Ara Gevorgyan

Armenian composer

Ara Gevorgyan (Armenie: Արա Գևորգյան, born 19 Aprile 1960, Yerevan) is an Armenie muisicker, componer an muisical producer. In 2004 he wis awairdit the Honorar Airtist o the Republic o Armenie title bi the Preses Robert Kocharyan.[1]

Ara Gevorgyan
Born (1960-04-19) 19 Aprile 1960 (age 60)
Yerevan, Soviet Union
GenresPop, Folk, Fusion, World music
ThriftComponer
InstrumentsPiano, synthesizer, keybuird
Years active1983–present
Wabsteidwww.aragevorgyan.net

Gevorgyan's sang Artsakh sang haes gained popularity in Armenie in the last decade.

BiografieEedit

Gevorgian is the son o Armenie fowk-sangster Valya Samvelyan. He studiet at Schuil #31 o Yerevan an at the A. Tigranyan Muisical Schuil at the same time. Durin the twa years he studiet at Yerevan #8 college o Fine Airts. Frae 1983 tae 1987 he studiet at Armenie State Pedagogical University at the faculty o woodwind instruments an pop muisic depairtment. In 1987-1989 Gevorgian taucht conductin at the same Institute, then he wirkit at Armenian Telly ("3 Alik" TV program).

In 1983 he foondit the "Rally" Armenie pop-rock baund, the pairticipant o "Song-85" festival.

He pairticipatit in the Openin Ceremony o the Cultural Year o Armenie in Roushie hostit at the Moscow Kremlin Music Hall an honored bi the presence o the preses o Armenie an Roushie Robert Kocharyan an Vladimir Putin respectively an the famous sangster Charles Aznavour.

Ara Gevorgian co-operates wi Jivan Gasparyan, Ian Gillan, Demis Roussos, Pedro Eustache, Daniel Decker an ithers. Amang his maist popular sangs are "Adana", "Artsakh", "Ov Hayots Ashkharh" an "Ovkyanosits ayn koghm". Gevorgyan componit the music for Roushie prima ballerina Anastasia Volochkova's "Golden cage" ballet dedicatit tae the Bolshoi Theater an aw.[2][3]

He is marriet, haes a dochter an a son.

He haes been awairdit bi the "Mikhail Lomonosov" Roushie medal an the gowd medal o the Meenistry o Cultur o Armenie.

DiscografieEedit

CDsEedit

  • 1995 «Օվկիանոսից այն կողմ» (Over the ocean)
  • 1997 «Կարոտ» (Nostalgie)
  • 1999 «Անի (Ani) (a prize winner o Armenian Music Awards in the US)
  • 2001 «Խոր Վիրապ» (Khor Virap) (a prize winner o Armenian Music Awards in the US).
  • 2005 «Ադանա» (Adana)
  • 2009 «Վաղարշապատ» (Vagharshapat) (a prize winner o Armenian Music Awards in the US).
  • 2010 "The Best of Ara Geovrgyan"

DVDsEedit

  • 1999 "Live in Alex Theater", Los Angeles, EYE Records
  • 2002 "My Sardarapat", live in Armenie
  • 2003 "Ov Hayots Ashkhar"
  • 2007 "Live in Kremlin", Moscow, Roushie
  • 2009 "Live in Citadel", Aleppo, Sirie
  • 2009 "The Best o Ara Gevorgyan

Freemit airtinsEedit

ReferencesEedit

  1. "10 Armenian figures of art receive honorary titles". ARKA News Agency. 21 September 2004.
  2. Григорий Заславский (2003-09-22). "Волочкова не осталась на улице". Nezavisimaya gazeta (in Roushie).
  3. ИА "Татар-информ" (16/05/2007). "Анастасия Волочкова собрала миллион рублей для нуждающихся детей на благотворительном концерте в Казани" (in Roushie). Check date values in: |date= (help)