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[Hammer Museum Concert] In Remembrance: Treasures of Armenian Classical, Contemporary & Folk Music

[Hammer Museum Concert] In Remembrance: Treasures of Armenian Classical, Contemporary & Folk Music

The UCLA Armenian Music Program and the Hammer Museum present their annual Armenian Genocide commemoration concert, "In Remembrance: Treasures of Armenian Classical, Contemporary & Folk Music".

Wednesday, April 21, 2021
7:00 PM - 8:15 PM

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Celebrate Armenia’s rich musical heritage with exquisite performances of works spanning more than one thousand years. In commemoration of the Armenian Genocide, the concert presents works by mystic philosopher Saint Grigor Narekatsi, beloved 18th-century bard Sayat-Nova, and the revered master composer Komitas Vardapet alongside selections by contemporary masters Tigran Mansurian, Artashes Kartalyan, and Geghuni Chitjian. Enjoy an evening of performances by the UCLA VEM Ensemble with special guest Armen Adamian, director of the UCLA Armenian Music Ensemble, performing on the duduk (դուդուկ). Introduction by artistic director, violinist, and UCLA professor Movses Pogossian.

 

ATTENDING THIS PROGRAM?

RSVP at: Hammer Museum Site. You will receive an email reminder on the day of the program.

Join live: The program will play live on the Museum website.  

Watch later: This program will be recorded and the recording will be available soon after.

Need help?: Contact the visitor experience team at info@hammer.ucla.edu or 310-443-7000.


Sponsor(s): Herb Alpert School of Music, Hammer Museum at UCLA