Zahhák: Dragon King of Persia - World première of a new stage work by Hossein Hadisi Past

Saturday, Oct 26, 2013 ,
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
- London, United Kingdom

Cambridge Shahnama Centre in Association with Iran Heritage Foundation (London) present:

World première of a new stage work by Hossein Hadisi for voices, percussion and dance. The piece celebrates the Persian minstrels' art of Naqqáli by reenacting the ancient myth of Zahhák from the Persian 'Book of Kings'. The music is performed by EXAUDI, one of Britain’s leading contemporary music ensembles, and six dancers from London Contemporary Dance School.

Director and Composer: Hossein Hadisi
Art Director, Costume and Stage Design: Pegah Salimi
Movement Director: Rick Nodine
Music Performed by Ensemble Exaudi
Repetiteur: James Weeks
Juliet Fraser (soprano), Lucy Goddard (alto), Alastair Putt (tenor), Simon Whiteley (bass)
Dancers: Manuela Sarcone, Julie Schmidt Andreasen, Ellen Nous, Camila Gutierrez, Ffion Campbell-Davies, Mari-Halina Colbert

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