• Merkin Concert Hall (map)
  • 129 West 67th Street
  • New York, NY, 10023
  • United States

Hasmik Papian, soprano
Alexander Chaushian, cellist
Karén Hakobyan, pianist/composer & Artistic Director
Arkady Leytush, Principal Conductor & Music Director
with World Peace Sinfonietta Chamber Orchestra

BACH - Piano Concerto in D-Minor, BVW1052
KOMITAS VARDAPET - 2 Songs for Soprano and Orchestra
BABADJANIAN - Vocalise for Soprano and Orchestra
HAKOBYAN - Adagio for String Orchestra and Timpani (dedicated to the Centennial of the Armenian Genocide) - World Premiere
HAKOBYAN - Fantasia for Piano and String Orchestra

Intermission

SHARAFYAN - Waltz from Suite for Cello and Orchestra - U.S. Premiere
ARUTUNIAN - Impromptu for Cello and Orchestra - World Premiere
MIRZOYAN - Symphony for Timpani and Strings - New York Premiere

The concert will feature world renowned artists and the World Peace Sinfonietta Chamber Orchestra. The performers will present a wide range of music, from the traditional melodies of Komitas Vartabed and polyphony of Bach, to contemporary pieces composed especially for the Genocide Centennial. There will be several New York and world premieres in the program.

Presented by the Tekeyan Cultural Association.

Tickets available here: http://www.kaufmanmusiccenter.org/mch/event/remembrance-and-rebirth-in-commemoration-of-the-armenian-genocide-centennia/