Interested individuals can watch his performance on his Instagram page and YouTube.
“Silent City” is a 30-minute track from an album of the same name recorded by Kalhor and the New York-based string quartet Brooklyn Rider at World Village Records in 2008.
“Silent City” was composed in memory of the victims of Iraq’s 1988 chemical attack on Halabja.
He won the Artist Award of the globalFEST, North America’s most important world music industry event, which was held in New York in January.
He won the Artist Award at the WOMEX Awards, the World Music Expo, in Finland in August 2019.
He was also one of the two winners of the Isaac Stern Human Spirit Award at the Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition in August 2018.