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Sunday at the Met

The Sacred Lute: The Art of Ostad Elahi

Ostad Elahi

Sunday, November 16, 3:00–4:30 p.m.

Trace the spiritual and musical journey of Ostad Elahi through his remarkable art of the tanbūr. With Ken Moore and Jean During and performances by Parissa and Ensemble and the Garcia-Fons Quartet.

This program is held in conjunction with the exhibition The Sacred Lute: The Art of Ostad Elahi.

Above: Ostad Elahi, 1966. Courtesy of the Nour Foundation

Free with Museum admission

Honoré Daumier  (French, 1808–1879) | A Theater Audience (detail), 19th century | 1972.118.203

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