An Evening of Iranian Classical Music

Iranian Classical music

“An Evening of Iranian Classical Music” will be presented at Fresno State at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, in the Music Building Concert Hall as part of The Middle East Studies Lecture, Performance and Film Series. Behrouz Sadeghian will perform the santur (a hammered dulcimer of Iranian origin) and Faramarz Amiri will perform the zarb (a goblet-shaped drum) and daf.

The free, public event is co-sponsored by the Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute; Parsa Foundation; Middle East Studies Program, Persian Language and Culture Studies, World Cultures and Globalization Cohort, Department of Music, Global Music Lecture Series, California State University, Fresno.  INFO: Dr. Partow Hooshmandrad, music professor, at

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