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MAHSA VAHDAT & ATABAK ELYASI IN An Evening of traditional and original Persian music
St. Cyprian's Church
San Francisco, CA
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MAHSA VAHDAT & ATABAK ELYASI IN An Evening of traditional and original Persian music
An evening of traditional and original Persian Music with
MAHSA VAHDAT and ATABAK ELYASI

hauntingly graceful, achingly poignant vocals -World Music Central

Mahsa Vahdat was trained in classical Persian singing and regional folk music by master musicians in Iran. After the Iran's Islamic Revolution in 1979, public female singing was banned. To this day, female singers can only perform for authorized women-only audiences or alongside a male voice, and can never perform solo in public.  She and her husband, internationally renowned composer, instrumentalist and music educator Atabak Elyasi now live in the US.

Mahsas repertoire is inspired by regional and traditional music from Iran infused with her unique and resilient artistic sensibility. Her song lyrics are mostly mystical and love poems by great Persian poets like Hafez, Rumi, Saadi, who lived several centuries ago, as well as works contemporary Iranian poetry speaking about Iranian society.

Recording on the highly regarded Norwegian world music label, Kirkelig Kulturverksted, her recent solo album, "The Sun Also Rises" has received rave reviews worldwide: Mahsa Vahdat has masterfully proven how its possible for Persian music to continue evolving. Neil van der Linden, Songlines magazine
With a voice that is as rich as it is expressive, Mahsa Vahdat is the certainly the gold standard for Iranian vocalists." TJ Nelson, World Music Central

An active campaigner for human rights, Mahsa is an award-winning ambassador of Freemuse, an independent international organization advocating freedom of expression for musicians and composers worldwide. She has attracted considerable attention with her work on the record "Lullabies from the Axis of Evil," and her new solo album "The Sun Also Rises."
She was guest soloist with the Womens choir, Kitka in one of the highlights of our concert season last year,

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St. Cyprian's Church (View)
2097 Turk St.(near Masonic)
San Francisco, CA 94115
United States

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Music > All Ages
Music > Folk
Music > Global
Music > Singer/Songwriter
Music > Spiritual
Music > World

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