Improvisation in Rast-Panjgah


Date: 2022-05-26
Time: 7 p.m.


Improvisation in Rast-Panjgah
Thursday, May 26, 2022
Time: 7 p.m. - 8:10 p.m.
Atkinson Hall Auditorium, UC San Diego


  • Amir Hossein Pourjavadi: Setar
  • Pejman Hadadi: Tombak

Parking: Gilman Parking Structure at the intersection of Gilman Dr.  and Via La Jolla Dr.


The Division of Arts and Humanities at UC San Diego is proud to present the "Improvisation in Rast-Panjgah" concert by Amir Hossein Pourjavadi on setar and Pejman Hadadi on tombak on May 26th, 2022 at 7 p.m. at the Qualcomm Institute (Atkinson Hall/UC San Diego). This concert is presented in collaboration with the Persian Cultural Center of San Diego, and has been made possible by the Chehreazad Endowed Funds for the Arts at UC San Diego. The event is open and free for the public, UC San Diego faculty, students and staff, and members of the Persian Cultural Center.

RSVPs requested to

An important note: QI adheres to current UC San Diego guidelines regarding COVID-19 and public safety. Complete guidelines are available on the Return to Learn website.

  • Students, staff, faculty, and UC Affiliates must show their daily symptom screener and must have green thumb to attend.
  • Non-affiliate attendees are encouraged to test within 24 hours of the event.
Left: Iranian tombak player and Persian classical musican Pejman Hadadi. Right: Amir Hossein Pourjavadi, director of the Iranian Music Program at UC Los Angeles, Herb Alpert School of Music, on the setar.