TEHRAN.(HONARONLINE) –Acclaimed Iranian kamancheh (spiked fiddle) virtuoso Kayhan Kalhor will publish his new album titled ‘Blue as a Turquoise Night’ on November 12.
The album consists of eight pieces.Indian Composer Sandeep Das (tabla), Canadian Cellist Karen Ouzounian (violoncello), American Conductor Eric Jacobsen, Greater Bridgeport Symphony, and American group New York Gypsy All Stars are contributing to this album.
The World Music Expo (WOMEX) announced Kalhor as the winner of the WOMEX Artist Award in 2019.
Kamancheh is Kalhor’s voice. As he plays, he creates whole languages in which to communicate with people from all over the world, from centuries past and far into the future. Throughout his career, Kalhor has worked with the best musicians from across Iran and studied the folk music of Kurdestan and Khorasan (regions in Iran), allowing all of these voices to permeate his own sound.