Iranian musician wins 2019 Grammy Award
The first album of the “Opium Moon” ensemble has won the Grammy Award for Best New Age Album at the 61st edition of the awards.
Kayhan Kalhor among world’s top 20 artists
On the occasion of its 20th publication anniversary, British Songlines magazine has named the world’s top 20 artists including the Iranian acclaimed musician Kayhan Kalhor.
Famed Iranian conducts the Slovak Philharmonic
The Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra will go on stage 28 February and 1 March 2019 in Bratislava under the baton of Ali Rahbari – Iranian musician and conductor.
Acclaimed Iranian musician to be honored in Tehran
A ceremony will be held in Tehran’s Niavaran Cultural Center on 4 January to commemorate the late renowned Iranian musician Mohammad-Reza Lotfi on the eve of his birthday.
Canadian parliament commends Iranian vocalists
Following a concert by Shahram and Hafez Nazeri called “Untold” in Canada, this country’s parliament has commended the Nazeris for their performance.
2018 San Francisco World Percussion Arts Festival
Pezhham Akhavass, percussionist, will be performing at the 2018 San Francisco World Percussion Arts Festival on 21-22 July. The SF Arts Festival is known worldwide as a gathering for percussion players and masters of the art.
Famous Iranian song soundtrack for German film
The song called “Wintersweet” [Chimonanthus], or Ice Flower in Persian, is a memorable song performed by Iranian vocalist Kourosh Yaghmaei, that had also gathered some popularity around the world. It has now been used as the soundtrack for “Love Movie” directed by Robert Bourrer.
Female Iranian musician shines at Ney-anban festival
Liana Sharifian, the Iranian folk musician and daughter of Mohsen Sharifian, the well-known folklore musician, introduced "Ney-anban” at the 33rd Ney-anban Festival in Spain by performing in several shows.