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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
  • Sergey Khachatryan opens the 12th Yerevan International Music Festival

    Date: September 10, at 19:00, 2018 /Monday/Venue: Aram Khachaturian Concert HallOpening of the 12th Yerevan International Music FestivalArtistic directors of the festivalAlexander ChaushianEduard TopchjanThe festival is dedicated to the 2800th anniversary of Yerevan and to the 100 anniversary of the

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    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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Upcoming concerts
  • Sergey Khachatryan opens the 12th Yerevan International Music Festival

    Date: September 10, at 19:00, 2018 /Monday/
    Venue: Aram Khachaturian Concert Hall

    Opening of the 12th Yerevan International Music Festival
    Artistic directors of the festival
    Alexander Chaushian
    Eduard Topchjan

  • ANPO New Camerata

    12.08.18 afishaDate: August 12, at 19:00, 2018 /Sunday/
    Venue: Aram Khachaturian Concert Hall

    ANPO New Camerata
    Concert dedicated to American-Armenian benefactors

    Anna Margaryan, violin
    Gor Hovhannisyan, viola
    Mikayel Navasardyan, cello

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