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06.11.14
Kayhan Kalhor
Kayhan Kalhor/Ali Bahrami Fard/Çigdem Aslan review – exuberant, rapid-fire playing
The Guardian
04.22.14
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Review: Kayhan Kalhor/Erdal Erzincan-The Wind
between sound and space an ECM Records resource
04.08.14
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Kayhan Kalhor to hold concert tour in Europe
Press TV
11.24.13
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Review: Ovation ensures Iranian duo will not stand alone
Portland Press Herald
08.29.13
Kayhan Kalhor
Kayhan Kalhor & Erdal Erzincan to release "Kula Kulluk Yakisir Mi" on ECM
ECM
03.12.13
Kayhan Kalhor
Dynamic Duo: Kayhan Kalhor and Erdal Erzincan (Video)
Huffington Post
09.24.12
Kayhan Kalhor, Brooklyn Rider , The Knights
Kayhan Kalhor, Brooklyn Rider & The Knights Collaborate on the Score for "Rhino Season"
02.16.12
Yo-Yo Ma, Kayhan Kalhor, Wu Man, Silk Road Ensemble
The Silk Road Ensemble with Yo-Yo Ma Embarks on Seven-City Concert Tour in Asia March 3 – 12, 2012
Silk Road Ensemble
02.09.12
Kayhan Kalhor, Kayhan Kalhor & Brooklyn Rider , Brooklyn Rider
Kalhor and Brooklyn Rider celebrate a decade of collaboration in Harper
The Lawrentian
02.06.12
Kayhan Kalhor, Kayhan Kalhor & Brooklyn Rider , Brooklyn Rider
Kayhan Kalhor and Brooklyn Rider sublime at Alverno
ThirdCoast Digest
02.05.12
Kayhan Kalhor, Kayhan Kalhor & Brooklyn Rider , Brooklyn Rider
String quartet, Persian music master prove a captivating blend in Alverno performance
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
01.22.12
Kayhan Kalhor
First Listen: Kayhan Kalhor, 'I Will Not Stand Alone'
NPR
05.06.11
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Shujaat Khan, Chatterjee Enthrall in Ghazal Ensemble
Indiawest.com
02.22.11
Kayhan Kalhor, Kayhan Kalhor & Brooklyn Rider , Brooklyn Rider
Brooklyn Rider at UCSB
Santa Barbara Independent
02.16.11
Kayhan Kalhor, Kayhan Kalhor & Brooklyn Rider , Brooklyn Rider
Musical Omnivores
Santa Barbara News-Press
09.17.08
Masters of Persian Music-Three Generations , Kayhan Kalhor, Silk Road Ensemble
Kalhor Sets Rumi-Related Music in Hollywood Bowl
Iran Times
08.27.08
Kayhan Kalhor, Kayhan Kalhor & Brooklyn Rider , Brooklyn Rider
A Master Iranian Musician Plays Cultural Ambassador
The New York Times
Kayhan Kalhor is a GRAMMY-Award nominated soloist and composer. Born in Tehran, Iran, he began his musical studies at the age of seven. At thirteen, he was invited to work with the National Orchestra of Radio and Television of Iran and at seventeen he began working with the Shayda Ensemble of the Chavosh Cultural Center. He has traveled extensively throughout Iran, studying the music of its many regions, in particular those of Khorason and Kordestan. Kayhan Kahlor has toured the world as a soloist with various ensembles and orchestras including the New York Philharmonic and the Orchestre National de Lyon.  He is co-founder of the renowned ensembles Dastan, Ghazal: Persian & Indian Improvisations and Masters of Persian Music.  Kayhan Kahlor has composed works for Iran’s most renowned vocalists and instrumentalists and was most recently featured on the soundtrack of Francis Ford Copolla’s Youth Without Youth in a score that he collaborated on with Osvaldo Golijov. He is a member of Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road Project and his compositions appear on all three of the Ensemble’s albums. ... read full bio