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Persian National Music Ensemble



Persian National Music Ensemble
UNITED STATES
WASHINGTON, DC  •  Meyer Auditorium  •  Ongoing
 

The five-member ensemble, the Persian National Music Ensemble and Rumi translator Coleman Barks recite Rumi's poetry in English, tell famous stories about the mystic-poet, and then perform his poems in Persian, accompanied by santur (hammered dulcimer), tar (lute), violin, and percussion.

This concert is part of Rumi at 800, a day of music, poetry, special tours, and Persian and Turkish food celebrating the eight-hundredth anniversary of the birth of the poet and mystic Mevlana Jalal-ad-Din Rumi.



Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Web Site



Detailed schedule information:
3:30 pm

Contact: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Smithsonian Institution
1050 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC  20560
Tel: (1) 202 633 48 80

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