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Multinational Concert Tribute to Komitas

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A concert-exhibition dedicated to the 150th anniversary of great composer Komitas by the London-based Armenian Klingen Choir and Cultural Association. Internationally acclaimed musicians are gathering together for the first time to participate in this concert, play and sing the immortal music of Komitas.

Komitas is one of the main treasures of Armenian classical music and cultural heritage who noted more than 5000 Armenian folk songs during the second half of the 19th and the beginning of the 20th centuries. Masterpieces by Komitas, some of which have never been performed in the UK before, will be presented by soloists, a string quartet, a vocal ensemble and the Klingen Choir.

There will be a picture exhibition by the British-Armenian acclaimedartist Leonie Piladjian on themes of Komitas. You will have the chance of enjoying the picture exhibition during the interval. Additionally there will be reception for the guests. Ticket price includes refreshments at the end of the concert.

This event is hosted by St Cuthbert

St Cuthbert’s is one of London’s largest and finest 19th century churches, it rises dramatically amongst the Victorian terraces of Philbeach Gardens, forming a group with the adjacent clergy house and Philbeach Hall.

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