Tirgan Opening Ceremony: Arash the Archer - An Operatic Narration

Operatic Narration of Arash the Archer

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By Iranian-Canadian Composers of Toronto, [ICOT] Featuring ICOT Symphony Orchestra, Choir and Narrators Based on Arash-e Kamangir (Arash the Archer) by Siavash Kasrai Arash the Archer is an operatic narration of one of the most well known Iranian myths which has captivated many with its universal values such as redemption, hope and sacrifice. ICOT created a new version of the story directed by Siavash Shabanpour.Arash the Archer is a musical collage incorporating operatic singing, orchestral music, theatrical elements, video and stage design. Composers: Keyan Emami, Afarin Mansouri Tehrani, Saman Shahi, Pouya Hamidi, Maziar Heidari Conductor: Maziar Heidari Orchestra Manager : Saman Shahi Music Director: Maziar Heidari Solo Soprano: Kamelia Dara Sound Designer: Pouya Hamidi Illustrator: Touka Neyestani Director, Stage Director and Dramaturge: Siavash Shabanpour

Actors: Pooria Fard, Ghazal Parto, Mahmoud Ramezani, Siavash Shabanpour, Shadi Shahkhalili

Costume Design: Farnoosh Talebpour

Lighting Designer: Raha Javanfar Projections Designers: Raha Javanfar, Pouyan Jafarizadeh Photographer: Zahra Saleki Production Manager: Arsalan Alizadeh Stage Manager: Mira Ray Assistant Sound Designer: Sina Shahrestani Cinematographer: Mehran Jabbari

WHEN:

Thu, 07/18/2013 - 21:00

DURATION :1 Hour

LOCATION:Westjet stage, Harbourfront Centre

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