Aram Khachaturian

WASHINGTON — A year and a half before he passed away, Aram Khachaturian decided that he wanted musicologist and researcher Victor Yuzefovich to write a book about him. Dr. Yuzefovich, now a resident of Virginia, told me about his[...]

By Stephan S. Nigohosian NEW YORK — The dynamic music of venerated Soviet-Armenian composer and conductor Aram Khachaturian was explored at a special screening of “Khachaturian: An Archival Film,” on June 6 at the Eastern Diocese of[...]

YEREVAN — Armine Grigorian, the director of the Aram Khachaturian Home Museum in Yerevan, holds her smartphone over Khachaturian’s image on a notebook, and the image livens up. Using the Arloopa application, created by Armenian IT[...]

YEREVAN — Lyrical soprano and pianist Shake Makarian (born in 1931 in Kerman, Iran) occupies a place in the history of Iranian opera and classical music. She is the daughter of Araks Makarian (1907-2010), an active figure in the[...]

Nocturne: a short composition of a romantic or dreamy character suggestive of night, typically for piano. NEW YORK — When most people think of classical Armenian composers, Khachaturian and Babadjanyan spring to mind, along with perhaps[...]

NEW YORK — The American Ballet Theatre, the country’s national ballet company, will be celebrating its 80th anniversary in the new year. This milestone will be marked by several special programs including the world premiere of “Of[...]

WASHINGTON – “Armenian Odyssey: The Color of Pomegranates” is the symbolic title of a series of cultural events that will start at the end of this week with the “Tribute to Sergei Parajanov” event in the nation’s capital.[...]