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Noonday Concert Series – Persian & Arabic Music – Rescheduled from January 16th!

Tuesday, January 28 - 12:15pm - 12:50pm
Location: Lewis Gallery
Audience: Adults, Seniors

The Conservatory is proud to present the 2019-20 Noonday Concert Series. Join us for free quality music presented by our talented faculty and students. These concerts have been an integral part of our mission to provide equal access to quality music since 1996.

Persian & Arabic Music
Nathan Kolosko – Oud, Kamancheh;  Eric LaPerna – Tabla, Frame Drum, Riq

Persian Art Music (With selections from the Radif according to Mirzâ Abdollâh)

Dastgāh Abu’Ata
Pishdarâmad  – Esma’il Zarrinfar
Châhârmezrâb – Mansour Nariman
Reng I  & II – Musâ Ma’rufi
Dastgāh Shur
Three Zarbis – Yusef Forutan

Arabic Music

Sama’i Thaqil – Traditional
Bint al Balad  – Mohamed Abdel Wahab
Qasqiss Warak – Rahbani Brothers
Riad Longa – Riad al-Sounbati

(The performers have changed since the event was created and this page reflects that change.)





About the Series » Noonday Concert Series

Founded in 1995, the Portland Conservatory of Music is a nonprofit community music school.  They educate through musical instruction and concert performances. The Noonday Concert Series offers free access to performances by the Conservatory’s talented faculty, arguably among Maine’s most esteemed musicians.  The weekly concerts are held in downtown Portland throughout the academic year.  The series has always been an integral part of the Conservatory’s mission to provide equal access to quality music and highlight its talented faculty and students.

Portland Public Library will be hosting the Noonday Concert Series every third Thursday from 12:15PM – 12:50PM, starting in October. For more information on the Series or the Portland Conservatory of Music, please click here.