Iranian musician Keyvan Saket is slated to hold traditional music concerts in European countries to mark the Persian New Year, Nowruz.
'The New Day' concerts will present pieces composed by Saket and a number of veteran Iranian musicians such as Rouhollah Khaleqi and Alinaqi Vaziri.
Saket, to be accompanied by Mohammad Sadeq Eshaqi (vocalist), Sina Jahanabadi (Kamancheh) and Navid Afqah (Tonbak), will perform pieces inspired by classical and contemporary Persian poets.
The concerts will be held from March 10 to 17, 2009 in Denmark, Germany and Sweden. The group will also hold workshops to introduce traditional Persian music to university students in the Danish cities of Copenhagen and Arhus.
Composer, researcher and a master player of Tar and Setar, Keyvan Saket has held numerous national and international concerts.