Topic: Classical Music

BALTIMORE — Following a rigorous national search, the Baltimore Chamber Orchestra (BCO) announced on November 14 the appointment of Ben Newman as the organization’s next Executive Director. “I am thrilled to be joining the BCO in the[...]

LEXINGTON, Mass. — Grammy Nominee composer and painter Hayg Boyadjian’s composition Variation on a Theme by Bach for piano solo was recently released on a Navona CD and is now available internationally, including on the internet on[...]

WATERTOWN — Composer Aram Satyan is reaching the end of the second term of his presidency of the Composers Union of Armenia. First elected in October 2013, and reelected in 2017 for a five-year term, he discussed some of his major[...]

“My purpose is to create music not for snobs but for all people, music which is beautiful and healing.” These words of composer Alan Hovhaness appear in a short presentation of a recently released CD. It is the second recording that[...]

YEREVAN / TORONTO – Armenian-Canadian pianist and composer Eve Egoyan was born in Victoria, British Columbia, to Armenian-Egyptian parents. She studied at the Victoria Conservatory of Music, the University of Victoria, the Banff Centre[...]

MARBURG, Germany — What better way to welcome the summer than with music? What better way to enter summer in this troubled year than with a musical tribute to friendship across national borders? On June 17, a group of musicians gathered[...]

Imagine Frank Zappa brought back to life, but as a crazed violinist running up and down a stage playing a hundred miles an hour to adoring crowds: sexy, long dark hair flying in all directions wearing workout gear and the occasional[...]

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[...]

NEW YORK — “It is 7:50 p.m. on a Friday night in the small New York City apartment of the Armenian-American concert pianist Kariné Poghosyan. The artist is about to play her 99th Facebook Live Mini Concert since Friday, March 20,[...]

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[...]