New West Symphony – Tour of Iran Festival
April 11, 2021 @ 3:00 pm EDT - 4:30 pm EDT
Daniel Vnukowski performs Enchanted Garden: Joy by Behzad Ranjbaran together with musicians from the New West Symphony.
Online Symphony Concert and Cultural Festival
New West Symphony’s Global Sounds. Local Cultures season continues with A Tour of Iran, exploring centuries old traditions of Iranian poetic and musical cultural influences on the western world. Award-winning mezzo soprano Sasha Cooke and Iranian instrumentalists Pejman Hadadi and Masoud Rezaei join the New West Symphony on this musical voyage. GRAMMY-winning Artistic and Music Director Michael Christie leads the orchestra in western classical masterworks by Handel, Rameau, Gounod and the timeless overture to Mozart’s Magic Flute. Iranian composers Behzad Ranjbaran, Masoud Rezaei and Golfam Khayam share their inspiration from Iranian sites and poetry.
This festival is presented in partnership with Farhang Foundation
Established in 2008 in Los Angeles, Farhang Foundation is a nonreligious, nonpolitical, not-for-profit, member-supported foundation with a mission to celebrate and promote Iranian art and culture for the benefit of the community at large.