Topic: Music

MONTEBELLO, Calif. — The Edward Hosharian Foundation (EHF) announced in September that its 2018 Scholarship in the amount of $5,000 has been awarded to classical violin student Haig Hovsepian from Belmont, Mass., a son of Armenian[...]

PARIS (Combined Sources) — Thousands of people gathered in the Armenian capital of Yerevan on Tuesday, October 2, to sign a condolence book and pay their last respects to Charles Aznavour, who died on Monday, October 1. His death at the[...]

LOS ANGELES – Element Band returns to the revitalized Ford Theatres on Sunday, September 16 at 7:30 p.m., showcasing their distinctive arrangements of traditional Armenian songs infused with large bodied vocals and cool instrumentals as[...]

By Michael Melkonian Special to the Mirror-Spectator LOS ANGELES – Serj Tankian, a revolutionary musician, founding member and lead singer of one of the most iconic bands of modern rock, System of a Down, has started to transition to[...]

RHEINGAU, Germany – Among the many special cultural events held in Germany during the summer, the Rheingau Music Festival is perhaps the most famous, not only for its location in the magnificent castles and basilicas of the Rhine valley,[...]

By Artsvi Bakhchinyan YEREVAN — French singer-songwriter and photographer Arlette Kotchounian, 76, was not always called by her name. At the beginning of her career, she was also called  Arlette Avedian and Ann Grégory. In 1963, she[...]

BELMONT, Mass. — Haig Hovsepian of Belmont is a son and grandson of musicians and the cousin of the most famous violinists performing today. Still, he said in a recent interview that his career choice as a violinist is an accident. “My[...]

BROOKLYN, N.Y. — On an unusually sun soaked April afternoon in this shifting section of Brooklyn, where some flock into a millennial-friendly juice bar while others exit a legendary bodega, Armen Djerrahian checks the sun’s strength on[...]

  By Taleen Babayan Special to the Mirror-Spectator NEW YORK — Half a century after St. Vartan Cathedral was consecrated in a special ceremony, marking a symbolic moment in Armenian-American history, the community gathered to toast[...]

BOSTON — The Friends of Armenian Culture Society will present the 67th annual Armenian Night at the Pops at Symphony Hall on Saturday, June 9 at 8 p.m. The evening will feature Belmont native violinist Haig Hovsepian as soloist with the[...]