Friday, 23 March 2012

Happy Norouz!

Persian New Year Norouz Celebrations at SOAS

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Date: 24 March 2012Time: 7:00 PM
Finishes: 24 March 2012Time: 10:30 PM
Venue: Brunei GalleryRoom: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre
Type of Event: Celebration
The Programme includes:
Persian instrumental music by Parvaz Ensemble with Arash Moradi, Niloufar Habibian and Fariborz Kiannejad
Sanaz Sotoudeh (Pianist, Royal Academy of Music) performing Schubert, Schumann and Brahms (inspired by Goethe’s West-Östlicher Divan and the Divan of Hafez)
Hafez animation by Jila Peacock
Afghan music played and sung by Professor John Baily and Veronica Doubleday
Works by British contemporary composer Sally Beamish (inspired by Hafez) sung by Rónan Busfield (Tenor) and accompanied by Sharon Griffiths (Harpist, Scottish Symphony Orchestra)
For further information see the attached PDF file
Raffle Prize:Unique embossed Calligraphy by Jila Peacock
£25 and £15 (Concessions: Students and Senior Citizens) includes refreshments and Persian canapés. To book tickets please visit the SOAS Online Store.
Organiser: Centre for Iranian Studies and the British Institute of Persian Studies
Contact email:
Contact Tel: 020 7898 4330
Sponsor: The Hinduja Brothers

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