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Armenian National Anthem - performed by the Armenian Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor Eduard Topchjan. September 2011 (click to download)


Armenian National Anthem - performed by the Armenian Philharmonic Orchestra and Armenian State Academic Capella. Conductor Eduard Topchjan. September 2011 (click to download)
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LORIS TJEKNAVORIAN (born in 1937)

Conductor, Composer
Worked with Armenian Philharmonic Orchestra as the Artistic Director and Principal Conductor in 1989-1998 and 1999-2000.

Loris Tjeknavorian was born in Iran. As composer and conductor, he studied in Austria at the Vienna Academy of Music, at Salzburg Mozarteum with Carl Orff and at the University of Michigan, USA. He has toured throughout Europe, US, North and South Americas. He has made a number of critically acclaimed recordings, and has conducted many of the world’s leading orchestras, such as the London Symphony, the Vienna State Opera, and many others. As a composer, he is represented so far by more than sixty compositions, including five symphonies, two operas, chamber music and a ballet.
During his two tenures with Armenian Philharmonic Orchestra, he extensively toured abroad with the orchestra and organized different music festivals and concerts always met enthusiastically by public. His era is also marked by promoting of the compositions of Armenian contemporary music, commissioning works to Armenian composers (a project supported by AGBU) and giving the podium to conductors from all over the world. Under his direction the orchestra also expanded its recording activities, to include numerous releases on ASV, Hyper Arts Products and ORF labels.

Upcoming concerts
  • Yerevan 8th International Music Festival: September 12 - October 24 Desinged by Alexander Davidyan & Ani Martikyan

    The Armenian Philharmonic Orchestra presents Yerevan 8th International Music Festival held under the High Patronage of the First Lady of Armenia- Mrs. Rita Sargsyan and  is supported by the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Armenia. The Festival Artistic Directors are Alexander Chau

Review
  • REVIEW BY AMAZON AMAZON REVIEW

    This Oehms Classics all-Mozart disc features two fine piano concerti, KV 238 and KV 415 together with the overtures to Le Nozze di Figaro and Don Giovanni. KV 415 (1782) is notable for having the largest orchestra forces Mozart had employed up until that time. German pianist Andreas Frölich, concer

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    Известный итальянский дирижер Пьетро Риццо выступил с совместным концертом с Государственным филармоническим оркестром Армении в рамках VIII Ереванского международного музыкального фестиваля. В качестве солистов выступили Эшли Вос (фортепиано, Великобритания) и Борис Бровцын (скрипка, Великобритания).   В беседе с Yerkir.am Пьетро Риццо отметил, что рад сотрудничать с Государственным филармоническим оркестром Армении.   По словам Риццо, Ереванский международный музыкальный фестиваль уже занял св
Upcoming concerts
  • Pianist Francois-Frederique Guy & cellist Alexander Chaushian with APO

    Date: October 1, at 19:00, 2014

    Venue: Aram Khachaturian Concert Hall

    Program:

    Sharafyan: Cello Suite

    Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.4

    Shostakovich: Symphony No.5

    Soloists: Francois-Frederic Guy, piano (France)

     

  • Chamber music concert

    Date: September 29, at 19:00, 2014

    Venue: Aram Khachaturian Concert Hall

    Program:

    Beethoven: Piano and Cello Sonata in A major, op.69

    Brahms: Piano Trio No.1

    Schubert: Piano Quintet

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