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16:00 - Pearls of Music Theater, 19:30 - classical music, 20:00 - Prayers, 20:02 - Gandzasar Daily Program (Arm.), 21:00 - Parents' Meeting (Repeat), 22:00 - Mirror (Repeat), 22:30 - classical music, 24:00 - Prayers, 24:02 - Gandzasar Daily Program (Russian), 16:15 - classical music, 20:00 - Prayers, 20:02 - Gandzasar Daily Program (Arm.), 21:00 - Spiritual Discussions (Repeat), 22:00 - Voskeporik, 22:15 - classical music, 23:00 - Armenian Monasteries and Sanctuaries (Repeat), 24:00 - Prayers, 24:02 - Gandzasar Daily Program (Russian),
Host - Olya Nurijanyan
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Tuesday - 09:00, 11:00, 13:00
Friday - 09:00, 11:00, 13:00
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Conductors, performers, singers, actors, directors... They make our days significant with various concert and theater evenings. Every day in the morning they hold their rehearsals. If they find time, then on Tuesday and Friday they rush to us, to Radio Vem, to talk about their upcoming concert or play. And this live conversation becomes a real "surprise meeting."

 

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04 April Watching in Silence and Listening to His Sounds…

Starting from April 8, Komitas Museum-Institute will host a temporary exhibition titled “Sound and Silence: Musicians and Instruments in the Course of Centuries.” We’re going to get acquainted with the historical course of development of instrumental music in the Armenian Highland. Our guest is art critic Nayiri Khachatryan, the coordinator of the forthcoming exhibition, the head of the Exhibitions Department of Komitas Museum, and its Manager of Educational Programs.

 

31 March Waiting for Illumination

In 2013, Austria-based composer Ron Hannah visited Armenia. He was impressed with the talent of the Armenian people and especially was inspired by the image of St. Gregory the Illuminator. His feelings gave birth to the opera “The Illuminator” which will be premiered on April 3 and 4. Our live guest is the conductor of the upcoming performance Harutyun Arzumanyan.

 

28 March Armenia, a Beautiful Nun of Asia

On March 29, an open lesson of Chinese and a meeting with traditional Chinese art of drinking tea await us at the presentation event of the “Armenian-Chinese and Russian-Chinese Dictionary of Diplomatic and Political Terms.” The author of the dictionary is Lilit Hakobyan, teacher of Chinese, head of the Learning Department of Confucius Institute at Yerevan Brusov State University of Languages and Social Sciences.

 

24 March Let it Be Deemed Right…

On March 24, Cafesdjian Center for the Arts launched its exhibition season of 2017 by hosting the exhibition “Multidimensional Rudolf Khachatryan.” In the Artsiv hall of the Center, the artist’s works of Yerevan, Moscow and London periods are exhibited that “have never seen each other”… Our guest is the director of exhibitions of Cafesjian Center, PhD in art criticism Armen Yesayants.

 

21 March Wonderful, Unforgettably Luxurious…

Such was Gegham Grigoryan’s singing. To the memory of this famous tenor is dedicated the evening of March 23 at the Alexander Spendiaryan National Academic Opera and Ballet Theater. One of the performers of the concert will be soloist of the theater, mezzo-soprano Varsenik Avanyan for whom Gegham Grigoryan’s name is very dear and precious.

 

17 March Toward Mirzoyan's May

From May 10 to 12, the Composers' Union of Armenia is organizing the Fourth Edvard Mirzoyan Republican Competition of Young Composers. Our guest is composer Edmond Makaryan, head of Information Department at the Composers' Union.

14 March ARé

The title of this year's Festival of Performing Art is "Performing Narrative." Talking in the language of dance, speech, silence, art… The artistic director of the festival Marine Karoyan is sure that a good story always interests people. ARé starts with British Candoco Dance Company's concert on March 16, 5 p.m.

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10 March Dialogue on the Topic of Opus 3

With musicologist Shushan Hyusnunts and composer Arsen Babajanyan, we talked about past and upcoming events of the international music festival. A festival, in which met the life story of the artists of the early 20th century and the look, penetrating into the music of the late 20th century, as well as the singing piano and Armenian viola... The next meetings will be held from March 11 to 15.

 

07 March Aram Khachaturian’s Third Ballet

On March 5, Alexander Spendiaryan National Academic Theater hosted a premiere. In the Masquerade ballet staged by Vilen Galstyan, the character of Arbenin was played that day by Ruben Muradyan, one of the leading artists of the theater. “I am an Armenian, and this is my theater. The warmth that I get in this theater and from this audience, I have never received in another place,” confesses our guest.

 

03 March Clinging to Spiritual Relics…

On March 4, at 1 p.m., the Literature and Art Museum will host a conference and a temporary exhibition dedicated to the 140th anniversary of Derenik Demirchyan. Our guest is the head of the Demirchyan House-Museum Karine Rafayelyan.

 

28 February Triumph Trio

Geghuni Chtchyan, Simon Hovhannisyan, Stepan Shakaryan, Mikhail Kokzhaev, Vard Manukyan, Aram Satyan, Armen Smbatyan… Their songs and romances will be performed by  Triumph Trio. On March 2, singers Anna Poghosyan, Sar Sargsyan and pianist Julieta Khachatryan invite us to the first spring meeting of the series “Musical Thursday at Khachaturian’s House.”

 

24 February Haro Stepanyan Fest

A conversation before final concerts. Our guest is Sargis Balbabyan, Chief of Artistic Management at the State Youth Orchestra of Armenia. After the 8th Festival of Armenian Composers' Art, the music library of Radio Vem will be enriched with new concert recordings.

 

21 February Farewell to the Winter

On February 22, the Alexander Spendiaryan National Academic Theater of Opera and Ballet  invites to a romantic and vibrant evening. Winter will depart under the direction of conductor Harutyun Arzumanyan.

 

21 February Romantic Love Song


This is the title of the next evening of the series "Musical Thursday in Khachaturian's House" that will take place on February 23 and will present the songs of the 220-year-old Franz Schubert. Our guest is the initiator and participant of the concert, pianist Margarit Sargsyan.

 

17 February The Musician Giver

On February 18, the State Chamber Orchestra of Armenia invites to a concert dedicated to famous violinist Jean Ter-Merguerian. The musicians that will play at the concert are his pupils: Artashes Mkrtchyan, Bagrat and Astghik Vardanyan, and Dianna Adamyan. Today we host conductor Vahan Martirosyan and Astghik Vardanyan.

 

14 February Bring That Little Girl to Study Violin…

On February 17, the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Armenia and violinist Anush Nikoghosyan will play Sergei Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No. 2. Our guest confesses: "When I was playing the second part of this concert, there were moments when I could realize why I had chosen this profession."

 

10 February A Warrior on the Stage, a Knight in Life

The feast of St. Sargis is another occasion to speak about the real love. Such is the love of Hayk Tigranyan, soloist of the Spendiaryan National Academic Opera and Ballet Theater, and his wife Armine...

 

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