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From Isfahan to Irvine

Hossein Omoumi is a scholar and musician from Isfahan, Iran. He currently teaches at UC Irvine. A new documentary about his life and innovative teaching style will also be screened. After, Hossein will discuss and demonstrate the structure of classical Persian music by singing and playing the Ney, with vocals from Jessika Kenney, santur accompaniment from Faraz Minooie, and Sina Dehghani playing the tombak.

Details

When:

Tuesday, April 18, 2017. 06:30 PM

Where:

Cubberley Auditorium

Sponsor:

Hamid and Christina Moghadam Program in Iranian Studies and the Festival of Iranian Arts

Contact:

650-724-0939
iranianstudies@stanford.edu

Admission:

Free and open to the public. No RSVP required. Event is in English.