Nazeri warns about decline of classical Persian music
“I feel that people have been distancing themselves from the arts over the past year, and they are no longer inclined to get involved in these fields. Traditional music has been replaced with the so-called vulgar songs, which is a great pity.
Iran-Austria Symphony Orchestra Presents
The Iranian-Austrian Symphony Orchestra –AISO – will be performing four pieces by Austrian classical composers and two pieces by classical Iranian musicians in Vahdat Hall.
Iranian & European musicians play for work children
Four European musicians supervised by Dara Moran and two Iranian quartets supervised by Bardia Kiaras and Amir Bavarchi will be performing at the Vahdat Hall in support of work children on 16-17 July 2018.
Music in Iran is a man’s world
The leader of a women’s music band in Iran says: “Sadly, music and its pursuit is a man’s world like everything else in Iran.”
Original Iranian singing with European bands
Iranian vocalist, Mohammad Motamedi, will stage his latest international concerts with three European bands in the Netherlands end of June 2018, in three separate programs.
Arts and architecture of Iran in Manchester University
“Modern Iranian Art and Architecture in the Shadow of the Classical Persian Past” is the title of a conference being hosted by the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures at the University of Manchester on 17-18 May 2018 through the efforts of Dr Aida Foroutan. It will be attended by scholars and researchers of Persian/Iranian art and architecture from Iran and elsewhere.
2nd round of Tehran art auction
The Tehran art auction will be holding the second round of its seventh edition in January 2018. It is an event at which contemporary and modern works of art are auctioned every year.
Motaghedi: Nima poetry not translated
Mahmoud Motaghedi, Iranian poet and literary researcher, believes that the poetry of Nima Yushij did not become universal due to a lack of translation. He says: “There was no one to translate his poetry into other languages. In my view, we must ponder on why Nima’s work was on a global level, but it never became global. Perhaps because the Persian language has been neglected.”
Iran globalizes women’s wrestling
Women’s Classical Wrestling, presented to the World Wrestling Federation by Iran, has been approved by its board of directors.
Duet for Violin and Piano (music)
Artists: Various artists
Album: Trio -1
(Persia Digest) – This is a classical violin and piano duet from the album “Trio -1” composed and performed by Iranian musicians.
Artist: Masoud Shaari/ Christophe Rezai
(Persia Digest) – The track “Complaint” from the album “Journey” is a work by two prominent Iranian musicians, Massoud Shorari and Christoph Rezaei. It is a fusion of pure Iranian classical music and western music with a touch of Indian. It is considered one of the best fusion pieces in this genre.
Artist: Hatra Band
Genre: Psychedelic folk
(Persia Digest) – “Genesis” from the album “Hatra” is a psychedelic folk fusion with classical Persian music, the blues, and minimal.