FRIENDS of ARMENIAN CULTURE SOCIETY (FACS)
RESILIENT VOICES: 1915-2015
A concert commemorating the centennial of the Armenian Genocide featuring Boston premiere of Tigran Mansurian's Requiem as well as music by Komitas, Hovhaness and Olivero. More about the Project
Sunday, October 18, 2015 at 3:00pm
Pre-concert talk 2:00-2.30 PM
30 Gainsborough Street, Boston 02115
Update: Due to sudden illness, pianist Nareh Arghamanyan is unable to join us this weekend. Violist Kim Kashkashian will step in with a work by Betty Olivero. Thank You, Kim Kashkashian! Get well, Nareh Arghamanyan!
Tickets purchased after October 10 will be held at the "Will Call" table at Jordan Hall.
Tickets no longer available on this site; please refer to Jordan Hall Box office: 617-585-1260 or BMOP Online
Category A $45, Category B $36, Category C $27, Category D $18
Donors will receive priority seating, program book listing and an invitation for two (2) to the post-concert reception. Deadline for inclusion in the program - September 30, 2015.
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“Gil Rose’s Boston Modern Orchestra Project, a path-breaking Boston ensemble, brings expert and fearless excellence to all this music.”
CLASSICAL EAR UK
“The stately, spiritual music of Tigran Mansurian has an underlying sadness. But the surfaces remain unflappable, surprisingly fleshy and incredibly beautiful. It is music that doesn't so much transcend suffering as absorb it, become one with it.”
THE LOS ANGELES TIMES
Skip to 14.45 - 20.25 for the segment about Requiem. Learn more about the Composer here
“Arghamanyan’s playing is compulsive, emotional yet remarkably ‘complete’ for such a young musician – sensitive, unaffected, genuine.”
Learn more about featured soloist Nareh Arghamanyan