Konsertti: Road Ensemble
Road Ensemble, established in 2015 by Farshad Sanati and Fardin Abbasi in Jyväskylä, Finland, specializes in performing Iranian and Kurdish folk music. The ensemble has been actively involved in showcasing Iranian music through concerts, workshops, and lectures across Finland introducing the old scales, rich melodies and diverse rhythms of the region to Finnish audiences. Over the years, they have collaborated with guest musicians from Finland and various other countries. Joining the group for these performances are Farzad Mehdi Nia, Sheida Sanati, and Tiia Pennanen.
Vocal: Farzad Mehdi Nia
Bass Tar: Sheida Sanati
Violin: Tiia Pennanen
Daf, Tonbak and Vocal: Fardin Abbasi
Santour and vocal: Farshad Sanati
Photo credit: Iida Liimatainen