In this course, you get to know melodies and rhythms that are thousands of years old. Leila Golbangi makes you experience her musical talents. She also introduces you into some traditional ways of Iranian singing – techniques that have survived through the ages. Leila Golbangi is be supported by the musician Mathieu Clavel. Together, they make you discover the history of the traditional Iranian music and give a presentation of some of its instruments.
Leila Golbangi is an Iranian singer specialized in traditional music. She has performed several concerts both in choir or solo in Iran. She continues to do so in Switzerland whenever she has the opportunity. She also has a degree in psychology and practiced this profession for 20 years. Living in in Switzerland since 6 years, she has been pursuing a master’s degree in psychology at the University of Fribourg.
Mathieu Clavel is a Master's student in Digital Humanities at EPFL. As a musician he is passionate about the traditions of the Persian world. At the age of 19, he hitch-hiked through Iran for the first time. Today he takes groups there as a guide and introduces them to the music of the region. He gives or organizes conferences and concerts in Switzerland on that topic too.
Maximum 25 participants
Recommended age: from 15 years old
Instructors Mathieu Clavel, Leila Golbangi, Shala Mirshahi Direction Andreas Liebmann Coordination Daniela Monteiro, Megan Hefti Production Annett Hardegen Concept Andreas Liebmann, Cecilie Ullerup Schmidt Coproduction Verein Chalet Olé, Espace culturel Le Nouveau Monde, Festival Belluard Bollwerk International More information and full archive www.abendschule-import.ch
Presented with the support of Pro Helvetia, Etat de Fribourg, Ville de Fribourg, Programmes d’intégration cantonaux
Created thanks to a cultural promotion contribution of Encouragement du Canton de Fribourg à la Culture