Tehran Symphony Orchestra to perform at Vahdat Hall

January 28, 2019

TEHRAN – The Tehran Symphony Orchestra will perform at Tehran’s Vahdat Hall on January 30 and 31.

Speaking to at a press conference on Sunday, conductor Shahrdad Rohani said that the orchestra is scheduled to perform a different repertoire of pieces by a number of world-renowned composers.

“Carnival Overture” by Czech composer Antonin Dvorak and “Symphony No. 2” by Russian composer Sergei Rachmaninoff are the highlights of the repertoire. 

The repertoire also includes “Baroque Flamenco” by American musician Deborah Henson and “Peter and the Wolf” by Russian composer Sergei Prokofiev.

Veteran Iranian voice actor George Petrosi will collaborate as a narrator in performing “Peter and the Wolf”.

“This is the beginning of our winter performances as we will also give a concert during the Fajr Music Festival,” Rohani said.

“I am really proud that we have a large number of young audiences as well as the young musicians in our orchestra,” he added.

Photo: Conductor Shahrdad Rohani acknowledges the audience after a performance by the Tehran Symphony Orchestra in an undated photo.

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