Topic: Music

GLENDALE — Dr. Hovsep and Hilda Fidanian, together with the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) Herb Albert School of Music, hosted a salon at their home to present Armenian classical and contemporary music performed by UCLA’s[...]

WASHINGTON — On Saturday, June 1, Dr. Naira Babayan and Vasily Popov presented a concert celebrating the legacy of one the founders of Armenian music, Komitas, at the Mansion at Strathmore. The sold-out event included patrons of the[...]

YEREVAN/NEW YORK — After five years of touring throughout Europe, the Naghash Ensemble of Armenia is returning to the recording studio to finish their “Songs of Exile” trilogy, a project that has been described as “a deeply moving[...]

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[...]

YEREVAN — It was a bitter cold evening in January 2019. The noise emanating from the construction site in the center of Yerevan during the day must have been deafening: heavy pounding of steam shovels against the ground, whirring of[...]

YEREVAN (Armenpress) — A concert will be held at Karen Demirchyan Sport and Concert Complex on May 26 dedicated to the 95th birthday of the late Charles Aznavour. During the concert, titled “For you, Armenia”, famous and beloved[...]

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Boston-area classical music lovers are in for a treat. On Sunday, March 31, the classical VEM Ensemble will perform at 1 p.m., at the Holy Trinity Armenian Church at 145 Brattle Street, at a concert cosponsored by the[...]

PASADENA, Calif. — A monumental and moving concert by the Lark Musical Society, featuring Johannes Brahms magnum opus, took place on Saturday, March 2, at the Ambassador Auditorium, under the auspices of the Armenian Missionary[...]

By Nestor Castiglione LOS ANGELES  — Since at least the death of Stravinsky, the composer has become an anonymous figure in the West, whether through willful academic seclusion on their part, or neglect by lazy happenstance on the part[...]

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[...]