The Aga Khan Museum presents the page-to-stage world premiere of a multi-media performance written and directed by composer Shahrokh Yadegari.
Through storytelling, music, and images, this work explores the trials of Prince Siavash from the Shah-Nameh (Book of Kings).
Manuscripts and folios of this epic poem — written by the Persian poet Ferdowsi between 977 and 1010 and illustrated over centuries — are on permanent rotational display at the Museum.
EVENT: SIAVASH: The Prince of Hope – Showcase Performance.
DATE: Friday, December 5th, 2014 & Saturday, December 6th, 2014.
TIME: 8:00 p.m. EST, for both days.
VENUE: Aga Khan Museum Auditorium, 77 Wynford Drive, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
The featured artists include Gordafarid (naqal), Siamak Shajarian (vocals), Bahareh Moghtadaie (tombak and percussion), and Keyavash Nourai (violin, cello, kamancheh)
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