"Medero" piano group from Ukraine plays in Rudaki Hall
The Medero Trio from Ukraine are performing at the Rudaki Hall in Tehran tonight, 12 March 2018, accompanied by violinist Roman Kalmatov. This is the Trio’s maiden performance in Iran. They will be playing pieces of classical music with the violin accompaniment of internationally acclaimed prize winner, Roman Kalmatov. Iranian cellist, Mahdi Abdi, also prize winner from Japan’s Takayama competitions, and top pianist at the Chopin Festival in Poland, Denis Yavorsky, are members of the Trio.
Iran-France play from Mantegho-Teir
The play “From now on” has a script inspired by a Mantegho-Teir story written by 12th-century author Attar of Nishapur. It is a joint Iran-France production.
As reported by Mehr News Agency “From now on” will go on stage on 17 December 2017 in the main Mowlavi Theater Hall at 20h30 for a limited period of time.
Japan Month begins in Tehran
A Japanese Cultural Month will start in Tehran on 2 December 2017 to introduce Japanese culture in Iran.
As reported by ISNA, the Japanese Embassy has invited artists such as wadaiko drummer Itchitaro and Japanese flute player Kishida to stage concerts in Tehran and Kashan. Other programs include a piano concerto by Aki Kuroda, a Japanese tea ceremony, an origami workshop, and an exhibition of tourism photos, paintings, and cultural artifacts.
International piano recital in Iran
According to ILNA News Agency, piano improvisation nights will take place at the Niavaran Cultural Centre with guests from Holland, Norway, Switzerland, Italy, Germany, Austria, France, and Poland. The host country will also perform pieces at the concert named ‘Show
Our Story (music)
Artists: Hooshyar Khayam, Amir Eslami
Album: All of you
(Persia Digest) - “Our Story”, a track from the album “All of You”, is an improvised piece added to the album soundtrack without any further changes. The blend of nay [reed flute] and piano together, united with different musical sensations, creates a pleasant melody.
Hayahooye sokout [Fragile silence] (music)
Artists: Reza Rouhani, Homayoun Nasiri, Dara Daraie
Album: Hayahooye sokout [Fragile silence]
(Persia Digest) - Hayahooye sokout [Fragile silence] from an album by the same name is a fusion of structure shattering melodies in the Iranian music with their excitement filled ambiance and the accompaniment of piano and tombak. A similar genre can be seen in Greek music played with the lyra.
Turkish March (music)
Artist: Keyvan Saket
Album: Didare shargh va gharb
(Persia Digest) – The Turkish March is one of Mozart’s best-known pieces for everyone. Keyvan Saket has performed this piece with the tar and a piano accompaniment interesting in its own style.
Avaz-e Bakhtiari [Bakhtiari Song] (music)
Artist: Sina Sarlak
Album: Single Track
(Persia Digest) – Avaz-e Bakhtiari [Bakhtiari Song] is a folk song from the Bakhtiari tribe which has been accompanied by the piano here. It is a fusion of folk song, the western piano, and the Iranian Nay flute, all putting a new mark on an old song.
Divaneh [Crazy] (music)
Artist: Damahi Band
Album: Single Track
Genre: Folk fusion
(Persia Digest) – The piece Divaneh [Crazy] is performed by the Damahi Band who play fusion music with lyrics and an accent from southern Iran, combining the piano with drums and guitars. The group has been able to find its footing among fans of a different style of music in recent years.
Mrs Harir Shariatzadeh, married to Salar Aghili, plays the piano behind the scenes of the television program ‘Now the Sun’.