Topic: Music

WILLIAMSBURG, Brooklyn — At 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 9, music enthusiasts entered the unobtrusive but historically classic Opera House on Berry Street. The beautiful chandeliers, original architecture from 1911 and a large stage[...]

PARIS — A song-through musical about Noah’s Ark, with life-sized mechanical animals and a multiethnic cast of performers singing in French is no easy theatrical task to pull off, but that is precisely what French popstar crooner Essaï[...]

WATERTOWN — Composer Aram Satyan is reaching the end of the second term of his presidency of the Composers Union of Armenia. First elected in October 2013, and reelected in 2017 for a five-year term, he discussed some of his major[...]

YEREVAN / TORONTO – Armenian-Canadian pianist and composer Eve Egoyan was born in Victoria, British Columbia, to Armenian-Egyptian parents. She studied at the Victoria Conservatory of Music, the University of Victoria, the Banff Centre[...]

WATERTOWN — The Armenian Museum of America recently announced its 11th Online Concert featuring an exclusive performance by the Komitas Quartet of Yerevan. The concert will be shown online on Sunday, August 14 at 1:00 pm EST (10:00 am[...]

YEREVAN — Armine Grigorian, the director of the Aram Khachaturian Home Museum in Yerevan, holds her smartphone over Khachaturian’s image on a notebook, and the image livens up. Using the Arloopa application, created by Armenian IT[...]

By Melanie Tuyssuzian Special to the Mirror-Spectator MARSEILLE, France — Charles Aznavour would have turned 98 this year. On May 21, the eve of his birthday, the Aznavour Foundation organized a solidarity concert called “Formidable[...]

By Robert Baker WESTWOOD, Calif. (UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music) — Nine years ago, the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) Armenian Music Program was started with a single student ensemble-in-residence. On Tuesday, May 31 at[...]

WATERTOWN, Mass. — The Armenian rock group Lav Eli on May 1 concluded an East Coast tour of five cities, including Watertown (for the metropolitan Boston area), for which the Armenian Mirror-Spectator was a media sponsor. With the[...]

YEREVAN / TOULOUSE — Jazz pianist Rémi Panossian was born in 1983, in Montpellier, France, to an Armenian father and a French mother and started playing piano at 7. He studied at the Lycée Jean Monnet in Montpellier, as well as[...]