The Crane: Music from Armenia | Gascia Ouzounian (violin) and Eve Egoyan (piano)

holywell music room

A rare opportunity to hear folk, sacred, and art music by Armenian composers, performed by Armenian Canadian pianist Eve Egoyan and violinist Gascia Ouzounian. Arno Babajanian’s dazzling modernist sonata is presented alongside much-beloved works by Soviet Armenian composer Aram Khatchaturian, and sacred and folk music set by Komitas, an Armenian priest and ethnomusicologist who is widely considered the ‘saviour’ of Armenian music.

Programme

Babajanian                       Sonata for Violin and Piano in B-flat Minor

Khachaturian                  Song-Poem (Based on an Ashugi)

Violin Concerto in D minor Op. 46, 2nd movement

Komitas                            Works includingThe sky is cloudy’ and ‘It is spring’

 

Tickets: £15/£10 (free for music students)

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