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Inside In - ACF 2012 Nowruz Festival
Seeded by pacificsymphony on 8 Mar 2012
Author: PacificSymphonyOrg
Pacific Symphony in collaboration with Farhang Foundation invites you to a musical celebration of Nowruz, the Iranian New Year, for the American Composers Festival 2012.The Iranian New Year — marking the arrival of spring — has been celebrated since ancient times. This year, join your neighbors in a program of festive Persian music featuring the Shams Ensemble. Also, Music Director Carl St.Clair leads the Symphony in Richard Danielpour's new oratorio "Toward a Season of Peace," featuring Grammy-winning soprano Hila Plitmann and Pacific Chorale. Iran's pre-eminent conductor Farhad Mechkat leads the orchestra in Kodaly's Dances of Galanta. The Nowruz festival takes place March 22-27. For more information visit
Work: Danielpour: Toward a Season of Peace
Artist: Hila Plitmann
Presenter: Pacific Symphony
Period: 21st Century
Festival: American Composers Festival