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Celebrating Nowruz - the Persian New Year
Seeded by pacificsymphony on 9 Mar 2012
Author: PacificSymphonyOrg
Pacific Symphony's Celebration of Nowruz, the Persian New Year, and the premiere of Richard Danielpour's epic oratorio "Toward a Season of Peace" are discussed by John Forsyte (Pacific Symphony President), Carl St.Clair (Pacific Symphony Music Director), Anoosheh M. Oskouian (Pacific Symphony Board Member) and Richard Danielpour (composer). NOWRUZ-CELEBRATING SPRING March 22-24, 2012, 8 p.m. March 25, 2012, 3 p.m. Carl St.Clair - conductor Farhad Mechkat - conductor Shams Ensemble Hila Plitmann - soprano Pacific Chorale, John Alexander - artistic director PROGRAM: Kodaly: Dances of Galanta (March 22-24 only) Traditional Persian Music: performed by the Shams Ensemble and Pacific Symphony Danielpour: Toward a Season of Peace (world premiere) SPECIAL FESTIVAL CONCERT March 27, 2012 Shams Ensemble performs Traditional Persian Music For more information about Richard Danielpour and Toward a Season of Peace, see the videos below: Richard Danielpou
Instrument: Soprano
Festival: American Composers Festival