Topic: Classical Music

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[...]

By Artsvi Bakhchinyan Special to the Mirror-Spectator YEREVAN/BRUSSELS — Dear Laurence, let’s start our conversation with your father. Before knowing you, I read much about Arpag Mekhitarian, the eminent Egyptologist, who was also[...]

PASADENA, Calif. — The VEM Quartet of the University of California Los Angeles, performed for students of the AGBU Vatche and Tamar Manoukian High School on Friday, January 11, in an inspiring and educational program under the guidance[...]