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Large Iranian choir to perform Carmina Burana in Tehran
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TEHRAN – The Tehran Choir and the Bahman Cultural Center’s Choir and a children’s choir of 20 singers have teamed up to perform Carmina Burana, a scenic cantata composed by Carl Orff, at Tehran’s Vahdat Hall for three nights next week.
 
The 200-member choir will be conducted by Mehdi Qasemi during the concerts, which will begin on March 7, the Persian service of MNA reported on Tuesday.
 
Carmina Burana is a scenic cantata composed by Carl Orff in 1935 and 1936, based on 24 poems from the medieval collection Carmina Burana.
 
The Tehran Choir was established in 1999 by Qasemi and has so far performed Iranian and Western classic songs. They have also collaborated with contemporary musicians in their concerts.
 
Bahman Cultural Center’s Choir was established in 2001, and has also far received several awards in several editions of Fajr International Music Festival. Arash Fallahi is the conductor of the choir.
 
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