades.

Chinese, Iranian Musicians Give Joint Performance in Memory of Seafarers

On the third day of the thirty-third International Fajr Music Festival, a band from China has given a joint performance with Iranian musicians and dedicated one of the songs to the Iranian sailors who are feared dead in a ship collision in Eastern China.

Italian Jazz Genius to Give Concert in Iran

Italian genius Jazz musician Francesco Cafiso will give a concert in Tehran on January 19 as part of the 33rd International Fajr Music Festival.

Museum of Sound to Open in Iran’s Tabriz

A museum of sound is to open in the Iranian city of Tabriz, showcasing a whole range of new and old musical instruments and other items related to sound.

Famous Icelandic Composer Amazed by Iran’s Beauties

Young Icelandic music producer, Ólafur Arnalds, who recently gave live performances in Iran, has praised the country and its beauties in several tweets and Instagram posts.

Playing Tanbur; Ancient Ritual in Iranian City of Dalahu

The ancient ritual of playing Tanbur, a special Iranian musical instrument, was recently held in the city of Dalahu in the western province of Kermanshah.

Int’l Piano Festival in Tehran Hosting Famous Musicians

The International Piano Improvisation Festival, attended by nine famous European and two musicians from Iran, is being held at Tehran’s Niavaran Cultural Centre since September 22.

Two New Percussion Instruments Unveiled in Tehran

In a ceremony in Tehran, two new percussion instruments called ‘Daf-e Kooki’ (a type of frame drum) and ‘Dom Dom’ (a kind of double-headed drum) were unveiled.

Iranian Family Starts 60-Day March to Protest Concert Ban

Members of an Iranian family from the northeastern city of Mashhad have embarked on a 60-day march to show their protest against a local ban on holding concerts in the holy city.

Iran Holds International Frame Drum Festival

The Seventh National Festival and First international Course on Daf (a type of frame drum) was held in Sanandaj, western Iran, from August 30 to September 1, 2017.

Semnan to Host Iranian Folk Music Festival

The first edition of a music festival for eastern Iranian ethnic groups is set to be held in the historical city of Sorkheh in Iran’s central province of Semnan.

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’s National Orchestra back on stage

Iran's National Orchestra, led by Farhad Fakhreddini, has resumed its performance after years of absence.

A closer look at Iran’s National Orchestra

A closer look at Iran’s National Orchestra through the eyes of a renowned composer.

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