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On December 12th, a one-night-only benefit concert titled 𝐖𝐎𝐌𝐀𝐍. 𝐋𝐈𝐅𝐄. 𝐅𝐑𝐄𝐄𝐃𝐎𝐌. will take place at Oper Frankfurt, raising funds in support of the Abdorrahman Boroumand Center for Human Rights in Iran (ABC), presented by Canadian-Iranian countertenor Cameron Shahbazi in collaboration with Oper Frankfurt & Opera for Peace

Ticket prices are set at €15-30, with all proceeds raised from ticket sales (minus €5 booking fee) and any online donations directly benefiting ABC. 

Available for global streaming on IDAGIO this winter (80% of net ticket sales will also go directly to ABC)

The concert features internationally acclaimed artists Cameron Shahbazi, harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani, cellist Kian Soltani, violist Micha Afkham, sopranos Kristine Opolais, Lilian Farahani, Ambur Braid, and Giulia Semenzato, mezzo- soprano Anna Bonitatibus, percussionist Naghib Shanbehzadeh, flutist Azin Zahedi, pianists Jeff Cohen and Sophia Muñoz, stage director Pierre-Emmanuel Rousseau.

The event will feature key speakers including Nargess Eskandari-Grünberg (Mayor of Frankfurt), Royan and Ladan Boroumand (co- founders of ABC), and virtual poetry readings and video messages from international stars, including actresses Sepideh Moafi and Jasmin Tabatabai. 

𝘈𝘵 𝘈𝘉𝘊, 𝘸𝘦 𝘴𝘵𝘳𝘪𝘷𝘦 𝘵𝘰 𝘶𝘯𝘤𝘰𝘷𝘦𝘳 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘵𝘳𝘶𝘵𝘩 𝘢𝘣𝘰𝘶𝘵 𝘦𝘹𝘦𝘤𝘶𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯𝘴 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘰𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘳 𝘰𝘧𝘧𝘪𝘤𝘪𝘢𝘭𝘭𝘺 𝘴𝘢𝘯𝘤𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯𝘦𝘥 𝘷𝘪𝘰𝘭𝘦𝘯𝘤𝘦 𝘢𝘨𝘢𝘪𝘯𝘴𝘵𝘪𝘯𝘥𝘪𝘷𝘪𝘥𝘶𝘢𝘭𝘴, 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘢𝘣𝘰𝘶𝘵 𝘧𝘶𝘯𝘥𝘢𝘮𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘢𝘭 𝘧𝘢𝘪𝘭𝘶𝘳𝘦𝘴 𝘰𝘧 𝘥𝘶𝘦 𝘱𝘳𝘰𝘤𝘦𝘴𝘴 𝘸𝘩𝘦𝘯 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘺 𝘢𝘧𝘧𝘦𝘤𝘵 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘳𝘪𝘨𝘩𝘵 𝘵𝘰 𝘭𝘪𝘧𝘦. 𝘖𝘶𝘳 𝘨𝘰𝘢𝘭𝘴𝘢𝘳𝘦 𝘵𝘰 𝘦𝘯𝘴𝘶𝘳𝘦 𝘵𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘷𝘪𝘤𝘵𝘪𝘮𝘴 𝘢𝘳𝘦 𝘳𝘦𝘮𝘦𝘮𝘣𝘦𝘳𝘦𝘥, 𝘵𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘴𝘰𝘤𝘪𝘦𝘵𝘺 𝘶𝘯𝘥𝘦𝘳𝘴𝘵𝘢𝘯𝘥𝘴 𝘸𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘩𝘢𝘴 𝘨𝘰𝘯𝘦 𝘸𝘳𝘰𝘯𝘨, 𝘢𝘯𝘥𝘵𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘱𝘦𝘳𝘱𝘦𝘵𝘳𝘢𝘵𝘰𝘳𝘴 𝘢𝘳𝘦 𝘩𝘦𝘭𝘥 𝘵𝘰 𝘢𝘤𝘤𝘰𝘶𝘯𝘵. – Ladan Boroumand, co-founder of ABC

