Topic: Music

  By Taleen Babayan Special to the Mirror-Spectator NEW YORK — Half a century after St. Vartan Cathedral was consecrated in a special ceremony, marking a symbolic moment in Armenian-American history, the community gathered to toast[...]

BOSTON — The Friends of Armenian Culture Society will present the 67th annual Armenian Night at the Pops at Symphony Hall on Saturday, June 9 at 8 p.m. The evening will feature Belmont native violinist Haig Hovsepian as soloist with the[...]

LOS ANGELES —  System of a Down guitarist/vocalist Daron Malakian has released Lives, a much-anticipated new track/video from his critically acclaimed band Scars on Broadway. The video, which was directed by Hayk Matevosyan, is about[...]

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Charles and Nevart Talanian Cultural Hall of Holy Trinity Armenian Church was transformed by its Armenian Church Youth Organization (ACYOA) Junior and Senior members, together with parent volunteers, into an[...]

  NEW YORK — The historical, cultural and political influences of Armenian music production were discussed and explored in an enlightening and insightful talk by Dr. Yektan Türkyılmaz at Columbia University on Thursday, March 22.[...]

  LOS ANGELES — Nazo Bravo is a true child of Los Angeles, in the sense that he is both Armenian and in show business. Bravo, né Aslanian, was born in the city to parents who are from Yerevan. He is also working hard to advance his[...]

By Sona Hamalian LONDON — On March 11, Russia’s BraVo International Professional Music Awards announced the Delos ( label’s recording of “Verdi: Rigoletto” as the 2018 Classical Album of the Year. The[...]

LIVERMORE, Calif. – Felice Takakjian-Bedrossian, concert pianist and pedagogue with a long and distinguished career, died peacefully on February 11 at age 91.  Successful debuts at Weill Hall in 1949 and Town Hall in 1953 launched[...]

NEW YORK — For the first time in almost a century, composer Barsegh Kanachian’s opera “Monk,” a tragic love story set on the shores of Lake Sevan, will be featured on the world stage at The Master Theater under the artistic[...]

LONDON — The newly-formed Pan-Armenian Symphony Orchestra will perform at the Gramophone Classical Music Awards 2017, widely regarded as the Oscars of the classical music world. Led by conductor Sergey Smbatyan, the orchestra will join[...]