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Hesam Naseri & Mina Deris/


Hesam Naseri & Mina Deris

The iranian artists Mina Deris & Hesam Naseri meet each other at Dominicains de Haute-Alsace to work on their video for their common album and propose concerts. Both of them will participe at the 45th Rencontres d'été at Chartreuse de Villeneuve lez Avignon (National center of show's writtings), an other Heritage site for culture (CCR).

Mina Deris is a mezzo soprano singer who started singing early at school. At the age of 18 she started learning iranian Radif of music in the presence of maestros Hengame Akhavan and Farhang Sharif.

Hesam Naseri is an iranian musician that has a lot of experiences with great iranian and international musicians as a composer. Music, Arranger, executant and sound eng like Alireza Ghorbani, Alim Qasimove and... in their albums and concerts, during last 10 years. At the moment he is known as a electroni music composer and Moshtagh player. Hesam Naseri has tried to integrate oriental music melodies and electronic music in his works and he founded "Novak Ensemble" in 2016 (with Mina Deris) based on new experiences in oriental music especially Iranian Music. He could interduce his music and his instrument Moshtagh by performing different concerts in different countries in Europe, Asia and Africa since 2016.

Both of them collaborated during their residency at Dominicains de Haute-Alsace on the same project : "Shabdiz" (means having Night color, Night like). Mina Deris is playing the role of "Scheherazade" who is the main narrator of the story performs poems in the form of singing and reciting, in Arabic, Farsi and English appropriate to the story. In this performance, the background music consists of Electronic music along with traditional instruments and fairly old Eastern music which is produced and played by Heasam Naseri.