This weekly news coverage gives an opportunity to keep up with the most notable musical events of the last week.
Festivals and guest performances, memorable dates and anniversaries, presentations, conferences, creative meeting, as well as performances by world known musicians in Armenia. All these events are reflected in “Phonograph” on regular basis.
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Phonograph 26.10.2019

Summary of the week of the "Aurora" forum at the Tatev Monastery.
"Yerevan Jazz FEST 2019" has started. Stanley Clark, a four-time Grammy winner, was in Yerevan.
Christoph Barat and Paul Emanuel Thoma were the guests of the 13th Yerevan International Music Festival.
The "Vark Hayots" has participated in folk festivals in Romania and Serbia.
The title of this week's event in the "Meeting with Art" series was "Komitas and Dance".

Phonograph 02.11.2019

The "Modern Classics" composing festival has started, which brought world-famous composers to our country. Tigran Mansuryan's music was played at the first concert.
Jubilee ceremony at the native opera house - The 90th anniversary of the RA People's Artist, conductor Yuri Davtyan was celebrated.
Jazz double bassist Lars Danielson and his band were in Armenia at the invitation of the "Yerevan Jazzfest".
This year the music world celebrates the 100th anniversary of the famous pianist, pedagogue, Honored Art Worker of the Armenian SSR Georgy Sarajev.
The third concert of "Jazzfest 2019" took place. The special guests were trumpet player, vocalist John Marshall and singer Agatha Irakema.

Phonograph 09.11.2019

The works of Chinese composer Jiang Chen were performed within the framework of the "Modern Classics" composition festival.
Concert dedicated to Gia Cancelli, master of stunning highlights and sharp contrasts, within the framework of the "Modern Classics" composition festival.
Krzysztof Penderecki was in our country. The composer conducted the Armenian National Philharmonic Orchestra.
For the first time within the framework of the SilkNote festival, Armenia hosted the "Jamiroquai" group.
Tribute of the students to the teacher, brilliant pianist-pedagogue, Honored Art Worker of the USSR Anna Ambakumyan.

Phonograph 16.10.2019

Alexander Tchaikovsky, Darya Tchaikovskaya, Yuri Bashmet within the framework of the "Modern Classics" composition festival.
Renowned Latvian composer-musicologist Georges Pelecis was in Yerevan these days, participating in his author's evening.
The composition of the music project "Symphonic Adiemus" under the direction of the author Carl Jenkins.
During the author's evening dedicated to the 90th birthday of Geghuni Chtchyan, the composer's chamber vocal-instrumental works were performed.
Mozart's "Requiem" performed by the Kaunas State Choir at the National Academic Theater of Opera and Ballet after Spendiaryan.

Phonograph 23․11․2019

One of the oldest functioning string quartets in the world, the Komitas Quartet is already 95 years old.
Armenian National Philharmonic Orchestra and The Hakhnazaryan family celebrated the 70th anniversary of violinist Suren Hakhnazaryan.
Composer Alexei Shore's "Crystal Castle" ballet has been recreated on the Armenian stage.
"Three Art Universities Week" project dedicated to the 150th anniversary of Komitas.
Concert dedicated to the memory of sculptor Arto Chakmakchyan.
The initiative of the Youth Opera Program "Opera Art for Music Schools" at Dilijan International School.

Phonograph 30.11.2019

Reinhard Seehfer's chamber nocturne "Time becomes space" with commentary by the author of the Armenian National Philharmonic Orchestra. 
The famous German composer and conductor was hosted in the "Phonograph" pavilion.
Composer Robert Amirkhanyan celebrates his 80th birthday. 
The "Komitas-150" scientific session launched at the National Academy of Sciences.
The concert of the State Jazz Orchestra of Armenia within the framework of the 2nd part of the "Armenian Jazz Project".

Phonograph 07․12․2019

Komitas-150 scientific session presents reports on Komitas Vardapet's art. The session concluded in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, in the hall of the Old Residence. "ADIEMUS" by Carl Jenkins, led by Hovhannes Chekidjian. The "Hover" State Chamber Choir was in Munich at the invitation of the European Cultural Foundation EUROPAMUSICALE. The State Symphony Orchestra of Armenia with new instrumentation, together with DJ and singers performed the arrangements of Michael Jackson's most popular songs. The premiere of "Anush" musical performance based on Tumanyan's words and based on Komitas melodies took place.

Phonograph 14.12.2019

The concert of the State Symphony Orchestra of Armenia was dedicated to the 85th anniversary of composer Alfred Schnittke. Dance performance "Tumanyan's world" by the Vanadzor's "Horovel" song and dance ensemble. Thanks to the efforts of the "Naregatsi" Art Institute, the book "Wedding Ritual and Komitas" was published. The concert of "Geghard" choir dedicated to the 150th anniversary of Komitas.



Phonograph 21.12.2019

The 7th Khachatryan International Festival launched with a joint performance by Maxim Vengerov and the Armenian State Symphony Orchestra. The concert of 10 "Grammy" laureates, the legendary "Take 6" sextet in Yerevan. This year's surprises of "Aram Khachatryan and Jazz" project. "In memory" - a concert dedicated to the memory of Petros Haykazyan. "Aleak" folk trio aims to present the traditional Armenian song.



Phonograph 28.12.2019

A New Year gala concert is being prepared at the National Academic Theater of Opera and Ballet. The soloist of the year-end concert of the Armenian National Philharmonic Orchestra was one of the most popular and famous pianists of our time, Khatia Buniatishvili. Jazz arrangements of Christmas, New Year songs, classical and folk melodies at the year-end concert of the State Jazz Orchestra of Armenia. "Holy Nativity" in the special hall of opera and ballet. A jubilee concert was dedicated to the 75th birthday of jazz pianist Levon Malkhasyan.



Phonograph 01.02.2020

Concert-radio program "Komitas-150. postscript. " How does the rock arena live and breathe in Armenia today? The guest of "Phonograph" is the president of the Armenian Rock Association, bass guitarist, founder of "Dogma" band Vardan Grigoryan.



Phonograph 08.02.2020

Armenian classical performance art was listened from Shanghai Theater to the National Center for Beijing Arts. Led by Eduard Topchyan, the Philharmonic Orchestra introduced ten concerts in nine cities. The State Symphony Orchestra of Armenia has started touring the year and presented 8 concerts in the most famous concert halls in Europe. The first concert season of the 2020 of the State Chamber Orchestra of Armenia has launched. "Mathematics and music. Harmony Transition" exhibition and lecture. The anniversary of the formation will celebrate the "Armenian Music Band" playing unique format.