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Monika Jalili: Persian Songs of Love and Hope

Presented by Excellence in the Community at The Gallivan Center, Salt Lake City UT

Nov 17 2016
Monika Jalili: Persian Songs of Love and Hope

Monika Jalili and her acoustic quartet performs songs from Pre-revolutionary Iran. Songs that were later banned. Beautiful songs from a bygone era, performed with acoustic guitar, violin, cello, percussion and vocals.

Monika Jalili Quintet

Monika Jalili: vocals
Rich Dixon: guitar
Jesse Massey: violin
Mira Larson: cello
Jay Lawrence: percussion

For a talented group of Iranian poets and composers enjoying fame, the Iranian revolution of 1979 extinguished hopes, dreams and careers.

Since a serendipitous introduction in 2003, Monika Jalili has worked tirelessly to revive the touching works of these Iranian artists, some of whom are no longer with us, and most of whom have lived the past 30 years unable to

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All Excellence in the Community concerts at the Gallivan Center are free. No ticket required. Just come. Parking available under the Gallivan Center, accessed at 200 South between Main and State. Must be eastbound. Costs about $5.

Contact: 801-718-3862


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The Gallivan Center

239 South Main Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84111

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