Topic: Music

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[...]

LOS ANGELES —  System of a Down guitarist/vocalist Daron Malakian has released Lives, a much-anticipated new track/video from his critically acclaimed band Scars on Broadway. The video, which was directed by Hayk Matevosyan, is about[...]

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Charles and Nevart Talanian Cultural Hall of Holy Trinity Armenian Church was transformed by its Armenian Church Youth Organization (ACYOA) Junior and Senior members, together with parent volunteers, into an[...]

  NEW YORK — The historical, cultural and political influences of Armenian music production were discussed and explored in an enlightening and insightful talk by Dr. Yektan Türkyılmaz at Columbia University on Thursday, March 22.[...]

  LOS ANGELES — Nazo Bravo is a true child of Los Angeles, in the sense that he is both Armenian and in show business. Bravo, né Aslanian, was born in the city to parents who are from Yerevan. He is also working hard to advance his[...]

By Sona Hamalian LONDON — On March 11, Russia’s BraVo International Professional Music Awards announced the Delos (https://delosmusic.com/) label’s recording of “Verdi: Rigoletto” as the 2018 Classical Album of the Year. The[...]