September 13, 2019 – Concert dedicated to the 150 years after Komitas' Birth
4:20, 13-09-2019

The concert started with Saribek Sar Sargsyan – special address to the public. Being unable to be present as initially planned, Saribek Sargsyan warmly welcomed the audience with a special video call and performed with his beautiful baritone voice the song Grung by Komitas. He saluted all present people at the Krikor Azarian Hall and wished the concert good luck.

Following, with a great emotion, Karina Gevorgyan /AGBU Sofia member/ informed and presented to the guests the life and the musical world of the Armenian nation’s great priest, composer, singer, musicologue and director - Komitas.

Soloists from Armenia, Anna Poghosyan - soprano, performed in a bright way the sixteen songs of the concert program written and composed by Komitas, as well as other musical pieces written by his students and followers such as Galanteryan, Perperyan, Eranyan, Kanachyan, A. Harutunyan, Babajanyan and Sayat Nova. Margarita Sargsyan – piano soloist brightly accompanied Anna Poghossyan’s performances.

All present lived great emotional moments and highly appreciated and acclaimed the two bright soloists Anna Poghosyan and Margaret Sargsyan for their extraordinary performances.

At the end of the concert, Arno Kouyumdjyan /Chairperson of AGBU Sofia/ thanked to both wonderful soloists and gave them special awards on behalf of AGBU Sofia.

AGBU Sofia express their special thanks to AGBU Sofia Chairperson of  honor - Sonia Avakian – Bedrossian for her continuous efforts and initiatives for organizing such special concerts to preserve and present to the Armenian community in Sofia the cultural heritage and the legacy of the Armenian nation!

May the life, the message and music of great composer Komitas continues to live in the hearts of all Armenians and may he continues to inspire eternally all over the world the actual , the new and future generations to come !

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