Tue Feb 12, 2013 11:42AM
Tehran Symphonic Orchestra is programmed to present performances at the 28th edition of Fajr International Music Festival in Tehran’s Vahdat Hall. The Orchestra, led by Nader Mortezapour, is slated to go on the stage at the closing day of this year’s festival on February 18, 2013. A chorus group conducted by Razmik Ohanian is to accompany the orchestra during the program which will be performed in two parts. The first section will present some famous pieces created by the world’s veteran musicians and composers such as Beethoven, Max Bruch, Alexander Borodin and Cécile Chaminade. Traditional Iranian vocalist Salar Aqili will perform at the second section of the program which is scheduled to present some Persian classical music pieces. Tehran Symphony Orchestra was founded originally as “Municipality Symphony Orchestra" in 1933 in Tehran by Gholam Hossein Minbashian. The Orchestra in its modern form was established by Parviz Mahmoud. FGP/FGP