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Armenian and Russian Song concert, London
June 1, 2019 @ 19:00 - 20:30 UTC+0£15
St Cuthbert’s Church
50 Philbeach Gardens
London SW5 9EB
London based Armenian Klingen Choir and Cultural Association (KCCA) and London Russian Choir (LRC) are collaborating for the first time to present a spectacular programme of Armenian and Russian songs performed by both choirs at the magnificent St Cuthbert’s Church in Kensington.
Tenor, Conductor Sipan Olah from KCCA and Soprano, Conductor Polina Shepherd from LRC are going to conduct their choirs and perform unique solo pieces themselves. There will additionally be solo performances by soprano Hayarpi Yeghikyan and pianist Ingrid Chan.
Well known poetry recitalist and actress Jenia Nersisyan will present a poem by the great Armenian writer Hovhannes Tumanyan. It is the 150th birth anniversary of the magnificent writer and most of the Armenian songs of this event are based on his lyrics to highlight his legendary literary heritage.
Acclaimed artist Leonei Pilart will present a picture series of 6 paintings on canvas in Armenian themes.
The concert will finish with two joint songs by the Armenian and Russian choirs performed in Armenian and Russian and will be followed by a reception during which people can enjoy the picture exhibition.