Hover Chamber Choir Performs in Munich, Brussels
The Hover State Chamber Choir, led by conductor Sona Hovhannisyan, has performed concerts in the cities of Munich and Brussels dedicated to the 150th anniversary of Komitas. The concerts were supported by the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport of the Republic of Armenia.
The first concert of the choir took place in Munich on November 29 at the invitation and support of the European Cultural Foundation (Europäische Kulturstiftung EUROPAMUSICALE), with cellist Michael Hakhnazaryan performing.
The first part of the concert was full of Komitas performances. The second section also featured works by Penderecki, Brooks, Vache Sharafyan, Anna Azizyan, Arzas Voskanyan and other composers. The premiere of Hakob Mazlumyan's Silence (Silence) was also held.
The December 1 Brussels concert took place at invitation and support of the Armenian Cultural Center of Belgium (ASBL Center Socio-Culturel Armenien de Belgique).
The works of Komitas, as well as Mesrop Mashtots, Anna Azizyan, Vache Sharafyan were performed.