Brooklyn Rider with Kayhan Kalhor: Silent City

The ever-adventurous string quartet, Brooklyn Rider, and the master of the Persian kamancheh, kamanchehkamancheh, blur the lines between Western classical music and Eastern traditional sounds in a stunning collaboration inspired by their friendship and boundless curiosity.

Event Date:
May 24 2018 – 7:30pm
Event Location:
The LaSells Stewart Center
Event Cost:
With Series Package $40
With Pick 4 Package 1 $42.50
Single Advance Ticket $45
At the Door $50
OSU Students $0
Ticket Information

Tafakor Monthly (1)

In the first episode of “Persian Culture and Art Nights”, after a short introduction about our ideas for 2017/2018 academic year, we went through some of the most famous traditional and modern Persian poems. Oct 12 is an official day named on behalf of Hafez in Iran and we were lucky to have a guest who is professional in Hafez’s ghazals in our event. Her 10 min talk about Hafez brought an amazing moment to our community.

In the second section of our event, we watched a short movie together. “From the Eastern Lands”, with the magic of music and simple frames the narrator of movie talks about a deep feeling; she illustrates a love and separation of a young couple, due to immigration.

In the last part of this event, Arash read one of the Jalal Al-Ahmed’s short stories. “Aftab-eh Labeh Bam” is about a traditional family in Iran in 1948. Jalal Al-Ahmed talks about the side effects of the overlap of religious and traditions in a family and especially women’s lives.

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