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Nowruz Iranian New Year

Nowruz Iranian New Year

Start Date: March 26, 2022
End Date: March 26, 2022
Start Time: 8:00 PM
Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa, CA
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Nowruz is the Iranian New Year, also known as the Persian New Year, which begins during the spring. marking the first day of Farvardin, the first month of the Iranian solar calendar. It is celebrated worldwide by various ethnolinguistic groups and falls on or around March 21 of the Gregorian calendar. it is a time to celebrate the rebirth of nature and wash away the past.

The program will feature works of Vivaldi, Mussorgsky and contemporary Iranian symphonic music performed by Pacific Symphony. Joining the Symphony for this festive celebration are vocalist Alireza Ghorbani, guest conductor Shardad Rohani, vocalist Mojgan Shajarian and guitarist Lily Afshar.

It has been celebrated by diverse communities for over 3,000 years in Western Asia, Central Asia, the Caucasus, the Black Sea Basin, the Balkans, and South Asia.

Carl St. Clair, conductor
Pacific Symphony

Program and soloists to be announced

Come Celebrate this Nowruz with Pacific Symphony.

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Doors open at 6:45 p.m.

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