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World Music Series: Taak Ensemble
October 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
To celebrate National Hafez Day (October 12th in Iran), Taak Ensemble pays homage to this legendary 14th-century poet, weaving his poetry into their performance of classical and folk Persian music.
Rooted in Persian music, history, and poetry, Taak Ensemble creates their own unique sound using vocals, tombak (Perisan goblet drum), santur (Persian dulcimer), and tar (Persian lute). Having performed at numerous music festivals, universities, and cultural institutions around the country, this concert marks Taak’s debut at City of Asylum.
Hesam Abedini: vocals
Rambod Dargahi: tombak
Mahtab Nadalian: santur
Ebrahim Poustinchi: tar
About your visit:
The in-house restaurant 40 North will be closed but a cash bar will be available.
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