Iranian Studies Lecture Series: A Conversation with Mohammad-Reza Shajarian

Sponsored by Iranian Studies Program


Friday, May 28, 2010
6:00 pm –
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Cubberley Auditorium, School of Education Building Closest parking is at the Oval. Look for Lasuen Mall (located to your left, if facing Memorial Church).
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Event Details:

Guest: Mohammad-Reza Shajarian

Shajarian is an internationally and critically acclaimed Persian traditional singer, composer and ostad (master) of Persian music. He has been called "Iran's greatest living master of traditional Persian music." Shajarian is also known for his skills in Persian calligraphy, and humanitarian activities.

Shajarian is the recipient of numerous awards and distinctions and the following are just a few:

* Nushin medal (2008)

* The UNESCO award - theUNESCO Mozart Medal (2006)

* Nominated for Grammy award in Best World Music (2006)

* Nominated for Grammy award in Best World Music (2004)

* Iran's best classical vocalist (2000)

* Golden Picasso Medal (1999), one ofUNESCO's

highest honors

* National radio and television golden cup (1977)

* Prize presented by Turkish parliament speaker (1976)

Admission Info

This event will be in Persian and is free and open to the public

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