Shahram Nazeri's Musical Tribute To Rumi: In The Path of Rumi

"The most well known classical Persian vocalist, Shahram Nazeri has been a pioneer in incorporating the poetry of Rumi in Persian traditional music.Ustad (maestro) Nazeri specializes in the rich tradition of Sufi music which incorporates the mystical poetry of Rumi, Hafiz, Attar, and other Sufis poets. Shahram Nazeri is known particularly for several decades of works on Rumi poetry. He is Called "the Iranian Nightingale" and usually holds deeply soulful performances. He is also referred to as "the Iranian Pavarotti". Master Nazeri has released over forty recordings to date. UCLA has honored Shahram Nazeri with the Living Legend Award. The United Nations has honored Nazeri with a recognition award for his legendary contribution to the revival of Persian Classical Music. The Irvine City Hall Award of Distinction in Persian music was given to Shahram Nazeri for his contributions in spreading Rumi's spiritual message of peace through the language of music. Shahram Nazeri also received a recognition award from the Congress of the United States and was invited to perform and lecture at Stanford University, Columbia University, University of California Berkeley, University of California Los Angeles UCLA, Emory University in Atlanta, and Harvard University, where he was recognized for his pioneering efforts in introducing Rumi to the West as well as for his innovations in Persian music."

Shahram Nazeri live in Kodak Theater (Los Angeles, California)

Ustad Nazeri singing Rumi with
Armenian Philharmonic Orchestra

چون که من از دست شدم، در ره من شیشه منه
گر بنهی پا بنهم، هر چه بیابم شکنم

Ustad Nazeri singing Rumi with Armenian Philharmonic Orchestra

پيدا شدم، پيدا شدم، پيدای ناپيدا شدم
شيدا شدم، با او بُدم، بی او شدم

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