Refugee Week 2012 - Interview with Peyman Heydarian Wed, 2012-06-20 18:07

Peyman Heydarian is an Iranian musician who plays the santur and the daff, He has developed a very innovative style of playing, and teaches Persian music and santur professionally at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS). He also runs the SOAS Kurdish Band.

He was performing several Persian and Kurdish songs at Celebrating Sanctuary this year with his colleague Gizem Dalmis. Peyman speaks of his music and the songs they played, along with his thought on integration and the preservation of cultural traditions regardless of where one is in the world.