Kayhan Kalhor

15 May 10.00pm – 10.54pm

Grammy Award nominee and internationally-acclaimed master of the kamancheh (spiked fiddle) Kalhor has made a string of albums for ECM, exploring the future of Persian music, while remaining firmly rooted in its ancient tradition. This is exhilarating music of bittersweet poignancy that has captivated audiences the world over.

Performance runs: c.75 minutes

“Kalhor had the audience mesmerized. The kamancheh was soothing to the ears and relaxing to the mind… the entire concert was improvised, which was truly remarkable.” The Upcoming