Art And Culture

Women’s Charity Concert

Shohreh Soltani (C)
Shohreh Soltani (C)

The pop music band ‘Dot’ led by Shohreh Soltani will stage a charity concert on September 13 at Tehran’s Vahdat Hall, the proceeds of which will be dedicated to the Association of Burn Patients.

Actress Soltani who had her first concert at Vahdat earlier in July, will perform again to help the Tehran-based association which supports patients suffering from extensive burns, Honaronline reported.

The group which she recently founded, performs exclusively for women. The all-female pop orchestra accompanying Soltani as vocalist, includes seven musicians, namely Taravat Babakhanlu, Sahar Mirhashemi, Niaz Lahrudi, Mahtab Fat’hollah Nuri, Armita Salimi, Shirin Vaezi and Forugh Fazli.

Academically educated in music, Soltani, 47, plays the piano and santur professionally and has learned classical singing from Iranian traditional singer Hengameh Akhavan.

Born in Bojnurd, North Khorasan Province, she holds a bachelor’s degree in music from Islamic Azad University and has been acting in different mediums of TV, cinema and theater for three decades.