"Somewhere in Time" Theme on Fresh Sundays
Tune in every Sunday for a new song to inspire the day and week ahead
In today's feature, Safa Shahidi performs the Theme from "Somewhere in Time" composed by John Barry. This breathtaking arrangement (also by Safa Shahidi) brings up many feelings, relevant to the times we are, which are so human to us.
This is the theme from the 1980 film "Somewhere in Time," starring Christopher Reeve and Jane Seymour.
Inspired by Folklore and traditional Persian music, Safa Shahidi is an accomplished pianist and composer. He has been performing for more than two decades in the Middle East, Europe, and the United States of America playing a vast repertoire from Scarlatti, Bach, Mozart, Schubert, Mendelssohn, Brahms, Scriabin, to his own compositions.
Through his music you can find oriental intervals, rhythms and melodies conveyed within the framework of Western classical music which creates a blend of sounds bringing East and West culture together.
He has composed a volume of works for piano solo, two pianos, chamber music and orchestra. A Suite Orchestral, Fantasy in Three Movements for Piano and Strings and an individual short piece for flute, cello and the piano commissioned by Orfeus Trio are among his compositions.
For more information please visit his website: https://www.safashahidi.com/