Concerts and Events

Ritual Music of West Asia

Feb 19/18

The Yarsan of Kurdistan and
Mevlevi Sufis, Order of Jalaluddin Rumi

tanbur (lute) and ney (reed flute)
Monday February 19, 7:30 pm
Free admission
Tea Gallery, Department of Asian Studies, UBC, Vancouver


Introductory Address for the Premiere Screening of Song of God 

A new film by Aref Mohammadi

January 11/18, 7:30 pm

Fairview Library Theatre, 35 Fairview Mall Drive


Ruminate on Rumi Night

Music, Poetry, Silence

Saturday December 16, 7:30

Church of St. Stephens in‐the‐Fields
103 Bellevue Ave (on College St between Bathurst and Spadina)

Free admission


Nachtmusik at Sarv Music Academy

October 16/17

Sarv Music Academy, 2 Greenview Ave (Finch, 1 block west of Yonge)


Music for Mosul in Montreal, June 20/17

Solo improvisations and songs of traditional modal music from Iraq (oud), Kurdistan (tanbur), and Turkey (ney).

June 20, 8 pm

Casa del Popolo

4871 St. Laurent, Montreal

Free admission; voluntary donations taken for relief efforts in the siege of Mosul.

Interviewing Kayhan Kalhor and Alireza Ghorbani

May 16/17


Music for Mosul in Toronto

April 6/17