Tehran. (Iranart)- Iranian vocalist Hossein Noursharq started his two-day concert of Persian music in Russia on May 31.
He performs at the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory and the House of Culture in Borovsk.
In this performance, Iranian musicians including Hamid Qanbari on percussion, Ashkan Moradi and Mehrdad Masoudi-Farid on kamancheh (an Iranian bowed string instrument and the historical ancestor of the European violin family), and Siavash Valipour on santur (a hammered dulcimer of Iranian or Mesopotamian origins) will accompany two Russian musicians playing alto violin and cello to present famous pieces from the repertoire of Iranian music and some of the compositions of Valipour.
Noursharq lives and works in Iran and Russia. Through his rich vocal abilities and exciting manner of singing, as well as a deep knowledge and understanding of the classical Iranian system of making music (radif), he actively develops the ancient traditions of Iranian musical culture.
Noursharq is also a member of the Department for International Affairs at Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory and works as the lead specialist in relations with the Middle East countries.
Source: Iran Daily