World Music Series: Taak Ensemble

17 Oct 2022


Announced by the University of Pittsburgh:

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.

Featured musicians:

Hesam Abedini: vocals

Rambod Dargahi: tombak

Mahtab Nadalian: santur

Ebrahim Poustinchi: tar

Event Date: 
Monday, October 17, 2022 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Sponsored By: 
City of Asylum
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