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World Music Concerts & Festivals

Masters of Persian Music
February 28, 2006
Santa Barbara California

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Masters of Persian Music

Tuesday, February 28

8 pm, UCSB Campbell Hall, Mesa Road, Univ of California, Santa Barbara


Three of the most important figures in classical Persian music return to the U.S. following two sold-out tours: Iran’s great vocalist Mohammad Reza Shajarian; tar (lute) maestro Hossein Alizadeh; and Kayhan Kalhor, a virtuoso of the kamancheh (spike fiddle). They will be joined

by Shajarian’s son, Homayoun Shajarian, on tombak (drum) and vocals.Their program features new works drawing on the rich heritage of Persian classical music and ancient Sufi and contemporary poetry.

General Public $40 / UCSB Students $19

(805) 893-3535