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Persian New Year Concert

Saturday, March 25, 3pm

Free for Members, Museum Admission for Non-members 

Limited seating, first come, first seated

In the Mansion

On this happy occasion of Persian New Year, Amir Vahab ensemble will perform songs selected from the poetry of the great Sufi Masters Rumi and Hafez. The ensemble will also perform festive folk and traditional music from the region featuring the ethereal sounding Ney (mystical read flute), Tar (6-stringed long-necked lute), Barbat / Oud (11 stringed short-necked lute) Saz (7-stringed long-necked lute), Daf (large frame drum associated with Sufi rituals), Dohol (double-headed folk barrel drum used most often in celebrations), and Tombak (Persian goblet drum). The concert concludes with the dynamic drumming performance that echoes the universal heartbeat of existence.


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