Classical Persian Music: Hossein Omoumi, from Isfahan to Irvine

05 February 2018 07:00 PM – 09:00 PM
Location: Schoenberg Hall, 445 Charles E Young Drive East, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA, Los Angeles, California, United States
Category: Department of Ethnomusicology

A Special Film Screening
Classical Persian Music: Hossein Omoumi, from Isfahan to Irvine

Hesam Abedini, Irvine - USA, 2016 (54 mins)

Monday, February 5, 7pm
Schoenberg Hall

Free Admission, but we request that you reserve your seats on this page: Tickets

Screening of the documentary film “From Isfahan to Irvine” followed by an educational concert by Hossein Omoumi and his students. Omoumi has made it his life's mission to provide global access to classical Persian music. This documentary film introduces the history and beauty of classical Persian music through his innovations in education and musical technology. The film engages a diverse audience, following this compelling musician while also providing insight into Persian music itself. This documentary film is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts and a generous grant from Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute.

This program is made possible by the Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Fund for Iranian Music established by Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute. 

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