Kleiva, laurdag 27. mai kl. 19.00
Marjan Vahdat was born in Tehran in 1976. She started music by taking lessons in piano and Persian singing with different masters in music.
As a singer, she has done several recordings and she has been taking part in many international festivals and concerts in Germany, Norway, Italy, France, Sweden, Bahrain, England, Spain, Poland, Switzerland, USA, Lebanon, Morocco, Turkey.
She has worked with many composers in Iran, and also other countries.
Following her participation in Lullabies from the Axis of Evil (2004), Marjan together with her sister Mahsa started a long lasting collaboration with the Norwegian record label Kirkelig Kulturverksted (KKV), which led to a world wide release of a series of records.
Her album “Twinklings of hope“ together with Mahsa Vahdat won Independent Music award in USA.
- Songs from a Persian Garden – 2007
- I am Eve – 2008
- Twinklings of hope – 2011
- Blue Fields – 2013 (available from Kirkelig Kulturverksted)
- Serene Hope – 2017 (available from Kirkelig Kulturverksted)
Marjan also took part in the “Lullabies from the axis of Evil” CD (2004) and also “Iranian women” produced by Deeyah Kahn
(artistfoto: Barbro Steinde)