Kayhan Kalhor to go on stage with “Silent City” in Tehran
Iranian acclaimed musician Kayhan Kalhor is to perform tracks of his album the “Silent City” in Vahdat Music Hall in Tehran along with a group of Iranian musicians 10-18 April 2019.
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.
Kamancheh - An Iranian instrument with lovely tones
Kamancheh is an Iranian musical instrument which is also played across the Orient. Kamancheh is called robab (an Arabic name) in the Arabic-language music book “Al-Kabir” written by Farabi who has referred to kamancheh as an Iranian musical instrument.
Tours of classical Persian music across Iran
A new tour of classical Persian music has been planned across Iran. The weekend will see a concert by Shahram Nazeri in Kermanshah, and by Kayhan Kalhor and Erdal Erzincan in Rasht and Shiraz following their international tours.
Kayhan Kalhor and Erdal Erzincan perform in Istanbul
Istanbul will be playing host to a concert by Kayhan Kalhor and Erdal Erzincan in late April. The improvised duet performance is one of these events in the music world which can be called an occurrence. The musicians are masters of their art and keen on interaction and movement forward, thus attracting much attention among the musical crowds.
Kayhan Kalhor and Erdal Erzincan perform in Iran again
The latest concert by Kayhan Kalhor and Ardal Arzanjan will be held at Vahdat Hall from 23 February to 1 March 2018. Kayhan Kalhor and Ardal Arzanjan, who had a concert in Iran several months ago which enjoyed an unparalleled audience, will once again perform with Kamancheh and Baglama instruments through improvisation at Vahdat Hall in the final days of the Iranian year.
Unesco registers polo and kamancheh
“Polo” and “The art of making and playing the kamancheh” have been evaluated by Unesco and will be registered at its 12th session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage taking place in December.
Kayhan Kalhor collection of albums at 53
Kayhan Kalhor will turn 53 on 24 November and a collection of albums by this prominent musician will be published in Iran on the occasion.
Kayhan Kalhor & Ali-Akbar Moradi duet in Stanford
Stanford University will be the venue for a duet performance by Kayhan Kalhor and Ali-Akbar Moradi in the final days of 2017.
A home for music
When a musical instrument has a home of its own, it can only mean that students will be trained in that house to play that instrument and keep it from fading away from memory. This will be a safe house not only for the instrument, but also for the rituals and stories that go with it.
Kayhan Kalhor-Rembrandt Trio fusion
Following his European tour, Kayhan Kalhor, the prominent player of string instrument Kamancheh, played with the Rembrandt Trio at the Ministry of the Interior Hall in Tehran on the 5-6 September and was met with a large audience.
Vajd [Passion] (music)
Artists: Shojat Hosseinkhan, Sohrab & Tahmoures Pournazeri
Album: Afsaneh sho [Be a legend]
Genre: Fusion, world music
(Persia Digest) - Vajd [Passion] is an Indian song accompanied by Indian instruments (tabla and sitar), and Iranian instruments (tar and Kamancheh) alongside one another. Kayhan Kalhor has previously produced this genre of music in a number of albums.