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Northern California: An evening of music & poetry to celeberate spring, Baharaneh

Baharaneh-iThursday April 12, 2012 – 6PM
Le Petit Trianon Theater

Join us for a spring celebration of music with Persian-tuned pianist, Ramin Zoufonoun featuring his “Spring Suite” based on original compositions,  arrangements of classical Persian songs about spring, as well cross-cultural pieces inspired by American Jazz and Iranian folk music, based on poetry by Rumi and Fereydun Moshiri.

With musical guests Lynea Diaz-Hagan (vocals), Hossein Massoudi (vocals), Jamsheed Agahi (daf, tombak). Guest poet Sholeh Wolpe will read from her new collection, Forbidden: Poems from Iran and its Exiles (books available for purchase)

Ramin Zoufonoun

Ramin Zoufonoun

Note: TEA and Sweets  reception begins at 6 pm.

$10 Students
$20 General admission


Le Petit Trianon
72 North Fifth Street
San Jose, CA 95112

A benefit for Iranian Studies at San Jose State University
For more information:, 408 924-4476
Made possible with a grant from the PARSA Community Foundation
(in collaboration with Iran Heritage Foundation and IHF America)
Co-sponsored by the Silicon Valley Middle East Studies Consortium, the Student Association for Middle East Studies,
MOSAIC Cross Cultural Center, and the Association of Iranian American Writers.

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