Delos International once again dazzles music fans everywhere with its debut release of Persian Trilogy by JoAnn Falletta and the London Symphony Orchestra. This timely and never-before available recording of Behzad Ranjbaran’s dramatic and powerful Persian Trilogy For Orchestra is certain to mirror the rave reviews and sold-out performances this awe inspiring cycle has garnered in the concert hall. Persian Trilogy consists of “Seven Passages,” “Seemorgh” (The Mountain, The Moonlight, The Sunrise), and “The Blood of Seyavash” (The Young Prince and Heir, Seduction by Betrayal, Trial by Fire, Tormented Loyalties, Seeds of Envy, Idyllic Love, Prophecy Fulfilled). “I have come to realize that in real life, courageous acts are not limited only to heroes. Unsung heroes perform countless acts of courage and struggle daily.” –Behzad Ranjbaran
Born in Tehran, Ranjbaran came to the US in 1974 and attended both Indiana University and Juilliard. With compositions for Joshua Bell and RenZe Fleming, his international reputation has flourished. Global interest in classical Persian art and music drives the interest in this important debut. Ranjbaran’s rich orchestrations, exciting rhythms and powerful climaxes are balanced by lyricism and a delicate beauty. Persian Trilogy offers an instantly accessible fusion of ancient and modern, with fragments of folk melodies and modes. The exciting new relationship with the much renowned Maestro Falletta and the London Symphony Orchestra is another example of Delos’ commitment to classical music, sonic superiority and exceptional new repertoire.
Behzad Ranjbaran – Persian Trilogy: “Seven Passages,” “Seemorgh” (The Mountain, The Moonlight, The Sunrise), and “The Blood of Seyavash” (The Young Prince and Heir, Seduction by Betrayal, Trial by Fire, Tormented Loyalties, Seeds of Envy, Idyllic Love, Prophecy Fulfilled)