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Oct 31 Sat
10:00am
Free

Nagorno Karabakh/ Artsakh and the Palimpsests of Conflict, Violence, and Memory

classical, world-music

The UCLA Armenian Music Program presents two musical programs during a one-day international conference titled, "Nagorno Karabakh/Artsakh and the Palimpsests of Conflict, Violence, and Memory,organized by the Armenian Studies Center of the UCLA Promise Armenian Institute.

During the first segment, the UCLA VEM Ensemble, Danielle Segen, UCLA Seraphic Fire Young Singers, The Pogossian Family Ensemble, Lilia and Alexandra Yaralian will present the music of Komitas, Sayat-Nova, Arno Babajanyan, Tigran Mansurian, Alan Hovhaness, Geghuni Chitchian, Ian Krouse, and others. The second segment highlights the music of the Los Angeles-based Armenian composer Artashes Kartalyan.

Registration for this conference is required and free. Please register at the link below.

Register in advance for this event. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

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1:00pm
Free
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Zoom
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contemporary
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Online
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Free
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Zoom
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11:00am
Free
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Online
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12:00pm
Free
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Online