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Concert: An Evening of Persian Music, Rohab Ensemble with vocalist Sepideh Raissadat
October 6, 2017 | 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
As part of the event, “Translating Islam: A Conference in Honor of Carl Ernst,” join us for an evening of Persian Classical Music. The Rohab Ensemble brings three acclaimed maestros from the celebrated Dastan Ensemble – Hossein Behroozinia (barbat – lute), Saeed Farajpoori (kamancheh – spike fiddle), and Behnam Samani (tombak – goblet drum), together with Hamid Behrouzinia (tar – lute). The Rohab Ensemble is accompanied by the entrancing, lilting voice of Sepideh Raissadat. Together, they offer a repertoire of classical Iranian music, featuring romantic, and joyous pieces with lyrics that include poems from the vast treasury of classical Persian poetry.
Tickets range from $20-$50 and must be purchased in advance. To purchase tickets, please visit here.
Sponsored by the Iranian Cultural Society of NC (ICSNC), The Arts@TheCore initiative at Carolina Performing Arts, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Persian Studies Program at UNC Chapel Hill, Graduate Student Association of Iranians at Duke University (GSAID), and the Carolina Center for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Civilizations.
Stone Center Auditorium