New secretary appointed to Fajr Intl. Music Festival

July 16, 2018

TEHRAN – Deputy Culture Minister for Artistic Affairs Seyyed Mojtaba Hosseini has appointed composer Shahin Farhat as secretary of the 34th Fajr International Music Festival.

Farhat is the composer of over eighty symphonies, including “Iranian Lady”, “Damavand”, “Persian Gulf”, “Muhammad (S)”, “Martyrs” and “Iran”.

“Ruhollah Symphony”, a piece that Farhat composed in memory of Imam Khomeini, the founder of the Islamic Republic, was premiered by the Tehran Symphony Orchestra in May 2017.

Photo: Composer Shahin Farhat in an undated photo

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