YEREVAN, FEBRUARY 18, ARMENPRESS. On March 6, 2022, at the remarkable Carnegie Hall in New York, the 37th annual “Musical Armenia” concert will be held, organized by the Eastern Prelature of the Armenian Apostolic Church. The concert will feature works by Armenian-American composer and pianist Tatev Amiryan who will perform her piano compositions. The program will also include his vocal pieces performed by soprano Anna Hayrapetyan, as well as works by Western composers performed by cellist prodigy Laura Navasardian.
Recognizing the importance of discovering and promoting exceptionally talented young Armenian musicians from around the world, the Eastern Prelature of the Armenian Apostolic Church launched the annual “Musical Armenia” concert series in 1982. Since then, the program has remained faithful to its goal by promoting young Armenian musicians and presenting them at a concert at the Weill Recital Hall of Carnegie Hall.
“It is a great honor for me to participate in the “Musical Armenia” concert series. I am very happy to have the opportunity not only to perform in such a remarkable concert hall, but also to present my music to a wider audience in the United States. This concert is of special importance to me, and I am really looking forward to it,” said composer Tatev Amiryan.
Dr. Tatev Amiryan is an award-winning Armenian-American composer and pianist. His music has been performed in the United States, Armenia, Russia, Ukraine, Israel, England, Poland, Spain, Italy, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium and Japan by renowned ensembles and performers such as the German Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra of Bremen, Portland. Youth Philharmonic (USA), National Chamber Orchestra of Armenia, CMEA Central Coast Honors Orchestra (USA), Carpe Diem String Quartet (USA), Ensemble Oktoplus (Germany), Metropolitan Choral of Kansas City (USA) ), Juventas New Music Ensemble (USA), Globus Music Ensemble (Russia), Playground Ensemble (USA), pianists Jeffrey Jacob (USA), Hayk Melikyan (Armenia) and thereminist Thorwald Jorgensen (Country -Low).
Her pieces have been presented in prestigious festivals and projects such as MITO Settembre Musica International Festival (Italy), GogolFest (Ukraine), Królewskie Arkady Sztuki (Poland), Blurred Edges (Germany), Women Composers Festival of Hartford (USA), London International Piano Symposium (UK) and Crossing Borders Music (USA).
Amiryan has received awards such as 1st Prize in UMKC Conservatory Chamber Music Composition Competition, Kansas City Metropolitan Choir Composition Competition, Abundant Silence Composition Competition, Alliance Call for Sheet Music International for Women in Music, Crossing Borders Music Call for Scores, RMN Classical Call for Piano Works, Juventas New Music Ensemble Call for Scores and New Ariel Recordings Fifth Piano Composition Competition 2nd Prize. She has been commissioned by acclaimed organizations and artists such as North German Radio NDR, Portland Youth Philharmonic, ACM Access Contemporary Music, New Ariel Recordings, Abundant Silence Music Publisher, Lilith Ensemble, American pianist Jeffrey Jacob and Armenian pianist, artist Emeritus of Armenia Hayk. Melikian.
Amiryan has performed extensively in Armenia, the United States and the United Kingdom, in prestigious venues and institutions such as Preston Bradley Hall at the Chicago Cultural Center, San Jose State University, Southern Connecticut State University, UMKC Conservatory of Music, Mark Twain House & Museum. in Hartford, CT, Aram Khachaturian House-museum and Komitas Museum-Institute in Yerevan, Armenia, and Royal College of Music in London, UK.