Yalda Night Concert


YALDA: A Winter Solstice Concert

December 22, 2019 | 8 pm
Blueshore Centre for Performing Arts at Capilano University
2055 Purcell Way, North Vancouver

The VICO is proud to present an evocative, contemplative evening of chamber music for voice and intercultural strings, bringing light and warmth to the longest night of the year.

Hazar Ava Ensemble

Vicalists: Pegah Sherkat, Banafsheh Farahmand, Atoosa Nezakaty

Ney & composer: Amir Eslami

Robab: Maryam Soroushnasab

Alto Qeichak: Marjan AleKhamis

Percussion: Bardia Saadeghi

Janan Kamanche Consort

Kamancheh: Behzad Mirloo & Mohammad Amini

Alto Qeichak: Marjan AleKhamis

bass Qeichak: Hamed Afshari

Composers: Amir Eslami, Farshid Samandari, Hamed Afshari, Behzad Mirlo, Moshe Denburg
Cellissimo Ensemble
AU Ensemble
Moshe Denburg
Jenny Lu
Willy Miles-Grenzberg

Upcoming concert



June 16, 2018 at 8 pm
Cellissimo Bellissimo (10 celli)
The Annex (823 Seymour St., 2nd Level)

Featuring Amir Eslami (ney), Hamin Honari (percussion), Bo Peng (cello) and Cellissimo; world premieres of new pieces by Mark Armanini and Amir Eslami, alongside traditional tunes – all on Middle Eastern instruments interwoven with the lush, passionate sounds of a cello choir. Tickets $45 / $30 / $18