World-renowned French pianist Richard Clayderman arrived in Tehran on Thursday, Royal Honar, the Iranian institute that is the coordinator of Clayderman’s upcoming performances, has announced.
Clayderman’s first concert will be performed at the Grand Hall of the Interior Ministry in Tehran tonight. His other performances will be held from June 27 to 29.
In the video released by Royal Honar on June 12, the pianist spoke about his love and interest in performing live in Iran.
“I would like to say that I am so happy to visit your great and beautiful country for the first time,” he said and added, “It was my wish for over 20 years to perform for you and finally this wish will come true.”
Clayderman is scheduled to perform “O Iran” based on a composition by Iranian musician Ruhollah Khaleqi.
Iranian Istgah Orchestra by conductor Mehdi Noruzi will accompany Clayderman in his performances.