Yury Harutyunian


He was born in 1944 in Kirovabad (Azerbaidjan). In 1972 he graduated from the Yerevan Conservatory, the composer faculty, the class of E. Mirzoian.
From 1967 until 1996 he was the director of the music studio “Armenfilm” in Yerevan. In 1997 he established a great studio of recordings “Recording-Brevis” in the Armenian Composers’ Union.

Night songs (on the words after Japanese poet Lipo) (1971 Czechoslovakia, Germany, Baltic, and Japan)
“Arabescs” for symphonic orchestra (conductor David Khandjian, 1977)
Vocal suite “Autumn” (on the words after V. Terian)
Symphony N° 1 (1984, conductor R. Mangasarian)
“Age” (Psalms of David) for performance with the accompaniment percussion, (1997, Festival of sacred music in Scotland, Yerevan 1998, Kiev, Moscow, performer Araks Mansurian, Hasmik Hatsagortsian)
Quartet N° 1 (1981)
Quartet N° 2 (1992)
3 melodies for voice and instrumental orchestra (on the words after M. Metsarents, 1989)
3 choruses a cappella (on the words after A. Isahakian) Moscow 1996
Arrangement of music for the film “Colour of grenad” (International festival of music for film)

A member of the Composers’ Union of Armenia.