The organizers of the International Music Festival of Muhammad, the Prophet of Kindness (S) plan to honor three prominent, world renowned musicians during the closing ceremony on Monday, Tehran Times reports.
French composer Maurice Jarre (1924–2009), mostly known for his composition for Syrian-American director Moustapha Akkad’s “The Message” (1976), Oscar-winning Indian composer A. R. Rahman, the composer of “Muhammad (S), the Messenger of God”, Majid Majidi’s epic on the Prophet of Islam, and Iranian-Armenian composer and conductor Loris Tjeknavorian are the three honorees.
The Art and Cultural Organization of the Tehran Municipality has established the festival to celebrate the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (S), which falls on December 29 this year, music director of the organization Babak Rabukheh told the Persian service of MNA on Saturday.
“A number of musicians attending the festival will be performing a new composition of the music from the film “Muhammad (S), the Messenger of God”, with my own arrangement at the closing ceremony,” Rabukheh added.
The closing ceremony will be held in Bahman Cultural Center on the eve of the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (S) on Monday.