An Evening of Persian Music: Noor, The Path of Light

Friday, February 8, 2019
7:30 PM – 9:00 PM


General Admission

Noor means light. Noor, The Path of Light,  will explore modern connections between two art forms with ancient ties through a powerful crossover between Persian music and a variety of genres including Tuvan, Indian, Jazz, Flamenco and Celtic music.The Lian Ensemble’s members, Houman Pourmehdi, Pirayeh Pourafar, Mani Bolouri, and  Alireza Shahmohammadi, are all passionate and skilled virtuoso performers and composers. Individually and collectively, through their masterful use of traditional Persian instruments, they creatively create a synthesis of mystical world music composed of traditional and folk melodies. Lian Ensemble has emerged as one of the leading groups in World Music today. The ensemble’s music flows effortlessly between a diverse range of styles and traditions, while fearlessly forging a path and sound that is all their own.

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UCSB Students $5
General Admission $15