2021 marks the 110th birthday of American-Armenian composer
Alan Hovhaness (1911-2000)
To celebrate this anniversary, the Armenian Cultural Foundation in Arlington (MA) in cooperation with Amaras Art Alliance and Friends of Armenian Culture Society is organizing a Zoom event featuring insights into Hovhaness’ compositions by renowned academics and music performances by international soloists.
It will be an occasion to reflect upon one of the most exciting and original composers of the XX century.
Host: Dr. Ara Ghazarians (Armenian Cultural Foundation, Arlington – MA)
Opening remarks: Mr. John A. Johnston (Arlington – MA)
Academic panelists: Dr. Craig B. Parker (Kansas State University, Manhattan – KS), Prof. W. Anthony Sheppard (Williams College, Williamstown – MA)
Performers: M° Levon Chilingirian (Violin, London – UK), M° Einar Johannesson (Clarinet, Reykjavik – Iceland), M° Alessandra Pompili (Piano, Manchester – UK)
Closing remarks: M° Pasquale Tassone (Woburn – MA)
Saturday 17th April @ 1pm (EST US time) – 6pm (UK time)
Details of the Zoom meeting will be circulated closer to the event date
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