Hayiran Ensemble by Rumi Canada

PERFORMANCE

Hayiran Ensemble by Rumi Canada

Date: Saturday, February 15, 2020, 7:30 pm
Price: $40, $36 Friends, $30 students and seniors

Limited rush seats available on the day of performance. Please visit our box office 90 minutes before showtime.  Limit of two per person.

 

Join us for a night of reimagined Persian music from Hayiran Ensemble,  a quintet featuring Shaho Andalibi, Amir Koushkani, and Farzad AttarJafari. Inspired by the diversity of Iran’s regional music, the ensemble fuses traditional, folkloric, spiritual, and modern styles to create a transcendent new sound, united with Sufi whirling.

 

The ensemble takes its name from a stage in the Sufi spiritual journey. Meaning bewilderment, hayiran comes with years of training and is a type of ecstasy that is not be talked about, only experienced.  

 

Hayiran Ensemble is comprised of Shaho Andalibi (ney/vocals), Amir Koushkani (tar/vocals), Naghmeh Farahmand (percussion), Nima Haghighi (cello), and Farzad AttarJafari (whirling dervish).

 

Presented in collaboration with Rumi Canada, this performance is part of our 2019/20 season, Listening to Each Other, which pays tribute to the role of the performing arts in celebrating diversity, preserving culture, and spurring social change.

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Presented in collaboration with Rumi Canada


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Sponsored by Gulshan and Pyarali G. Nanji Family Foundation


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