• 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 11, 2019
    Time: 12:00 PM - 1:30 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. ADDITIONAL VENUE DETAILS: Fine Arts Instructional Center- Auditorium/ Park in Shakespeare Parking Garage and walk straight toward High Street. Enter "Fine Arts Instructional Center" and follow signs to "Auditorium".
    Eastern Connecticut State University 306 High Street, Willimantic, CT 06226
    Date/Time Information:
    4/11/2019 / 12:00 PM
    Contact Information:
    Kevin Bishop 860-333-0297 Kevin@cuatropuntos.org
    Free Admission
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