Guest: Mohammad-Reza Shajarian
Shajarian is an internationally and critically acclaimed Persian traditional singer, composer and ostad (master) of Persian music. He has been called "Iran's greatest living master of traditional Persian music." Shajarian is also known for his skills in Persian calligraphy, and humanitarian activities.
Shajarian is the recipient of numerous awards and distinctions and the following are just a few:
This event will be in Persian and is free and open to the public
Closest parking is at the Oval. Look for Lasuen Mall (located to your left, if facing Memorial Church).
Video: A recent interview with Shajaraian
Iranian artists, musicians give voice to opposition amid censorship - Nearly a year after President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's disputed election victory led to wide-scale protests and a fierce government crackdown, members of Iran's thriving and internationally acclaimed cultural scene have emerged as a driving force for the opposition. -Thomas Erdbrink, Washington Post
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