Sunday at the Met—The Sacred Lute: The Art of Ostad Elahi

Trace the spiritual and musical journey of Ostad Elahi through his remarkable art of the tanbūr.

Welcome and Introduction:
Kenneth Moore, Frederick P. Rose Curator in Charge, Department of Musical Instruments, MMA

Lectures:
"In Pursuit of Perfection: The Music and Life of Ostad Elahi"
Jean During, Director of Research, Centre de Recherche en Ethnomusicologie

Performances:
Garcia-Fons Quartet
Parissa and Ensemble

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition The Sacred Lute: The Art of Ostad Elahi, on view August 5, 2014–January 11, 2015.

Recorded November 16, 2014

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