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Iranian and Russian musicians to perform at Moscow festival
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TEHRAN – Neyanbun virtuoso Mohsen Sharifian, who is the leader of the Iranian band Lian, and percussionist Farhad Safari will be giving a performance with Russian pianist Aleksey Sergunin on June 28 at the Universe of Sound, a international music festival that will be held in Moscow.
“We will be giving the performance in the Rachmaninov Hall by invitation of the Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory,” Sharifian told the Persian service of MNA on Monday.  
“I will do my best to introduce Iranian regional music to the world and I hope this concert will facilitate the participation of Iranian musicians at other international events,” he added.
The Lian band from the southern Iranian city of Bushehr performs a range of percussion instruments and the neyanbun, a kind of bagpipe which is played in southern Iran.
The Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory has been holding “The Universe of Sound” since 2003.
The festival aims to familiarize the general public of various countries, especially young people, with the sounds, musical traditions and scientific discoveries of different civilizations.

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