Topic: Classical Music

The name of the Swiss artist Aimée Rapin is unfamiliar to the general public. Yet her name deserves to be known for a number of reasons: first of all, as an artist in general and secondly, and this is the most unusual and stupendous fact[...]

BUÑOL, Spain – Alicia Sargsyan Serrano, 12-year-old daughter of Arsen Sargsyan and Pilar Serrano Poles, is a top contender in the second phase of the Online Music Performance Competition I of Buñol, a town in the province of Valencia,[...]

LOS ANGELES — In commemoration of the Armenian Genocide, the Pogossian/Manouelian family will perform a charity concert on April 23 at 10 p.m. EST ( 7 p.m. PDT) live-streamed on the YouTube, Facebook and Instagram pages of the Dilijan[...]

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — Soprano Isabel Bayrakdarian is thrilled to be teaching, singing and performing. She has just released a new CD featuring the music of three composers about King Tigran the Great. The CD, titled “The Other[...]

By Daniel Lewis KRAKOW, Poland (New York Times) — Krzysztof Penderecki, a Polish composer and conductor whose modernist works jumped from the concert hall to popular culture, turning up in soundtracks for films like “The Exorcist”[...]

By Gaia Ghazaryan Special to the Mirror-Spectator YEREVAN – For a number of generations, Armenia has been presenting its musical creations to the world. Composers, performers and orchestras have been awarded with recognition and[...]

FRANKFURT — The Frankfurt Radio Symphony orchestra (hr-Sinfonieorchester) will welcome Alain Altinoglu as its new music director, beginning with the 2021-2022 season. The French-Armenian musician was born in Paris in 1975 and, since[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Constantine Orbelian, an acclaimed Armenian-American conductor and pianist, has been reinstated as director of Armenia’s national opera theater after winning a court battle against the government. Orbelian was[...]

YEREVAN (Factinfo) — The Yerevan Court of General Jurisdiction on October 8 upheld the claim of Konstantin Orbelian, artistic director of the Opera House. Director of the Youth Programs at the Opera House Levon Javadyan said. “The[...]

NEW YORK (PanARMENIAN.Net) — Ranker Portal recently published the list of the world’s most prominent violinists of our time. 30 violinists were included in the list, three of whom are Armenians. Samvel Yervinyan and Sergey Khachatryan[...]