Topic: Music

WATERTOWN — Sergey Smbatyan, the artistic director and chief conductor of the Armenian State Symphony Orchestra, has been acquitted, his lawyer, Yervand Varosyan, announced on Facebook on October 30. Varosyan[...]

NEW YORK — Vocalist, Composer Astghik Martirosyan has just released her debut album, “Distance,” an artistic statement born of intense reflection on the relationship between present and past, self and[...]

YEREVAN / NEW YORK CITY – Armen Ra (Hovanesian, born 1969, in Tehran) has engaged in various professions throughout his life: jewelry designer, performance artist, theremin player, production designer, director,[...]

YEREVAN/LOS ANGELES — Cellist Sergey Kosemyan, a native of Yerevan, was born into the family of Honored Artist of Armenia, famous violist, member of the Komitas State String Quartet Alexander[...]

By Satenik Kaplanyan YEREVAN — This year the Romanos Melikyan State Music College of Yerevan commemorates its 100th anniversary and the 140th anniversary of Melikyan’s birth. The festivities culminated in[...]

CANOGA PARK, Calif. — Under the auspices of Archbishop Hovnan Derderian, Primate of the Western Diocese of the Armenian Church of America, with the collaboration of the Tekeyan Cultural Association,[...]

YEREVAN / REIMS, France – Patrick Radelet is a French singer, pianist and composer. He studied singing at the Paris Conservatory, where he was awarded a first prize. He has[...]

YEREVAN / LYON — I met French pianist and poet François Mardirossian in Yerevan, where he gave a solo concert on last April 10. He was born in 1989 in[...]

WASHINGTON — On Friday February 3, composer and conductor Maestro Konstantin Petrossian, the music and cultural director of Sts. Sahag and Mesrob Church in Providence, and his wife Janna Petrossian,[...]

CAIRO — My friends, Haig Avakian and Martiros Palaian, hosted me last November in Cairo, allowing me to realize my wish to interview one of the Armenian stars of Egyptian[...]