Mehr Ensemble



Mehr is widely recognised as Australia’s leading Persian music ensemble.

Formed in Tehran, Iran and now based in Melbourne, the group performs ornate original compositions within the Radif tradition of classical Persian music, while also drawing inspiration from the diverse regional music of Iran and neighbouring regions such as Kurdistan and Azerbaijan.

Above all, in the time-honoured fashion of authentic Persian music, Mehr takes its aesthetic direction from classical Persian poetry, especially that of Mawlana Rumi. Their performance at Melbourne Recital Centre, featuring international special guests Maryam Mashhadi Khodabakhsh (Iran) and Mahboubeh Golzair (US) is the official launch of their new double album Faces Of Love.

Presented by Melbourne Recital Centre and Multicultural Arts Victoria