Music for the Persian santur | University of Oxford

Music for the Persian santur

Speaker
Peyman Heydarian
Event date
Event time
13:15 - 13:45
Venue
Jacqueline du Pré Music Building
St Hilda's College
Cowley Place
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX4 1DY
Event type
Concerts
Event cost
FREE
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
Not required

Title: A Persian santur recital

Part I: A mind journey to Iran, composed by Peyman Heydarian in mahur mode

Part II: Pishdaramad, Naqmeh, Aman hey Aman, Az Nok-e Mojgan, Reng in Esfehan mode

Dr Peyman Heydarian, born in Shiraz, Iran is an award-winning music scientist and santur virtuoso. Peyman learned Persian music under the supervision of music masters, such as Mojtaba Mirzadeh and Pashang Kamkar. His main instrument is the santur. He has developed his own performance style and has adopted innovative tuning systems and techniques to play a multi-ethnic repertoire on the instrument.

Admission is free, refreshments are served and all are welcome!