The UCLA Armenian Music Ensemble brings Armenia’s rich musical history to life with mezzo-soprano Danielle Segen, the VEM String Quartet (Ji Eun Hwang, Aiko Richter, Morgan O’Shaugnessey, Jason Pegis), and special guest and Los Angeles–based composer Artashes Kartalyan. Presented at UCLA's Hammer Museum, the program features exquisite chamber music by Komitas Vardapet and compositions by Aram Khachaturian, Edward Mirzoian, and Alan Hovhaness. The program is introduced by artistic director, violinist, and UCLA music professor Movses Pogossian. LEARN MORE
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In Remembrance: Classical Music by Armenian Composers
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