Milano / Tuesday 17 September 2019
Nor Arax String Quartet
Nor Arax String Quartet

Ecoteatro / at 09:00 PM

ARMENIA

Armenian music, which embodies an East-West synthesis that draws inspiration from folk culture, has a special fascination all its own. We delve into it courtesy of Komitas Vardapet, the father of modern Armenian music, and some of today’s leading composers.

Komitas Vardapet Otto miniature per quartetto d’archi su temi armeni* Aram Khačaturjan Doppia fuga per quartetto d’archi Alan Hovhannes Quattro bagatelle op. 30 Tatev Amiryan Quartetto n. 2 “Retro non” Khatchadour Avedissian Im Yerek** Arno Babadjanian Elegy** Georges Ivanovič Gurdjieff Thomas de Hartmann Tre brani da Asian Songs and Rhythms**

Quartetto d’archi Nor Arax

Giacomo Agazzini,
Umberto Fantini, violins
Maurizio Redegoso Kharitian, viola
Claudia Ravetto, cello

* transcriptions by Sergey Aslamazyan

** transcriptions by Maurizio Redegoso Kharitian


The concert will be preceded by a brief introduction courtesy of Luigi Marzola

Assigned seating € 3