Sunday, July 23, 2023 – 2:30 pm
Stage in the Park
Padideh Ahrarnejad is an award-winning tar player, arranger, composer, and educator who has brought Persian music across Europe, the Middle East, North America and Asia.
Emigrating to Toronto in 2016, she is a member of Kuné, “Canada’s Global Orchestra,” a group of elite players from different musical traditions and they published the first album in 2017 and the second album in 2023. As a soloist and bandleader, she has performed at the Tirgan festival, the Aga Khan Museum, Toronto City Hall, Ryerson University, the University of Toronto, Small World Music and elsewhere. She made her own group “Partow”in 2019 and published the first CD under the same name. She teaches tar and setar. Also, she is co-founder of Navasaz Music Academy.