This weekly news coverage gives an opportunity to keep up with the most notable musical events of the last week.
Festivals and guest performances, memorable dates and anniversaries, presentations, conferences, creative meeting, as well as performances by world known musicians in Armenia. All these events are reflected in “Phonograph” on regular basis.
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Rerun: Sunday, at 08:00 and 17:00

Phonograph 22.06.2019

Jubilee concert dedicated to the 70th anniversary of Araks Davtyan.
"Amadinda" percussion ensemble was in Armenia within the framework of "Yerevan Perspectives" International Music Festival.
Vahan Artsruni organized a charity concert.
June 18 is the birthday of rock musician Areg Nazaryan.
The "Ulikhanyan" club was reopened.

Phonograph 29.06.2019

Soprano Veronica Jioa performed with the Armenian National Philharmonic Orchestra.
Concert dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the Armenian Music Forum.
Concert of the State Chamber Orchestra of Armenia and "Hover" State Chamber Choir conducted by Alexander Iradyan.
For the first time in our country, an international Argentine tango festival was held.

Phonograph 06.07.2019

The 90th anniversary of the famous conductor, Professor Yuri Davtyan was celebrated.
Famous Armenian pianist Nikita Mndoyants gave a concert in Armenia for the first time.
The state dance ensemble "Barekamutyun" performed two performances, one of which was a premiere.
The winners of the Arno Babajanyan International Competition-Festival of Young Pianists are known.
Gisele Jackson and Rafael Resnig's "Soul Gift" Band's open-air concert on US Independence Day.

Phonograph 20.07.2019

The concert organized in Garni Historical and Cultural Reserve-Museum was dedicated to the 150th anniversary of Komitas and Tumanyan.
A memorial evening dedicated to the 75th birthday of clarinetist, pedagogue Abgar Muradyan was organized.
The French National Day was also celebrated with a concert in Armenia.
The Schlern International Music Festival, held in Italy for 16 years, will henceforth take place in Yerevan.
The Cafesjian Center for the Arts celebrated its 10th anniversary with a concert program.

Phonograph 27.07.2019

Donizetti opera "Polyctos" dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the death of Catholicos of All Armenians Vazgen I
The main rehearsal of the concert performance of Verdi's "Othello" opera at "Aram Khachaturian" concert hall.
The AGBU-initiated "Music Armenia" program had 10 participants this year.
With the State Symphony Orchestra of Armenia, music producer Christopher Alder recorded the symphonies of Avet Terteryan and John Ter-Tadevosyan.
The 5th "Huso Aragast" song festival was held on "Vishap" beach.

Phonograph 07.09.2019

September 1 to 13 are Mansurian days in Armenia and Artsakh. The composer's instrumental concerts were presented on September 5 within the framework of "Maestro Mansuryan-80" concert series.
On September 6, Tigran Mansuryan's film music was performed at the National Academic Theater of Opera and Ballet.
On September 1, at the age of 89, composer Gagik Hovunts passed away. He was known as a preacher of new art, a fighter for innovation.
The autumn concert series of the 20th "Yerevan Perspectives" International Music Festival launched with a solo concert by the famous Japanese pianist Nobuyuki Juji.
The Komitas State Conservatory received its new students with a unique program.

Phonograph 14.09.2019

Beijing Opera Tours in Yerevan.
The 2019-2020 autumn season of the State Chamber Orchestra of Armenia concert has launched.
Dialogue of musical genres - the concert of Dialog Musical Project.
"Bambir" and "Lav eli" - two great things in one place.
"Naregatsi" Art Institute is 15 years old.

Phonograph 21.09.2019

Renowned pianist Sir Andrash Schiff gave a solo concert at the Aram Khachaturian Concert Hall as part of the 20th "Yerevan Perspectives" International Music Festival.
The 13th "Yerevan Perspectives" International Music Festival started with the great works of Beethoven, Schumann and Brahms. The invited musicians of the evening were pianist Simon Trpceski and conductor Pier Carlo Orizio.
The new project of the State Jazz Orchestra of Armenia "Classics in Jazz".
Events dedicated to the 80th anniversary of Tigran Mansuryan in "Mkhitar Sebastatsi" educational complex.
"One region, one song" ․ Argentinean-Armenian singer, composer Alin Demirchyan is implementing a new project in Armenia.

Phonograph 28.09.2019

The "Komitas" International Conference-Festival launched a concert program at the National Academic Spendiaryan Opera and Ballet Theater.
French cellist Gauthier Capuchon was the guest of the 20th Yerevan Perspectives International Music Festival.
The first "Encyclopedia of Armenian Music" in the Armenian reality was presented to the public.
People's Artist of Russia Nikolay Lugansky performed with the State Symphony Orchestra of Armenia at the Aram Khachaturian Concert Hall.
The guest of "Armenia" music festival was soprano Anna Kasyan.
"There has not been such a gathering of groups in the Armenian rock arena for a long, long time!" The "Armenia in Rock" festival has launched.
Musicologist Lusine Sahakyan's work "Komitas Vardapet" has been published.

Kim Kashkashyan, Robin Shulkovsky and Tigran Mansuryan on one stage

At the Aram Khachaturian Concert Hall, the audience enjoyed the works of Tigran Mansuryan and Komitas. The performers were Grammy Award-winning world-famous viola player Kim Kashkashyan, percussionist Robin Shulkovsky and Tigran Mansuryan.

Phonograph 12.10.2019

Pinchas Zuckerman was in Yerevan, the young talented violinist Diana Adamyan performed on the same stage with the great violinist.
Premiere of the concert performance of "Andre Shenier" opera at the National Academic Opera and Ballet Theater after Spendiaryan.
The concert of "Kus" string quartet within the framework of "20th Yerevan Perspectives" International Music Festival.
The romances written by Hovhannes Tumanyan are being recorded.
Narek Hakhnazaryan - "Goodwill Ambassador".
This year marks the 90th birthday of the distinguished conductor, People's Artist of Armenia Yuri Davtyan.

Phonograph 19.10.2019

"Requiem for the Desert"․ The premiere of Vache Sharafyan's work performed by mezzo soprano, soprano, choir and orchestra.
"The Little Prince" ballet performance dedicated to the 95th anniversary of the State Dance College.
This year marks the 90th anniversary of the distinguished conductor Yuri Davtyan.
Days of Egyptian Culture were held in Armenia on October 15-18.
The guests of the 13th Yerevan International Music Festival were Anna Typhoon from Italy and Anahit Chaushyan from England.
A competition entitled "AGBU Reveals Talents" was held in Yerevan.