Ney Maestro Hossein Omoumi to Perform at A World in Trance festival in New York

Hossein Omoumi – Photo by Marco Prozzo

Persian ney (flute) virtuoso and vocalist Hossein Omoumi is set to perform a concert of Persian classical and Sufi music on Sunday, April 29, 2017 at Roulette in Downtown Brooklyn, New York. This is the closing concert of A World in Trance festival.

Hossein Omoumi has toured and recorded with many of Iran’s leading artists, including Parissa, and introduced significant innovations to the ney and Iranian percussion. He will be joined by vocalist Jessika Kenney, Amir Koushkani (setar and tar lutes), and Hamin Honari (tombak , drum, daf). Their program of mystical and spiritual Persian music is influenced by the Isfahan school, which is based on vocal repertoire and poetry; included are works by Rumi and Attar.

Roulette, 509 Atlantic Avenue (at 3rd Avenue), Downtown Brooklyn
roulette.org
Information and tickets: www.robertbrowningassociates.com/hossein-omoumi.html

Author: World Music Central News Department

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