Leili Anvar


A researcher in mystical literature, translator of poetry and professor of Persian literature, Leili Anvar is also an actress and a radio broadcaster. She puts up poetry recitals (in French, Persian, English), accompanied by prestigious musicians and composers such as Renaud Garcia-Fons, Karol Beffa or Shani Diluka. She has created poetry recitals for the Festival of World Sacred Musics in Fès, at the Théâtre de la Ville (Paris), UNESCO, the Matisse Chapelle of Vence, at the Festival of Sacred Musics in Grasse, Perpignan, Nagaur, at the Rencontres de Cannes, the Marmottan Museum, the Gustave Moreau Museum, the Château de Mercier in Sierre, the Festival of Sufi Cultures in Fès, …
Leili Anvar is particularly interested in voicing the East-West dialogue throught texts and music, in recitals that put together diverse spiritual traditions.