𝘈𝘳𝘵 𝘩𝘢𝘴 𝘵𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘴𝘱𝘦𝘤𝘪𝘢𝘭 𝘱𝘰𝘸𝘦𝘳 𝘵𝘰 𝘪𝘯𝘤𝘳𝘦𝘢𝘴𝘦 𝘰𝘯𝘦’𝘴 𝘦𝘮𝘱𝘢𝘵𝘩𝘺. 𝘛𝘩𝘦 𝘪𝘯𝘵𝘦𝘳𝘯𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯𝘢𝘭 𝘤𝘰𝘮𝘮𝘶𝘯𝘪𝘵𝘺 𝘤𝘢𝘯 𝘳𝘢𝘪𝘴𝘦𝘢𝘸𝘢𝘳𝘦𝘯𝘦𝘴𝘴, 𝘥𝘳𝘢𝘸 𝘢𝘵𝘵𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯 𝘵𝘰 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘷𝘰𝘪𝘤𝘦𝘴 𝘰𝘧 𝘐𝘳𝘢𝘯𝘪𝘢𝘯𝘴 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘦𝘯𝘴𝘶𝘳𝘦 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘪𝘳 𝘰𝘸𝘯 𝘨𝘰𝘷𝘦𝘳𝘯𝘮𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘴 𝘥𝘰 𝘯𝘰𝘵 𝘴𝘵𝘢𝘯𝘥𝘪𝘥𝘭𝘺 𝘣𝘺. 𝘌𝘷𝘦𝘳𝘺 𝘷𝘰𝘪𝘤𝘦 𝘮𝘢𝘵𝘵𝘦𝘳𝘴.
– Cameron Shahbazi, countertenor & producer

𝘐 𝘢𝘮 𝘩𝘰𝘯𝘰𝘳𝘦𝘥 𝘵𝘰 𝘭𝘦𝘯𝘥 𝘮𝘺 𝘷𝘰𝘪𝘤𝘦 𝘵𝘰 𝘵𝘩𝘪𝘴 𝘪𝘮𝘱𝘰𝘳𝘵𝘢𝘯𝘵 𝘤𝘢𝘶𝘴𝘦. 𝘔𝘺 𝘩𝘦𝘢𝘳𝘵 𝘪𝘴 𝘸𝘪𝘵𝘩 𝘢𝘭𝘭 𝘐𝘳𝘢𝘯𝘪𝘢𝘯 𝘱𝘦𝘰𝘱𝘭𝘦 𝘧𝘢𝘤𝘪𝘯𝘨𝘱𝘦𝘳𝘴𝘦𝘤𝘶𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯, 𝘦𝘴𝘱𝘦𝘤𝘪𝘢𝘭𝘭𝘺 𝘸𝘰𝘮𝘦𝘯 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘨𝘪𝘳𝘭𝘴, 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘮𝘺 𝘩𝘰𝘱𝘦 𝘪𝘴 𝘵𝘩𝘳𝘰𝘶𝘨𝘩 𝘵𝘩𝘪𝘴 𝘤𝘰𝘯𝘤𝘦𝘳𝘵 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘪𝘵𝘴 𝘮𝘦𝘴𝘴𝘢𝘨𝘦 𝘸𝘦 𝘤𝘢𝘯𝘢𝘭𝘭 𝘣𝘦𝘤𝘰𝘮𝘦 𝘮𝘰𝘳𝘦 𝘢𝘸𝘢𝘳𝘦 𝘰𝘧 𝘸𝘩𝘢𝘵’𝘴 𝘩𝘢𝘱𝘱𝘦𝘯𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘮𝘢𝘬𝘦 𝘢 𝘥𝘪𝘧𝘧𝘦𝘳𝘦𝘯𝘤𝘦 𝘪𝘯 𝘢𝘯𝘺 𝘸𝘢𝘺 𝘱𝘰𝘴𝘴𝘪𝘣𝘭𝘦.
– Kristine Opolais, soprano

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