Gomidas/Komitas

WASHINGTON — Mesrop Mashtots created not only the Armenian alphabet, but also composed Armenian church music called sharagans (Armenian hymns or liturgical chants). This is known to Armenian clerics, but not to the[...]

ARLINGTON, Mass. — Poetry and music have been intertwined since time immemorial. In the millennia-old Armenian history, origins of this rich cultural legacy dates to the fifth century CE and[...]

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[...]

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[...]

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[...]

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.[...]

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[...]

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[...]

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[...]

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[...]