Aug 20, IRNA
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad attended a suite symphony performed by famous Iranian-Armenian composer Loris Tjeknavorian Sunday evening.
'The Prophet of Love and Hope' symphony dedicated to the holy prophet of Islam, Hazrat Mohammad (Peace Be Upon Him), was composed by Mehdi Shojaei and prepared for orchestra by Tjeknavorian.
It is performed by Tehran Orchestra at the Vahdat Hall, downtown Tehran.
The symphony is a combination of music, words and musical play.
President Ahmadinejad went on the stage at the end of the program to appreciate Tjeknavorian and his group for performing the piece.
"Art is the most beautiful way of expressing the truth," said the president.
The symphony will be performed until August 24 after being extended twice due to massive public welcome.
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