Ara Gevorgyan

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Ara Gevorgyan
Born 19 Aprile 1960 (1960-04-19) (age 54)
Yerevan, Soviet Union
Genres Pop, Folk, Fusion, World music
Occupations Componer
Instruments Piano, synthesizer, keybuird
Years active 1983–present
Wabsteid www.aragevorgyan.net

Ara Gevorgyan (Armenie: Արա Գևորգյան‎, born 19 Aprile 1960, Yerevan) is an Armenie muisicker, componer an muisical producer. In 2004 he wis awairdit the Honorar Airtist o the Republic o Armenie title bi the Preses Robert Kocharyan.[1]

Gevorgyan's sang Artsakh sang haes gained popularity in Armenie in the last decade.

Biografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Gevorgian is the son o Armenie fowk-sangster Valya Samvelyan. He studiet at Schuil #31 o Yerevan an at the A. Tigranyan Muisical Schuil at the same time. Durin the twa years he studiet at Yerevan #8 college o Fine Arts. Frae 1983 tae 1987 he studiet at Armenie State Pedagogical University at the faculty o woodwind instruments an pop muisic depairtment. In 1987-1989 Gevorgian taucht conductin at the same Institute, then he wirkit at Armenian Television ("3 Alik" TV program).

In 1983 he foondit the "Rally" Armenie pop-rock baund, the pairticipant o "Song-85" festival.

He pairticipatit in the Openin Ceremony o the Cultural Year o Armenie in Roushie hostit at the Moscow Kremlin Music Hall an honored bi the presence o the preses o Armenie an Roushie Robert Kocharyan an Vladimir Putin respectively an the famous sangster Charles Aznavour.

Ara Gevorgian co-operates wi Jivan Gasparyan, Ian Gillan, Demis Roussos, Pedro Eustache, Daniel Decker an ithers. Amang his maist popular sangs are "Adana", "Artsakh", "Ov Hayots Ashkharh" an "Ovkyanosits ayn koghm". Gevorgyan componit the music for Roushie prima ballerina Anastasia Volochkova's "Golden cage" ballet dedicatit tae the Bolshoi Theater an aw.[2][3]

He is marriet, haes a dochter an a son.

He haes been awairdit bi the "Mikhail Lomonosov" Roushie medal an the gowd medal o the Meenistry o Cultur o Armenie.

Discografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

CDs[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • 1995 «Օվկիանոսից այն կողմ» (Over the ocean)
  • 1997 «Կարոտ» (Nostalgie)
  • 1999 «Անի (Ani) (a prize winner of Armenian Music Awards in the US)
  • 2001 «Խոր Վիրապ» (Khor Virap) (a prize winner of Armenian Music Awards in the US).
  • 2005 «Ադանա» (Adana)
  • 2009 «Վաղարշապատ» (Vagharshapat) (a prize winner of Armenian Music Awards in the US).
  • 2010 "The Best of Ara Geovrgyan"

DVDs[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • 1999 "Live in Alex Theater", Los Angeles, EYE Records
  • 2002 "My Sardarapat", live in Armenie
  • 2003 "Ov Hayots Ashkhar"
  • 2007 "Live in Kremlin", Moscow, Roushie
  • 2009 "Live in Citadel", Aleppo, Sirie
  • 2009 "The Best of Ara Gevorgyan

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "10 Armenian figures of art receive honorary titles". ARKA News Agency. 21 September 2004. 
  2. Григорий Заславский (2003-09-22). "Волочкова не осталась на улице". Nezavisimaya gazeta (in Russian). 
  3. ИА "Татар-информ" (16/05/2007). "Анастасия Волочкова собрала миллион рублей для нуждающихся детей на благотворительном концерте в Казани" (in Russian).