You are cordially invited to attend an event co-hosted by Mohandes and Parya Trillium Foundation:
Hafiz and His Poetry:
A Presentation by Prof. Kanani, complemented by a musical performance of a quartet with Vocalist Golrokh Aminian and Amir Rahbar on Piano
Professor Nasser Kanani living in Berlin, Germany is visiting Toronto to have a unique presentation about Hafiz, one of the most renowned poets in the history of the world and how he has been perceived by western poets and philosophers. Professor Kanani, a Ph.D. in solid state physics, a scientist and the author of “Hafez and his Divan”, a book in two volumes, will take us through a mesmerizing journey with Hafiz.
This journey will be continued with a sensational musical performance of a soprano, piano, cello and percussions, performing some of the most beautiful pieces based on Hafiz' poetry.
6:00 pm – Reception and Refreshments
6:30 pm – Doors open
7:00 pm – Opening Remarks
7:05 pm – Presentation by: Nasser Kanani, Poetry recitation
8:10 pm – Break
8:25 pm – Slideshow Report by Krishna Sookrit - "With love from Iran"
A Canadian woman shares the experience of her visit to Iran, Shiraz and the Tomb of Hafez
8:35 pm – Musical Performance by:
- Golrokh Aminian– Soprano
- Amir Rahbar – Piano and Arrangements
- Ben Foran – Cello
- Siavash Sadr Mahdavi – Percussions
9:05 pm – Acknowledgments by: Honorary Guests and Hosts