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Lecture - Meet the Composer: Tigran Mansurian on Komitas, AUA

Publish Date: Sep 27, 2016

Event Dates: from Oct 03, 2016 06:00 to Oct 03, 2016 09:00

Meet the Composer: Tigran Mansurian on Komitas

Lecture/Presentation on Komitas as the Armenian forerunner of the art of musical composition, his connection with Armenian literature, and his influences in modern music.

About the speaker:

Tigran Mansurian is a leading Armenian composer of classical music and film scores. He was born in Beirut and educated in Yerevan, Armenia, where his family had moved to in 1947 and settled in 1956. He studied first at the Romanos Melikian Music School under the Armenian composer Edvard Baghdasaryan and later at the Yerevan Komitas State Conservatory. His “Monodia” album was nominated for the 2005 Grammy Award for “Best Instrumental Soloist(s) Performance (with Orchestra)” and “Best Classical Contemporary Composition”.


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