Multinational Tribute to Komitas

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St Cuthbert’s Church

50 Philbeach Gardens

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SW5 9EB

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KCCA Concert-exhibition dedicated to the 150th anniversary of great composer Komitas

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London-based Armenian Klingen Choir and Cultural Association (KCCA) presents a concert-exhibition dedicated to the 150th anniversary of great Armenian composer Komitas which will take place at the magnificent St Cuthbert’s church, Earls Court, Kensington, London.

Internationally acclaimed musicians of 8 nationalities residing in 4 different countries are gathering together for the first time to participate in this concert, play and sing the immortal music of Komitas.

Vocalists:

  • Sipan Olah -tenor,conductor, concert director-UK-Armenia
  • Hayarpi Yeghikyan – soprano - UK-Armenia
  • Katerina Mina – soprano -Cyprus -UK
  • Andriana Yordanova – soprano - Bulgaria-Malta
  • Clare Ghigo – mezzo-soprano - Malta
  • Angelo Muscat – Tenor - Malta

String instruments

  • Lyudmila Lugovskaya – Violin – Russia-UK
  • Gayane Mirzoyan – Viola - Austria- Armenia
  • Sofiko Tvauri – Cello - Georgia-UK
  • Olga Matevosyan – Violin - USA-Armenia
  • Evgenia Terentieva – piano - Russia-UK

Komitas is one of the main treasures of Armenian classical music and cultural heritage who noted more than 5000 Armenian folk songs during the second half of the 19th and the beginning of the 20th centuries.

Masterpieces by Komitas, some of which have never been performed in the UK before, will be presented by soloists, a string quartet, a vocal ensemble and the Klingen Choir.

There will be a picture exhibition by the British-Armenian acclaimed artist Leonie Pilart on themes of Komitas.

Event hosts and presenters: Vasoula Christodoulou from London Greek Radio and Gary Yeghikyan from KCCA

You will have the chance of enjoying the picture exhibition during the interval. Additionally there will be reception for the guests.

Ticket price: £15

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Tickets by post: Mrs Narine Petrosyan - tel:07534699623

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St Cuthbert’s Church

50 Philbeach Gardens

London

SW5 9EB

United Kingdom

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