25.12.2012 | 
Culture
JUBILEE CONCERT
JUBILEE CONCERT
The series of concerts, devoted to the 90th anniversary of the State String Quartet after Komitas, started at YSU.
The event was organized by YSU Cultural Centre and YSU management. A number of beloved famous works by Komitas and foreign composers were performed.

The event was attended by YSU Vice-rector on Students, Alumni and Public Relations Ruben Markosyan, Director of Cultural Centre Karine Davtyan and students.

The guests were first greeted by Karine Davtyan, who welcomed the initiative and then presented some details about the history of the quartet.

Ruben Markosyan said: It is a great honor for the University to host such famous quartet. Thank you that the series of concerts start at YSU.

Director of the Komitas State Quartet, RA Peoples Artist, laureate of international contests and state awards Eduard Tadevosyan also welcomed our students. By the way, he is in office for about 45 years, beginning with 1967.

We are pleased and honored to be hosted at YSU. Thank you for the warm reception, - said Eduard Tadevosyan.

This quartet is one of the best quartets of the USSR. It is the oldest string quartet in the world, which was founded by talented musicians Avet Gabrielyan and Sargis Aslamazyan in 1924 in Moscow.

2014 marks the 90th anniversary of the quartet. And in 2013 RA Ministry of Culture and Cultural Development Fund are going to organize series of concerts on this occasion.
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