BAHARANEH: An Evening of Music and Poetry to Celebrate Spring PastThursday, Apr 12, 2012 ,
Join us for a spring celebration of music with Persian-tuned pianist, Ramin Zoufonoun featuring his "Spring Suite" based on original compositions, arrangements of classical Persian songs about spring, as well cross-cultural pieces inspired by American Jazz and Iranian folk music, based on poetry by Rumi and Fereydun Moshiri. With musical guests Lynea Diaz-Hagan (vocals), Hossein Massoudi (vocals), Jamsheed Agahi (daf, tombak). Guest poet Sholeh Wolpe will read from her new collection, Forbidden: Poems from Iran and its Exiles (books available for purchase)
Note: TEA and Sweets reception begins at 6 pm.
$10 students/$20 general admission - advanced ticket purchase at Brown Paper Tickets