Journey to the East
Saturday, March 14, 2020 – 8:30 pm
Meridian Arts Centre
As an experienced musician, Ali plays a variety of percussion instruments and working with music scholars.
He has collaborated with many renowned musicians as well as musical ensembles and orchestras. His credits include the following:
Tehran Symphony Orchestra conducted by Majid Entezami, Manouchehr Sahbai, Shahrdad Rohani, Nader Mortezapour, participating in concerts in Iran, France, Belgium, Italy, Netherlands and Switzerland.
Collaboration with Iran National Music Orchestra conducted by Farhad Fakhreddini and concerts in Iran.
Collaboration with Symphony and National Orchestra, percussion, traditional and Kurdish ensembles of National TV, in concerts and soundtracks.
Collaboration with traditional ensembles like, Naghmeye Kimia, Eal, Hamnavazane Mehr, Parnian, Taranome Jan, Mahtab Rou, National Instruments, in concerts in Iran, China, France,
Germany, Austria, Cuba and Turkey.
Authoring of five instructional books for tonbak, daf and udu.
Collaborating with Andalib, Shiraz, Barg, Najva and Partow ensembles in concerts in Toronto,
Ottawa and Montreal.
Leading of Navaye Kimia ensemble in Toronto.
Tirgan Nowruz Festival 2017 concert and workshop in.
Tirgan Festival 2017 in Toronto and performing in concerts with Ramiz Guliyev and
Tirgan Festival 2017 in Toronto and performing in a concert with Navaye Kimia Ensemble.
Performing in Forbidden, an opera composed by Afarin Mansouri and directed by Michael Mori.
Tirgan Nowruz Festival 2018 in Toronto and performing in a concert with Avaye Sharghi
Notes of Hope opera composed by ICOT
Arabic Music Festival 2018 in Toronto in a concert with Flamenco Arabia Ensemble.
Tirgan Nowruz Festival 2019 in Toronto with WE ensemble led by Hooman Khalatbari.
Cultural Festival 2019 in Toronto with Navaye Kimia ensemble
Tirgan Festival 2019 in Toronto with Diar band