DOT 25 Proudly Presents:

Mystery of Sama

X DOT 25 Concert Series I

A Night of Spiritual Music, Poetry & Dance
A Celestial Night of Poetry of Rumi, Hafez, and other Persian Sufi Poets
A Journey into the innermost regions of human spirituality

Based on "The Mystery of Sama"
A music project, composed by Hafez Modirzadeh


Hafez Modirzadeh 
(Karna, Soprano and Tenor Sax)

Accompanied by the Persian Traditional and Vanguard Vocalists:

Parisa Vaaleh - Vocals

  Parinaz - Vocals

Alan Kushan Santur

Ustad Mohammad Nejad - Persian Ney & Setar)

Koorosh Angali poetry by Rumi, Hafez, and other Persian Sufi poets

Nima Rezaee - Sticks
Dariush Minaee - Drums
Eunmi Shin - Solo Piano

Persian Dance by 



1. Entrance with Karna.
(Hafez Modirzadeh)

2. Rise, o daylight.
(Santur Drone - Rumi's Rubai)

3. Beloved Enters the Soul..
(Join the Reed "ney" in its quest while its companion "the singer" sings love songs)

4. "Finally" you took abode in my Soul..
(Ghazal 'ode')


1. The Second Dawn
(Ghazal, In the down, I was entranced by the nocturnal lessons)

2. Lulabi
(For the Child of Entranced)

3. The blessed is the intoxicated.
(Ghazal: "I am drunk and you are mad ...")

4. The Final Lesson
(Ghazal, Stop asking and begging. Only then all the blessings would shower over you.)

5. The Finale
(The Dice of Faith)

8:00 PM Saturday, December 28, 1996
$18.00 advance - $20.00 at the door
One Lawson Road, Kensington, CA (510) 525 0302
First Unitarian Universalist Church of Berkeley

Directions: From HWY 80 Take Central Ave East, left on San Pablo, Right on Moeser, Top of the hill continue into Terrace, then follow the signs.

for more information call (510) 601 8600

Faz Resturants

Haight Ashbury Music Center

First Unitarian Church of Kensington