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A Tour of Iran

A Tour of IranNew West Symphony’s Global Sounds. Local Cultures season continues with A Tour of Iran, exploring centuries old traditions of Iranian poetic and musical cultural influences on the western world. Award-winning mezzo soprano Sasha Cooke and Iranian instrumentalists Pejman Hadadi and Masoud Rezaei join the New West Symphony on this musical voyage.

New West Symphony’s Global Sounds. Local Cultures season continues with A Tour of Iran, exploring centuries old traditions of Iranian poetic and musical cultural influences on the western world. Award-winning mezzo soprano Sasha Cooke and Iranian instrumentalists Pejman Hadadi and Masoud Rezaei join the New West Symphony on this musical voyage. GRAMMY-winning Artistic and Music Director Michael Christie leads the orchestra in western classical masterworks by Handel, Rameau, Gounod and the timeless overture to Mozart’s Magic Flute. Iranian composers Behzad Ranjbaran, Masoud Rezaei and Golfam Khayam share their inspiration from Iranian sites and poetry.

This festival is presented in partnership with Farhang Foundation

A TOUR OF IRAN
Premieres Sunday, April 11, 2021 at 3:00 PM pst

MICHAEL CHRISTIE, CONDUCTOR
SASHA COOKE, Mezzo Soprano
PEJMAN HADADI, Tombak and Daf
MASOUD REZAEI, Setar

KHAYAM: Seven Valleys of Love for Strings (Simorgh, Murmuration)
MOZART: Magic Flute Overture
RANJBARAN: Enchanted Garden: Joy
RAMEAU: Suite from Zoroastre
HANDEL: Xerxes: “Ombra mai fu”
GOUNOD: from the Opera “Faust”
Entr’Acte | Faites lui mes aveux (Flower Song) |Si le bonheur (When fortune beckons)
REZAEI: From album “Nothingness”
“Another Birth” | “Cold Autumn” | “Failure”

Reception with Michael Christie and guest artists will follow immediately after the concert.

Presenter / Producer: New West Symphony

Listed Categories
Music > Classical
Music > International
Music > Contemporary Classical / New Music


Event Phone: 805-497-5800

Venue
New West Symphony Online Virtual Event
2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd.
Thousand Oaks CA 91362

Regions:
Ventura, Santa Barbara & San Luis Obispo


Performance Dates: 4/11/2021
Sunday, 04/11/2021

Performance Times
3:00 PM

Ticket Information:
A Concert Passport, including the concert plus complementary content to enrich your experience, is $25 per household. https://newwestsymphony.org/2020-21-virtual-season/tour-of-iran/

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