Dariush is considered one of, if not the greatest Iranian artist in the history of pop, best known for his warm and poignant bass voice heard in both ballads and socio- political songs. He is also a social activist who has been promoting education, awareness and prevention with regards to social maladies such as human rights violations, substance abuse, AIDS, street children and the plight of refugees, among others.
Dariush and his music have swept the worldwide musical scene with an unforgettable and powerful mission. He has endeavored to create music of lasting worth and substance and through the years he has remained a true believer in the power of love and knowledge triumphing over tyranny and oppression. His inherent musically and timbre, coupled with a passionate belief in the importance of civil liberties, and political and human rights have made him an international symbol of free Iran.
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Venue: Sony Centre for the Performing Arts — 1 Front Street East