Topic: Music

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[...]

By Nestor Castiglione YEREVAN — The milestone represented by the marking of one’s 80th birthday is doubtless a profound one, a token of the human activity — present and long past — which has unspooled before them over the decades,[...]

PARIS (Combined Sources) — Three-time Oscar-winning composer, songwriter and pianist Michel Legrand died Saturday, January 26, at his home in France. He was 86. The conservatory-trained musician worked across genres but was best known as[...]

By Russell Contreras PALM SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — It’s approaching 9 p.m. and Art Laboe adjusts the microphone as Sister Sledge’s We Are Family ends. “And now it’s time for you to call up for those goodnight dedications,” Laboe[...]

LODI, N.J. — The Tekeyan Cultural Association of New York, under the auspices of the TCA Board of Directors of USA and Canada, will present a Valentine’s Dance, on February 9, starting at 7 p.m., featuring international Armenian[...]

DILIJAN, Armenia — Students at the State Art College of Dilijan are ringing in the New Year with music, and with brand new instruments, thanks to the initiative of the Foundation for Armenian Relief (FAR). FAR, established in 1988 as a[...]

VALLETTA, Malta (Panorama.am) — The artistic director and principal conductor of the Armenian State Symphony Orchestra, Sergey Smbatyan is set to perform his first concert of 2019 in Valletta, Malta. Smbatyan is set to conduct the Malta[...]

By Jean Eckian PARIS — That day, Wednesday, December 7, 1988, it was 11:41 in Armenia (8:41 in France – and December 6: 23:41 in Los Angeles), when a terrible roar sprang from the bowels of the earth on the surface of the cities of[...]

BOSTON — On Friday, October 26, the Old South Church was the venue for a novel musical program oriented toward Eastern Europe with two noted local musicians. Titled “Songs of the Other,” the program explored the musical legacy of[...]

By Florence Avakian NEW YORK — It was both a celebration of the 10th anniversary of Direct Help for Armenian People (DHAP), and the 2800th anniversary of Erebuni-Yerevan. DHAP President and founder Dr. Svetlana Amirkhanian warmly[...]