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Mamak Khadem and Mehdi Bagheri Perform 'Varan'

by Anna Foret
26 January 2013

HOUSTON, January 26, 2013 — On a winter afternoon, vocalist Mamak Khadem and Mehdi Bagheri on kamanche, or spike-fiddle, draw comfort and inspiration from the calm of Asia Society Texas Center's surroundings. Together, they perform an intimate version of "Varan" ("Rain"), bringing the soul of Iran to the heart of Texas. (6 min., 19 sec.)


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