Persian Classical Music Improvisation - Heart Strums


Crowder Hall, Fed Fox School of Music
1017 N. Olive Road
85721 Tucson , AZ


Wed, 09/21/2016 - 7:00pm to Mon, 12/05/2022 - 1:48pm


Maestro Hossein Alizadeh with Hossein Behroozinia, Behnam Samani and Saba Alizadeh

One of the most important figures in contemporary Iranian music, master composer, instrumentalist, conductor, researcher and teacher Hossein Alizadeh performs new interpretations of classical Persian music. Within this tradition, he offers incomparable reinventions of melodies handed down from master to student through generations.  A virtuoso player of the tar and sehtar, he has performed throughout Europe and North America. He is joined by Hossein Behroozinia (barbat), Behnam Samani (zarb), and Saba Alizadeh (kamancheh). 

About H. Alizadeh: “A visionary with an eye toward the redefinition of classical Persian music.” – LA Weekly

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For more information, contact Amir Mehdi Fathi (661) 378-5647, Peyman Siyari (404) 528-0291, Sahand Sabet (480) 7039396, and Iman Daryaei (618) 210-3684.

Sponsored by the Iranian-Students' Cultural Association in Tucson (ICAT)

Co-sponsored by the Center for Middle Eastern Studiesö School of Middle Eastern & North African Studies, Fred Fox School of Music, Taleghani Lecture Series, Mazda and Neda Shirazi, Nooshin Hashemzadeh and Mohammad Movahed, and

Iransaraa Organization.