17th April 2021  Zoom Event Celebrates
Hovhaness's 110th birthday (1911-2021)

To celebrate 110 years since the birth of Alan Hovhaness, the Armenian Cultural Foundation in Arlington (MA) in cooperation with Amaras Art Alliance and Friends of Armenian Culture Society is organised a Zoom event featuring insights into Hovhaness’ compositions by renowned academics and music performances by internationally renowned soloists.

It was an occasion "to reflect upon one of the most exciting and original composers of the 20th century".

Dr. Ara Ghazarians
(Armenian Cultural Foundation, Arlington – MA)

Opening remarks:
Mr. John A. Johnston (Arlington – MA)

Academic panelists:
Dr. Craig B. Parker (Kansas State Univ., Manhattan – KS),
Prof. W. Anthony Sheppard (Williams College, Williamstown – MA)

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)

Join Zoom Meeting at:
Meeting ID: 823 1039 4893
Passcode: 732640

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