Sahba Motallebi – Millennium Stage (October 9, 2017)

Sahba Motallebi is recognized internationally as a modern virtuoso of the tar and setar, lute-like stringed instruments central to one of the world’s great musical traditions. She began studying music as a young girl in Sari, northern Iran, and continues to perform worldwide. Motallebi has released a series of noted books as well as 10 recordings.

The Millennium Stage was created and underwritten by James A. Johnson and Maxine Isaacs to make the performing arts accessible to everyone in fulfillment of the Kennedy Center’s mission to its community and the nation.