Sunday at the MET

The Sacred Lute: The Art of Ostad Elahi November 16, 2014

Trace the spiritual and musical journey of Ostad Elahi through his remarkable art of the tanbūr.

Welcome and Introduction:
Kenneth Moore, Frederick P. Rose Curator in Charge, Department of Musical Instruments, MMA

“In Pursuit of Perfection: The Music and Life of Ostad Elahi”
Jean During, Director of Research, Centre de Recherche en Ethnomusicologie

Garcia-Fons Quartet
Parissa and Ensemble

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition The Sacred Lute: The Art of Ostad Elahi, on view August 5, 2014–January 11, 2015.


  • Sunday, November 16, 2014
  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art
    The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium