Ali Akbar Moradi & Pejman Hadadi: Sacred Music of Kurdistan (RBA)

Saturday, November 23, 20248:00 pm
$40 advance$45 doors$35 SENIOR 65+ STUDENT w/ ID ( advance and at door)doors 7pm

A rare NY appearance of Ali Akbar Moradi and Pejman Hadadi, two of Iran’s most renowned musicians. Moradi is the greatest living master of the tanbour, an ancient 2-stringed long-necked fretted lute traditionally used in religious ceremonies, and Hadadi is the innovative percussionist (tombak, daf) who has been a member of the Dastan Ensemble for over 20 years and collaborated with countless master musicians in Persian and world traditions. They will perform ecstatic and trance-inducing Kurdish music from western Iran – music that is little known in the US. Featured are meditative improvisations based on the repertoire of the Yarsan people, and the beauty and complexities of the art of this region.


This event is a coproduction with Robert Browning Associates and Lotus Music & Dance.

Ali Akbar Moradi & Pejman Hadadi: Sacred Music of Kurdistan (RBA)

Saturday, November 23, 20248:00 pm
$40 advance$45 doors$35 SENIOR 65+ STUDENT w/ ID ( advance and at door)doors 7pm

A rare NY appearance of Ali Akbar Moradi and Pejman Hadadi, two of Iran’s most renowned musicians. Moradi is the greatest living master of the tanbour, an ancient 2-stringed long-necked fretted lute traditionally used in religious ceremonies, and Hadadi is the innovative percussionist (tombak, daf) who has been a member of the Dastan Ensemble for over 20 years and collaborated with countless master musicians in Persian and world traditions. They will perform ecstatic and trance-inducing Kurdish music from western Iran – music that is little known in the US. Featured are meditative improvisations based on the repertoire of the Yarsan people, and the beauty and complexities of the art of this region.


This event is a coproduction with Robert Browning Associates and Lotus Music & Dance.