Dilijan Chamber Music Series
2018-2019, Season 14

Concert 1

Sunday, October 21, 2018, 3:00 PM


Kartalyan – Psalm No. 8 (Commissioned by the AMAA) - World Premiere
Aharonian – "The Cry of My Soul", song cycle on texts by H. Sahyan - World Premiere
Aharonian – Armenian Dance
Brahms – String Sextet No.1, Op.18

Shoushik Barsoumian, Phil O'Connor, Movses Pogossian, Elizabeth Wilson, Carrie Dennis,
Kate Vincent, Antonio Lysy, Vardan Gasparyan,

Concert 2

Sunday, December 16, 2018, 3:00 PM


Weinberg – Aria for String Quartet, Op.9
Khachaturyan – Sonata-Monologue for violin solo (1975)
Shostakovich – String Quartet No.10, Op.118
Mendelssohn – Octet, Op.20 (original version)

Martin Beaver, Varty Manouelian, Movses Pogossian, Eva Aronian, Paul Coletti,
Cara Pogossian, Clive Greensmith, Edvard Pogossian

Concert 3

Sunday, January 27, 2019, 3:00 PM


Tigran Mansurian 80th birthday celebration concert

Ars Poetica (2000)
Agnus Dei (2006)
Three Medieval Taghs (2004)
String Quartet No.3 (1993)

Boris Allakhverdyan, Varty Manouelian, Movses Pogossian, Kim Kashkashian, Michael Kaufman,
Steven Vanhauwaert, Jonathan Hepfer, Geghart Choir, Vatsche Barsoumian, conductor

Concert 4

Sunday, February 17, 2019, 3:00 PM


Pärt – Spiegel im Spiegel (1978)
Sharafyan – Suite for Clarinet Quintet - World Premiere
Milhaud – Suite for Clarinet, Violin, Piano, Op.157
Schoenberg – Verklärte Nacht, Op.4

Michele Zukovsky, Varty Manouelian, Movses Pogossian, Robert Brophy, Liam Brolly,
Robert deMaine, Armen Ksajikian, Bernadene Blaha

Concert 5

Sunday, March 17, 2019, 3:00 PM

"REVERENCE "(Hommage à Kurtág)

Kurtág – Six Moments Musicaux for String Quartet, Op.44
Avanesov – String Quartet - World Premiere
Petrossian – Liber Secretorum Henoch, String Quartet - World Premiere
Selections for solo piano from Játékok (Kurtág)
Schubert and Rachmaninov – Moments Musicaux
Avanesov – Feux Follets
Bartók – Improvisations, op. 20 ()

Richard Valitutto, Movses Pogossian, Andrew McIntosh, Che-Yen Chen, Coleman Itzkoff

Concert 6

Sunday, April 14, 2019, 3:00 PM


Komitas – Dances for Piano
Beethoven – Piano Trio in C minor, Op.1 No.3
Brahms – Piano Quintet in F minor, Op.34

Sergei Babayan, Varty Manouelian, Movses Pogossian, Teng Li, Peter Stumpf


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