Format: Audio CD
Number of Discs: 1
Release Date: January 3, 2020
Little Heart is an audio opera for children by Iranian-Canadian composer Afarin Mansouri, based on a Persian children book written originally in 1998 by the famous contemporary Iranian Author, Nader Ebrahimi. The story is about a little girl who is learning about love through a journey of experiences.
Afarin Mansouri is an award-winning composer whose works have been performed in Canada, the United States, England, Iran, and South America. Recipient of Canada 150 medal for her outstanding compositions, she has worked with many organizations and festivals including Tapestry Opera, You Dance National Ballet of Canada, Tirgan Festival and Toronto Nuit Blanche. Her opera Forbidden gained national and international attention by Globe and Mail and BBC World in 2018. In 2020, she received her PhD in music researching the history of children’s opera and the role of opera on children and youth intellectual development.