Rastan to give concert in Tehran 

May 25, 2016

TEHRAN – Rastan, an all-female Iranian folk music ensemble, is scheduled to perform a wide repertoire of songs at the Persian Gulf Hall of the Art Bureau in Tehran on May 26. 

The band led by tar virtuoso Azadeh Amiri will stage traditional pieces by renowned composers Abolhassan Saba, Aref Qazvini and Parviz Yahaqi, and some folk songs from the northern Iranian region of Mazandaran for an audience of females.

The ensemble also features Sara Hasti on kamancheh, Maryam Molla on tompak, Leila Zahiroddini on oud, Sheida Qazi on ney, Saba Ramezan on daf and vocalist Shahpar Zalzar.


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