Arts 902 | Jan 26, 2012 | 3:32
Rumi concert on Friday, January 27th at the Halifax Rebecca Cohn Auditorium
The first Rumi concert in Canada is taking place on Jan. 27th at the Rebecca Cohn Auditorium in Halifax. Cellist Yo Yo Ma started the festival of Rumi concerts in 2009 to honour Rumi and his work. Rumi was a 13th century Persian poet and philosopher. The Halifax concert will feature dance, poetry and several new pieces composed by local Persian musician Saeed Foroughi. The concert starts at 7 pm. Tickets are 25 dollars for adults and 20 for students and seniors. Tickets are available through the Dal Arts Centre Box Office.