Culture: Nazeri and Armenian orchestra team up for Tehran concert

Tehran Times , Iran
Jan 3 2012

Nazeri and Armenian orchestra team up for Tehran concert

TEHRAN — Iranian vocalist Shahram Nazeri will be giving a concert
here in Tehran in collaboration with the Armenian Philharmonic
Orchestra in spring.

Iranian composer Peyman Soltani will also be cooperating to stage the
concert entitled `Melal’, director of Qoqnus Music Institute,
Mohammad-Hossein Tutunchian told the Persian service of ISNA on

Tutunchian also said that Nazeri might be repeating his collaboration
with the Dusti Ensemble in the coming months. The group, including tar
virtuoso Hossein Alizadeh, kamancheh virtuoso Ardeshir Kamkar, and
percussionist Pejman Haddadi as well as Nazeri, gave a performance
several months ago in Tehran after a 23-year hiatus.

In recognition of the work Nazeri has accomplished on musical
vocalization of lyrics by the Iranian poet Rumi, the French government
presented him with the Chevalier de la LĂ©gion d’honneur medal in 2008.

From: Baghdasarian

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