Gomidas/Komitas

FAIR LAWN, N.J. — “Empires Fail, Glory Fades, His Music Could Not be Silenced” describes the essence of “Songs of Solomon” which was filmed in Artsakh and Armenia with Armenian actors at the beginning of 2020, before COVID and[...]

By Florence Avakian NEW YORK — To a full house at the Weill Hall of Carnegie Hall, the 37th anniversary concert of the Armenian Prelacy’s Musical Armenia was celebrated on Sunday afternoon, March 6, with four outstanding artists[...]

CHICAGO — On Friday, April 8, 2022, celebrated Armenian American sisters Ani (cello) and Marta (piano) Aznavoorian will release their debut duo album, “Gems from Armenia,” on Cedille Records, Broadway World reports. The[...]

WATERTOWN — The classics of Armenian folk music may seem eternal, passed down from one generation to another. Yet variations and new interpretations always arise, whether regionally or over time. Today it is no different. If that music[...]

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[...]

HALLE, Germany — The cathedral in Halle is huge, but once the doors closed and visitors had taken their seats, it was almost full — at least as full as it could be under pandemic conditions of social distancing. In mid-afternoon on[...]

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[...]

By Patrick Hipes LOS ANGELES (Deadline) — Cloudburst Entertainment has acquired rights to “Songs of Solomon,” Armenia’s official entry for this year’s International Feature Film Oscar race. The drama, directed by Arman[...]

PARIS (PanArmenian.net) — A monument to the great Armenian composer Komitas was desecrated in Paris, it was reported on August 30. “Vandalism during a pandemic. On the monument to Komitas, personifying the Armenian Genocide, it is[...]

NEW YORK — Nvak, a music education non-profit organization dedicated to cultivating young global musical talent, is releasing an Armenian folk album from its collective of singer-songwriters on April 24. The album features 5 songs from[...]