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LEVON AMBARTSUMIAN, VIOLIN; EVGENY RIVKIN, PIANO- Embassy of Armenia- SOLD OUT!

Date/Time
Date(s) - 11/02/2016
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Location
Embassy of Armenia


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EMBASSY OF ARMENIA
2225 R STREET, NW
WASHINGTON, DC 20008

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2016  7:30pm

LEVON AMBARTSUMIAN, VIOLIN
EVGENY RIVKIN, PIANO

Levon Ambartsumian  studied in the Moscow Gnessin  Music School and then in the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory.  Two years later he was a prizewinner of the Montreal International Competition, and in 1981 he won the All-Union Violin Competition in Riga.  Levon Ambartsumian was distinguished as Honored Artist of Armenia in 1988 and Honored Artist of Russia in 1997.Since 1988 he performed in the USA, Canada, Italy, France, Germany, Greece, Spain, Brazil, and South Korea.  In 1989 Ambartsumian founded the Moscow Chamber Orchestra ARCO which regularly performed in Russia and abroad and now resides in Athens, Georgia, USA.  He is Regents and Franklin Professor at the University of Georgia.

Evgeny Rivkin was born in Russia and earned his master’s and doctoral degrees at the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory, where he studied with Professor Evgeny Malinin.  He has been the recipient of many major awards, including top prizes in the USSR National Piano Competition in 1977, the Sixth International  Tchaikovsky competition in Moscow, the Bayerische Rundfunk Competition in Munich, 1985, as well as the L. MacMahon International Competition in Lawton, Oklahoma. He has appeared as a soloist and chamber musician in  Italy, France, Hungary, Germany, Russia, Latvia, Lithuania, Yugoslavia, USA, Canada, Mexico, Brazil and other countries in live performances as well as radio and TV broadcasts  Program: Schubert, Brahms and Armenian composers. Buffet/wine/parking on street- $95

Videos

 From December 2, 2015 at the Embassy of France, a stirring dedication to the victims of the terrorist acts in Paris.


The Embassy Series Presents, Pianist Nikolay Khozyainov at the Russian Ambassador's Residence.