Armenian Artists

Conductor (1926-1998)

He is an Armenian conductor, pedagogue and founder of the Opera class of the Conservatory. He is a People's Artist of RA (1976).

Composers, 1903-1978

One of the most prominent composers of the 20th century music, the founder of the new Armenian school of composition, Aram Khachaturian is frequently spoken of as being a Russian composer.

Composer

He was born in 1903 in Echmiadzin, died in Yerevan in 1977.

Composer

He was born in 1913 in Turkestan, died in Yerevan in 1990.

Cello

Born in Yerevan, Armenia. Studied at Tchaikovsky School of Music with Armen Mesropian.

Soprano

The renowned singer Arax Davtian received her secondary musical education as a pianist and then continued studies at the R. Melikian Music School as a singer.

Soprano

She is a graduate of voice from the Komitas State Conservatory in Yerevan, Armenia. She was one of the leading sopranos of the Armenian National Opera before migrating to Australia in 1994.

Composer

He was born in 1935 in Akhaltsikh. In 1961 he graduated from the Yerevan Conservatoire, the class of compositions after G. Yeghiazarian and L. Sarian.

Piano

Areg Simonian was born in 1972 in Yerevan.

Piano

A prize-winner at several of the world’s most prestigious international piano competitions including the Leeds, the Van Cliburn, the Guardian Dublin, the William Kappell, the Gina Bachauer, and mos