February 03, 2017
During the 1st round of the 13th Aram Khachaturian International Competition the participants-vocalists will present pieces by Komitas

Composer, musicologist, musician-folklorist, singer, conductor, teacher Komitas is the founder of the Armenian national school of composition. Being a profound expert of national music, Komitas created an original synthesis of Armenian monodic (one-voice) thinking and European polyphony that has endured to the present.

During his lifetime Komitas has turned to various musical genres. He devoted most of his professional life to the study and arrangement of Armenian folk music.

For more details about Komitas’ biography and his creative activities follow the link http://www.komitas.am/eng/index_eng.htm