Topic: Classical Music

YEREVAN/HELSINKI — Finnish composer Vladimir Agopov (born 1953, Lugansk, Ukraine) graduated from the Moscow Conservatory in 1977 after studying with major Soviet composers Aram Khachaturian (composition) and Edison Denisov[...]

YEREVAN — Conductor Nvart Andreassian was born in Istanbul; since 2017, she has lived in Armenia. From 1966 to 1971, she studied at the Romanos Melikyan Music School, Armenia, with[...]

MILAN (ANM Media) — Emmanuel Tjeknavorian, a 28-year-old violinist and conductor, has been named the new music director of the Milan Symphony Orchestra, the Armenian Embassy in Italy reported. Tjeknavorian’s career[...]

By Kevork Keushkerian Special to the Mirror-Spectator LOS ANGELES — Harout Senekerimian was born on November 1, 1982. He began playing the piano at the age of 4 with the[...]

By Ara Arakelian CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Pickman Hall of the Longy School of Music was brimming with excitement last Thursday evening, December 7, when violinist Diana Adamyan took the[...]

PROVIDENCE — The Cultural Committee of the Sts. Sahag and Mesrob Church of Providence, RI, organized a special concert titled “Sird Im Sasanee” of Armenian spiritual[...]

NEW YORK — The Stern Auditorium of Carnegie Hall came to Armenian life on November 15, as hundreds of music lovers crowded into most of its 2,300 seats to see[...]

By Kevork Keushkerian Special to the Mirror-Spectator PASADENA, Calif. — The Pasadena Symphony opened its 2023-2024 season on Saturday, October 21, with a classical concert that awed the audience. It was[...]

Armenia is famous for its musical culture, and the excellence of musical education. As my husband and I learned during our first visit there several years ago, the teaching staff[...]