Alan Hovhaness

BERLIN — Music occupies a very special place during Lent. In Germany concerts, held mainly in churches, traditionally offer performances of music by Johann Sebastian Bach, the St. John and St. Matthew Passions in particular. In Glasgow,[...]

ARLINGTON, Mass. — Cellist Christina Gullans joins the Armenian Cultural Foundation to host “Senza Misura” (“Without Measure”), a chamber music concert dedicated to Alan Hovhaness’ life and narratives, on December 15. The[...]

ARLINGTON, Mass. — The Armenian Cultural Foundation announces the release of Foundation Papers No.10 dedicated to the celebration of 110th anniversary of the birth of Alan Hovhaness (1911-2000), one of the 20th century’s great[...]

YEREVAN/PARIS — Dancer and choreographer Aline Derderian was born in Marseille. Graduating with a BA (with honors) in performance design and practice from the Central Saint Martins University of the Arts in London, Derderian spent a year[...]

ARLINGTON, Mass. — “I welcome you to this special event dedicated to the 110th anniversary of the birth of Alan Hovhaness, one of the greatest composers of the 20th century.” This is how Dr. Ara Ghazarians, curator of the Armenian[...]

By Ara Arakelian Pianist Sahan Arzruni has produced a new album dedicated to the piano music of Alan Hovhaness.  The prolific American-Armenian composer who hailed from Massachusetts is often known for his mystical and ephemeral style of[...]