Armenia Resounding: A tribute to composer Alan Hovhaness

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Friday, May 23, 2008 | 8:00pm
Program Notes with the evening's composers at 7:00pm
Jordan Hall at New England Conservatory
Alan Hovhaness Armenian Rhapsody No. 1 (1944)
Vache Sharafyan Sinfonia No. 2 un poco Concertante (2008)*
Alan Hovhaness Armenian Rhapsody No. 2 (1944)
Alan Hovhaness Armenian Rhapsody No. 3 (1944)
Tigran Mansurian Three Arias: Sung Out the Window Facing Mount Ararat (2008)*
Alan Hovhaness Exile Symphony (Symphony No. 1) (1936)

*World Premiere, Commissioned by BMOP

Gil Rose, conductor

This concert is made possible with the generous support of American Express.

News and Press

[Concert Review] In season finale, BMOP charts the Armenian experience
Centuries of upheaval have made the Armenian diaspora one of the world's largest; by some estimates, almost three times as many Armenians live outside the country as in it. Charting Armenian music and inspiration, the Boston Modern Orchestra Project's season finale, "Armenia Resounding," balanced perspectives from within and without.
The Boston Globe Full review