Shaharam Nazeri in Concert کنسرت استاد شهرام ناظری | ۱۵ ژوئیه در ملبورن
July 15 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Maestro Shaharam Nazeri is a contemporary Iranian tenor of Kurdish ancestry who sings classical Kurdish music and Persian music from Kermanshah. He is one of Iran’s most respected vocalists. He has been accompanied by some of the authorities of Persian traditional music such as Jalil Shahnaz, Alizadeh, Jalal Zolfonoun, Payvar. Biography :
He was the first vocalist to set Rumi’s poetry to Iranian music thirty-five years ago, thus establishing a tradition of Sufi music within both Iranian classical music and his music was instrumental in introducing Western musical audiences to both Sufism and to the poetry of Rumi. The New York Times has dubbed him the Persian Nightingale and the Christian Science Monitor has called him Iran’s Pavarotti.
Nazeri has released over forty recordings to date. His Gol-e Sadbarg (The One-hundred-petalled Rose) is among the best-selling albums of Persian classical music and Sufi music in the history.
He specializes in the rich tradition of Sufi music, which turns to song the mystical poetry of Rumi, Hafez, Attar, and others. Nazeri is known particularly for several decades of works on Rumi poetry. He is also working on the composition and arrangement of a symphony on Firdowsi’s masterpiece Shahnameh. Nazeri is Called “the Iranian nightingale” and usually holds deeply soulful performances. He is also referred to as “the Pavarotti of Iran”.
On September 28, 2007 he was presented France’s Chevalier des Arts et Lettres medal for his lifetime achievements in Persian Classical music.
Prestigious “lifetime achievement award”, House of Music Celebration.(2007)
Asia Society has awarded him by the prestigues Lifetime Cultural Heritage Award along with Secretary General of United Nation on Nov 2007