{May 14th, 2023} Persian Ney

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The Society for the Diffusion of Useful Information is very pleased to present an evening of Persian classical music performed on the ney by Mohammad Khodadadi.

Tickets to this performance will be made available to Museum members on Thursday, May 11th. If any tickets remain available on Friday, May 12th, they will go on sale for non-members.

Sunday, May, 14th 2023
7:30 p.m.
9:30 p.m.

All seats for the 7:30 p.m. performance have been reserved.

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The Museum of Jurassic Technology
9341 Venice Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232


$18 General Admission
$15 Museum members, students, seniors

Mohammad Khodadadi, born in 1979 in Bushehr, Iran, is a ney player and composer who started playing ney from the age of 15 with the instruction of Masters Hassan Kassai and A. Afsharnia. He studied the Persian radif and techniques of singing with Master Hatam Askari & Seddigh Tarif. At the same time he learned playing piano with Rosita Shaker and Tamara Dolidze in Iran as well as Andreas Taller in Austria where he studied composition of western classical music at the university of Anton Bruckner.

Mohammad currently performs as a soloist and composer in various concerts in Europe and Iran. He organizes seminars for the promotion of Persian classical music in the western world and teaches foundations of Persian music, Ney and Classical Persian Singing (Radif), online or in private lesson. Since 2020 he has started a new method of teaching Persian music. His program is called "music in simple language."


Masking will be strongly encouraged at this concert.


No tickets will be mailed to you.
 Cancellations must be made 48 hours in advance of the performance to qualify for a refund.


Please address queries to events@mjt.org.

This concert is made possible in part by grants from the City of Los Angeles, Department of Cultural Affairs and the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Arts Commission.