Nava Ensemble

2023sat17jun7:30 pmNava EnsembleIranian Music, Storytelling and Sufi Dancing + Instrument Museum: in partnership with TD Halifax Jazz Fest7:30 pm BUY TICKETSMORE INFOEvent TypeLive Music,World


(Saturday) 7:30 pm



Event Details

The TD Halifax Jazz Festival and King’s Theatre have teamed up to bring you a very special Pay What You Choose concert of Classical Iranian Music, Storytelling, and Sufi Dancing plus mini music museum!

Iranian musician Mohammad Sahraei will be joined by an ensemble of amazing world musicians. The show will include Classical Iranian Music, Storytelling, and Sufi Dancing, the mystical spinning dance of the whirling dervish. Mohammad will also be bringing his collection of World Instruments to show!

  • Mohammad Sahraei: Tar and Dotar
  • Saeid Foroughi: Santoor
  • Sajjad Fanaee: Vocal
  • Pouya Shekarriz: Tombak
  • Janice Jackson: Vocal
  • Lukas Pearse: Bass
  • Behrooz Mihankhah: Piano
  • Ehsan Dehghanizadeh: Tar
  • Nikoo Mansourifar:Daff
  • Dancer:  Mahsa Majidi

Mohammad Sahraei , who came to Halifax, NS in 2017, is a musician and ethnomusicologist originally from Iran, is a multi-instrumentalist (Tar, Setar, Dotar, Daff and Robab). His composition and performance are focused on the music of Middle East and Central Asia. Mohammad has traveled internationally, researching the music of each country he has visited and collecting more than 60 different and unusual musical instruments.  His aim is to establish Canada’s first music museum in Halifax, and he has taken the first step towards that goal with the World Music Museum, a registered non-profit with a board of seven well-known musicians and businessmen from the area.

TD Halifax Jazz Festival | Jazz Festivals Canada

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