April 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm $15
This is the final concert of the Passport to Worlds of Music series. This special music and lecture concert will introduce you to the sounds, aesthetics, and cultural significance of the music from Iran.
Music of Iran
Kourosh Taghavi, master traditional musician from Iran and Center for World Music artist-teacher, will speak about different concepts in Persian classical music, focusing on the art of improvisation. Persian classical music consists of seven dastgah (modal systems) which have different intervals, characteristics, and emotions. He will improvise in one of the dastgah to demonstrate these artistic concepts.
This is a casual BYOB event. Feel free to bring refreshments for yourself and your friends.
5:30pm Doors Open
6:00pm Introductions and Performance Begins
Proceeds support world music programs for school children across San Diego County.
We highly recommend purchasing tickets in advance to reserve your space. Because of the intimate and informal nature of the space, tickets are limited to 35 guests. A small number of tickets will be sold at the door.
Financial support is provided by the City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture.