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Aram Khachaturian

Armine Grigoryan

A tribute to the beloved composer’s legacy and celebrated career


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June 2020

Aram Khachaturian

Armine Grigoryan, Director of the Aram Khachaturian House-Museum in Yerevan, pays tribute to the great Armenian composer’s contributions to the world of classical music. Khachaturian’s unique blend of eastern and western musical traditions earned him an internationally celebrated musical career during his lifetime, one that lives on in film, on the stage, and in concert halls around the world. Here, Grigoryan explores some of the highlights of Khachaturian’s career and the inspiration he drew from his Armenian roots.

Armine Grigoryan is the director of the Aram Khachaturian Museum in Yerevan and a professor at the Yerevan State Conservatory. As an accomplished pianist, she also performs with the Khachaturian Trio, a laureate of a number of international competitions. During her musical career, Grigoryan has recorded several CDs, among them, "Unknown Khachaturian," and performed in concerts throughout Europe, Japan, China, Russia, Australia, Canada and the United States. Grigoryan is a prize-winner of the "Roma-2003" international piano competition, where she received a special Medal of the Chamber of the Deputies of Rome, and has been awarded medals from the Ministries of Culture of Poland and Armenia.

Topics: Arts/Culture Biography/Memoir Music