From the Ancient Valley

Intersection presents a program inspired by Kurdish and Persian culture

 March 16, 2018  7:30 pm  Quattro Evento Receptions  

PERFORMERS: Kelly Corcoran, conductor | Intersection Musicians | Shahab Paranj, tombak | Janna Baty, mezzo-soprano | Reza Vali, composer

Behzad Ranjbaran: Isfahan (2007)
Reza Vali: Folk Songs, Set No. 8 (1989)
Henry Cowell: Persian Set (1957)
Shahab Paranj: The Unattained
Plus additional works to be announced 

Join Intersection as we experience vibrant music composed and inspired by Kurdish and Persian culture. From the Ancient Valley will feature three visiting musicians – Persian composer and instrumentalist Shahab Paranj playing the tombak, a Persian drum; Iranian composer Reza Vali; and acclaimed mezzo-soprano Janna Baty – alongside Intersection musicians and local Kurdish artistsBaty will perform Vali’s Folk Songs, Paranj will perform virtuoso percussive works exploring Persian and Kurdish percussion, along with several of his own compositions for Western instruments. Other works include pieces by Persian composer Behzad Ranjbaran and Henry Cowell’s Persian Set.

Quattro Evento Receptions is located 403 Allied Drive, Nashville, TN 37211

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