Topic: Music

YEREVAN/BUENOS AIRES — Alin Demirdjian is an Argentinian-Armenian singer-songwriter. She has two solo albums with her own songs in Spanish, and she has also been part of different Argentinian and Armenian musical projects in Buenos[...]

By Harry A. Kezelian III PHILADELPHIA — Eighty years ago, in 1939, three teenage Armenian-American brothers, Sam, Mike, and Joe Vosbikian, from St. Gregory’s Armenian Church in North Philadelphia, started a band with their two[...]

YEREVAN and NEW YORK — When master pianist Sahan Arzruni spent the majority of June working with music students in some of Armenia’s rural towns, he was interested in learning about the state of musical education outside of Yerevan. He[...]

NEW YORK — “Gorky’s Dream Garden” will be performed at the Newark Museum of Art in a site-specific Love Songs Showscape chamber preview on Saturday, September 7 at 2 p.m. (with a pre-concert spectacle at 1:30 p.m.). The exclusive[...]

By Harry Kezelian Special to the Mirror-Spectator Imagine a world where jazz music in America remained to this day the most popular dance music for parties, just as it was in the Big Band Swing Era. Where the jazz world didn’t turn[...]

By Néstor Castiglione LOS ANGELES and YEREVAN — Arriving at the airport, exhausted and cramped after a 21-hour flight with more turbulence than my admittedly timid sensibilities could handle, I quickly made my way to the nearest[...]

By Haykaram Nahapetyan Mirror-Spectator Video Correspondent CHEVY CHASE, Md. – According to an online-dictionary of acronyms, USA stands for not only the name of the country but over 50 different names and notions, ranging from US[...]

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[...]