Armine Grigoryan, Director of the Aram Khachaturian House-Museum in Yerevan, recounts the formative years of the renowned Armenian composer, from his childhood in Tbilisi to the beginnings of his prodigious musical career in Moscow. By the time he graduated from the conservatory, Khachaturian had already made his indelible mark on the likes of such giants of classical music as Prokofiev and Shostakovich, embarking on a musical career that would span decades and transcend borders.
Armine Grigoryan is the director of the Aram Khachaturian Museum in Yerevan, Armenia and a professor at the Yerevan State Conservatory. As an accomplished pianist, she also performs with the Khachaturian Trio, a laureate of a number of international competitions. During her musical career, Grigoryan has recorded several CDs, among them, “Unknown Khachaturian,” and performed in concerts throughout Europe, Japan, China, Russia, Australia, Canada and the United States. Grigoryan is a prize-winner of the “Roma-2003” international piano competition, competition, where she received a special Medal of the Chamber of the Deputies of Rome, and has been awarded medals from the Ministries of Culture of Poland and Armenia.
Legendary performer and composer Yanni has announced he will celebrate the 25th Anniversary of “Live At The Acropolis” with a world tour that will launch this Spring in the United States. The “Yanni 25 – Live At The Acropolis Anniversary Concert Tour” will kick off on April 23, 2018 at the King Center in Melbourne, FL. The tour will keep him on the road through the summer, hitting cities across North America including Atlanta, Charlotte, Philadelphia, Cleveland, New York, Chicago, Montreal, Toronto, Los Angeles and more. Additional dates will be added shortly.
After playing historic sites around the globe—including India’s Taj Mahal, China’s Forbidden City and the Pyramids at Giza—renowned new age musician Yanni comes to the St. Augustine Amphitheater in St. Augustine on Friday, April 27, and at the Dr. Phillips Center in Orlando on April 30.