The Voice of the Santur

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23 January 2015

Time: 7:00pm
Venue: Chapel of St Benet, Mile End Campus

FREE ADMISSION (no ticket required)
Born in Shiraz, Iran, Peyman Heydarian is an award winning music scientist and santur performer. A computer scientist and musicologist, he adopted innovative tuning systems and performance techniques to play a multi-ethnic repertoire on Iranian santur (Hammered Dulcimer), and developed computer algorithms for the analysis of Persian musical signals.

He is a graduate of Shiraz University, Tarbiat Modarres University and Queen Mary University of London. He has toured the world with a multi-ethnic programme ‘The Voice of Santur’, performing Persian, Kurdish, Greek, Armenian, Turkish and Ceilidh (Scottish and Irish) music.

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