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Eishan Ensemble in Concert

24 November 2019

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Ticket Prices

Standard:
$37.00
Concession:
$35.00
30 under 30:
$30.00

Performance Details

Sunday 24 November, 4pm
Duration:
120min
Venue:
Street 1

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Diversity Arts Australia’s Glazia Perez talks about Stories from the Future and the recent ACT workshop with culturally diverse creatives and arts workers at The Street. “The ACT doesn’t diverge far from the national perspectives, but each state brings their own focus and the ACT was especially focused on advocating for sustainable support systems for artists and united approach to creating change with other artists.”

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“… casts a spell all its own… astonishing power and convulsive impact…” – John Shand, SMH ★★★★½
“Eishan Ensemble is a rare attempt in fusing contemporary Persian classical music with modern jazz… a flawless combination, as evidenced by the fine compositions on this debut recording.” – Songlines UK ★★★★

Lead by acclaimed Persian-Australian tar player and composer, Hamed Sadeghi, Eishan Ensemble draws on contemporary and classical music traditions of both East and West. The ensemble’s repertoire consists predominantly of Sadeghi’s original compositions with diverse improvisatory idioms featured powerfully. Variously described as “Persian chamber jazz” and “Middle-Eastern jazz fusion”, Eishan Ensemble defies neat labels.

With Hamed Sadeghi on tar, Pedram Layegh on classical guitar, Michael Avgenicos on saxophone, Elsen Price on double bass and Adem Yilmaz on percussion, the layered soundscapes Eishan Ensemble create together are driven by the individual talents of each member as much as by the compositions themselves.

Formed in 2016, Eishan Ensemble have performed internationally in Iran, Malaysia, Singapore, The Phillipines and Taiwan; with local performances across Australia. Their first album, Nim Dong, was released in late 2018 to critical acclaim and it is going to be presented on a tour across Europe in 2020.

Persian tar - Hamed Sadeghi

Saxophone - Michael Avgenicos 

Acoustic guitar - Pedram Layegh

Double bass - Elsen Price 

Adem Yilmaz - Percussions

 

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THE STREET PRESENTS
EISHAN ENSEMBLE IN CONCERT
SUNDAY 24TH NOVEMBER 4PM

TICKETS:
STANDARD: $37
CONCESSION: $35
30 UNDER 30: $30

 

 

STREET ONE | RESERVED 120MINS INCLUDING INTERVAL

Location

15 Childers St,

City West ACT 2601

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Monday - Friday: 10am - 3pm

+ 1.5 hours prior to performance

 

02 6247 1223
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