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From Isfahan to Irvine

April 18, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Hossein Omoumi
Event Sponsor: 
Hamid and Christina Moghadam Program in Iranian Studies and Part of the Stanford Festival of Iranian Arts

Hossein Omoumi is a scholar and musician from Isfahan, Iran. He currently teaches at UC Irvine. A new documentary about his life, made by Hesam Abedimi, and innovative teaching style will also be screened (in Farsi with English subtitles). After, Hossein will discuss and demonstrate the structure of classical Persian music by singing and playing the Ney, with vocals from Jessika Kenney, santur accompaniment from Faraz Minooie, and Sina Dehghani playing the tombak.

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Cubberley Auditorium

Free and open to the public. No RSVP required. Event is in English.

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