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October 28, 2019 - “Tribute to Komitas” – a CD, dedicated to the great Armenian Composer and Priest Komitas

Aug 19, 2021

At the end of October 2020, AGBU Sofia welcomed the famous soloists from Armenia – Hasmik Haroutuniyan (soprano) and Eteri Hovhannisyan (canon) and together with Maestro Levon Manukyan from Bulgaria they created a special CD in memory of the great Komitas.

The recording took place at the famous singer Arthur Nadossian’s Sound City Studio in Sofia. During their stay our dear guests had the opportunity to visit St. Kevork Armenian church in Plovdiv. They met Ter Hratch Muradian who welcomed them and explained the history of the Armenian repiques exposed at crypto museum within the church. They also had a city tour at Old Plovdiv, full of beautiful historical places and also to the well-known Bachkovo monastery.

The AGBU Sofia Board of Directors expresses its gratitude to Hasmik Harutunyan, Eteri Hovannessian and to Maestro Levon Manukyan for the benevolent recording of the CD dedicated to great Armenian composer and priest Komitas as well as to AGBU Varna for sponsoring part of the musical project.