August 18, Naregatsi Arts Institute in Yerevan
September 2, Armavir Cultural Center
September 4, Komitas Chamber Music Hall
October 1,, Byurakan Observatory (closing ceremony)
October 2, Martiros Saryan House-Museum (Honorary concert for composer Lazar Saryan's 90th jubilee)
October 6, Yerevan State Linguistic University after V. Bryusov
Lyndi Williams is an American lyric soprano. She is in Armenia for the first time and will perform all of Manukyan's works for soprano in a series of concerts.
Working with the Amarillo Opera for over a decade, Ms. Williams performed in many concerts around Texas and the mid-western states. She holds a Bachelors Degree from West Texas A&M University and has been performing with Amarillo Opera, Amarillo Symphony, Amarillo Civic Chorus, West Texas Chorale, West Texas Chamber Singers, Sfortzando Singers and other groups.
Ms. Williams has recently been performing in concerts throughout United States and overseas, collaborating with Edward Manukyan as one of the organizers of
Musical Tribute to Scientists project and a frequent performing musician. She is the prize-winner of a number of competitions and has premiered works by noted composers.
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Tatevik Ayvazyan is a concert pianist from Russia, having performed throughout Russia both as a solo and chamber musician. Her career spans nearly a decade and a half.
Ms. Ayvazyan graduated from Novosibirsk State Conservatory after M. Glinka, in 2005, with a Master’s Degree in piano performance, following her study at Bratsk State College of Music. In 2007 she completed her doctorate degree at Krasnoyarsk Academy of Music and Theater, putting forth a thesis on “the Contribution of George Frderic Handel”.
Since 2005, Ms. Ayvazyan has been a professor at Bratsk State College of Music and has also worked as a freelance accompanist in Bratsk and Novosibirsk, Russia.
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Edward Manukyan kisses Aram Khachaturian's gravestone in Yerevan, Armenia.
Revisiting his city of birth, Armavir, Armenia.
...with composer Vartan Adjemyan and pianist Svetlana Navasardyan.
...with composer Alexander Arutiunian. Yerevan, Armenia, 2010.
...with composer Tigran Mansuryan
...with composer Edvard Mirzoyan