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Mar 6 2019

Symposium “East and West: Search for Meeting Point” – Tigran Mansurian 80th Anniversary Celebration

Lani Hall

Armenia’s foremost living composer’s 80th anniversary is celebrated during a day-long symposium and a gala concert. Featured symposium speakers include composer/pianist Artur Avanesov (Armenia); Artistic Administrator of Seattle Symphony, Elena Dubinets; Director of Lark Musical Society, Vatsche Barsoumian, Lisa Cooper Vest (University of Southern California), A.J. Racy (UCLA) and Ian Krouse (UCLA) and Narekatsi Chair of Armenian Studies at UCLA, Peter Cowe.

The symposium will be followed by a gala concert in Schoenberg Hall featuring several of Tigran Mansurian’s masterworks, along with the works of his close friends Arvo Pärt, Alfred Schnittke, and Valentin Silvestrov. Featured guest artists include Principal Clarinetist of the Los Angeles Philharmonic and UCLA faculty Boris Allakhverdyan, Artur Avanesov (piano), VEM String Quartet, Danielle Segen (mezzo-soprano), UCLA Camarades, Antonio Lysy (cello), Varty Manouelian (violin), Movses Pogossian (violin), Miroslava Khomik (violin), Tiffany Wee (Violin), James Lent (piano), Seraphic Fire/UCLA Ensemble Artists, and James Bass.

Register in advance for this event. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the event.

Attending this Symposium?

This Symposium is from 2:00pm to 5:30pm on March 6, 2019.
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The evening Concert Begins at 8PM on March 6, 2019.
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Self-service parking is available at UCLA’s Parking Structure #2 for events in Schoenberg Music Building and the Evelyn and Mo Ostin Music Center. Costs range from $1 for 20 minutes to $20 all day. Learn more about campus parking.


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