Hamavayan Ensemble

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Hamāvāyān Ensemble (Persian: هم‌آوایان‎) is a Persian music group.

Hamāvāyān Ensemble
Hamavayan Ensemble 2013.jpg
Hamavayan Ensemble in 2013
Background information
Origin Iran
Genres Persian music
Years active 1989–present
Members Hossein Alizadeh (tar)
Afsaneh Rasaei (vocal)
Majid Khaladj (tombak)
Ali Boustan (setar)
Mohammad Motamedi (vocal)
Pouria Akhavass (vocal)
Nima Alizadeh (robab)
Saba Alizadeh, (Kamancheh)


Led by Iranian instrumentalist and composer Hossein Alizadeh, the Hamavayan Ensemble performs new interpretations of classical Persian music.[1] The ensemble features male and female vocalists, tar and setar (ancient plucked lutes from Persia), and percussion.

Maestro Alizadeh's most recent recording, Endless Vision, featuring the Hamavayan Ensemble with the Armenian duduk player Djivan Gasparyan, was nominated for a Grammy.



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