The critically acclaimed Dilijan Chamber Music Series presents its third concert
of the 15th season. The festive program, entitled “Love,” features romantic
works by Bruch, Shostakovich, and Arutiunian, as well as Luciano Berio’s
revolutionary Sequenza III for solo voice, and a masterpiece by Johannes
Brahms—his powerful String Quartet No. 1 in C minor. The concert will take place
on Sunday, December 22 at 3 p.m. at Zipper Hall, Asbarez
Making her Dilijan return, soprano Shoushik Barsoumian is joined by the
award-winning Australian pianist Vatche Jambazian in his Series debut. Also
performing are clarinetist Anoush Pogossian, violist Cara Pogossian, cellist
Edvard Pogossian, and violinists Varty Manouelian (Los Angeles Philharmonic) and
Movses Pogossian (Dilijan Artistic Director and University of California, Los
Angeles Professor of Violin).
The 15th Anniversary Season of the Dilijan Series presents an exciting mix of
old and new, known and unknown. Beloved masterpieces by Beethoven, Brahms,
Schubert, and Haydn will be performed alongside works by Komitas, Arutiunian,
Mansurian, Sharafyan, and other Armenian composers.