100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide:
a live concert not to be missed

At the Orange Armenia Foundation we are commemorating the victims of the genocide with an exceptional concert that will take place at the Théâtre du Châtelet on 21 April.

Presented by the Armenian General Benevolent Union, this concert will be broadcast live on fondationorange.com at 8 pm on 21 April.

Armenia’s musical heritage takes centre stage

The program features works by emblematic Armenian composers: Komitas (1869-1935), whose melodies inspired by traditional songs are considered the jewels of Armenia’s musical heritage, Aram Khatchatourian (1903-1978), undoubtedly the most famous Armenian composer of the 20th century, and the young composer Michel Petrossian. The evening will come to a moving end with Mozart’s Requiem.

Musicians from all over the world

Performing under the baton of conductor Alain Altinoglu are the Armenian World Orchestra, an ephemeral group of musicians of Armenian origin from all over the world, the Gulbenkian Choir and prominent solo singers and instrumentalists.

The concert will also be broadcast live on Armenia TV and at the Yerevan Opera Theatre in the Armenian capital.

Post a comment

pre-moderation

This forum is moderated before publication: your contribution will only appear after being validated by an administrator.

Who are you?
Your post
  • This form accepts SPIP shortcuts [->url] {{bold}} {italic} <quote> <code> and the HTML code <q> <del> <ins>. To create paragraphs, simply leave blank lines.

On the same topic

See more On the same topic

A unique musical show inspired this year by Africa, hosted by André Manoukian with the exceptional participation of Angélique Kidjo. An evening during which nearly 80...

The bands play on! Jazz, world music, classical music, French songs… In 2021, we have chosen to support young festivals, some of which were “born” in the midst of a health...

Three awards for literature and comics

Having initiated lecteurs.com, the Orange Foundation has also created two literary prizes, the Orange Book Prize and the Orange Book Prize in Africa. A third has now been...

The winner of the Orange Foundation’s Orange Book Prize in Africa in 2019 has this year won the Prix Goncourt des lycéens! The prestigious Prix Goncourt des lycéens (voted...

Among the 40 festivals that we are sponsoring in France and in Africa this year, 22 have been cancelled. They were meant to welcome more than 300,000 people this summer....

Occasional photographer, lover of old photographs, frenetic instagrammer, collector of cameras… This new MOOC is intended for all those who are interested in photography,...