• Sounds of Persia: Traditional music from Iran for santur and strings.

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    Name: Sounds of Persia: Traditional music from Iran for santur and strings.
    Date: April 12, 2019
    Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM EDT
    Event Description:
    DESCRIPTION: Cuatro Puntos String Quartet will be joined by Persian santur master Dr. Dariush Saghafi and Iranian-American composer Reza Vali. Get lost in a soundscape foreign from Western musical traditions as Dr. Saghafi performs a traditional improvised solo on santur, then hear two traditions merge as the Cuatro Puntos String Quartet and Dr. Saghafi perform Dr. Vali's compositions. PROGRAM: -Introduction by Dr. Reza Vali, Carnegie Melon University -Traditional Persian Improvised Santur Solo (Ashoob mode) (15 min) - Dr. Dariush Saghafi -Reza Vali: Calligraphy #14 in Ashoob Mode (8 min) - Dr. Dariush Saghafi & Resident Musicians of Cuatro Puntos -Reza Vali: String Quartet No. 4, Ormavi (26 min) - Resident Musicians of Cuatro Puntos. Free Admission- Suggested Contribution $10, if able.
    Location:
    Lutheran Church of St. Mark 75 Griswold St., Glastonbury, CT 06033
    Date/Time Information:
    04/12/2019 / 7:00PM
    Contact Information:
    Kevin Bishop 860-333-0297 Kevin@cuatropuntos.org
    Fees/Admission:
    Free Admission- Suggested Contribution $10, if able.
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