When: Fri., March 17, 7 p.m. 2017
Jan and Tovas Porvas married in 2006 and have been performing around the world together ever since. Jan was born in Tabriz, one of Iran's premier cultural cities, to an entire family of musicians. He started playing traditional Persian instruments like the tambour and kopuz at age 7 and had joined a professional band by 15. Tovas was born in Baku, Azerbaijan, and began playing music at just 6 years old. She performed in many festivals in Baku, placing among the top three young performers in many of them.