Parissa and Dastan Ensemble from Iran (Persian Traditional Music)
Lady Parissa is a legendary world-renowned Persian classical vocalist and musician. Lady Parissa has published many albums and performed numerous concerts throughout the world last 40 years. Dastan Ensemble is an acclaimed and well-respected Persian classical music ensemble with more than 20 years of performing on the world stage with renowned Persian vocalists over the past two decades. The night will be filled with intoxicating traditional Persian music as well mystical poetry of Persian Poets Rumi and Hafez advocating tolerance, love and humanity. Co-sponsors: Persian Art Center in Carolina, Persian Students Association at Duke, Iranian Cultural Society of NC, Nasher Museum, Dept of Music at Duke, Graduate Students Asso. of Iranians at Duke,The Program in Women's Studies, Duke's Office of Durham & Regional Affairs and the Office of Vice Provost for Arts.