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CROSSROADS 2018

C o n t e m p o r a r y   m u s i c   d a y s  i n  A r m e n i a

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Composers in residence:

Jean-Pierre Deleuze | Belgium

Vahram Sarkissian |  Canada

Guest musicians:

Aram Hovhannisyan |  Armenia/Switzerland

flutist/composer

Laurence Mekhitarian | Belgium

pianist

Featuring:

Ani Karapetyan, violin                                    

Mary Dolmazyan, viola                         

Mikayel Navasardyan, cello                                  

4 may 20:00 | Cafesjian Center for Arts, Yerevan

Concert 1. Noesis 

Aram Hovhannisyan, flute | Laurence Mekhitarian, piano

Program

Vladimir Ussachevsky (1911-1990)  - Wireless Fantasy for tape (1960, AP)

David Balasanyan (b.1983) - Tweet (in memory of Tatevik Baghdasaryan) for flute solo (2016, WP)

Mario Davidovsky (b.1937) - Synchronism I for flute and tape (1962)

Vahram Sarkissian (b.1981) - Noesis for flute and piano (2018, WP)

Jean-Pierre Deleuze (b.1954) - Espaces Oniriques II for piano solo (2010, AP)

Sergey Umroyan (b.1991) - Notifications.exe for flute and electronics (2018, WP)

Claude Ledoux (b.1960) - Abîmée for flute and piano (2018, WP)

 

5 may 11:00 | AGBU, Yerevan

Seminar and masterclass for student composers.

Lecturer : Jean-Pierre Deleuze

5 may 14:30 | LOFT, Yerevan

Masterclass for student composers.

Lecturer : Vahram Sarkissian

6 may 13:00 | LOFT, Yerevan

Seminar and masterclass for student composers.

Lecturer : Claude Ledoux

 

6 may 20:00 | AGBU, Yerevan

Concert 2. Back to the Sound

Laurence Mekhitarian, piano

Program

Tristan Murail (b.1947) – Cloches d'Adieu, et un Sourire (1992, AP)

Claude Ledoux (b.1960) – Saveurs de Ciel (2017, WP)

Artur Avanesov (b.1980) – 3 pieces from «Feux Follets» (2000s)

Jean-Pierre Deleuze (b.1954) - Hayastan (2017-18, WP)

Franck C. Yeznikian (b.1969) – Par le Noir… (2010, AP)

Beat Furrer (b.1954) – Voicelessness (The Snow Has No Voice) (1986, AP)

Ashot Zohrabyan (b.1945) – Piano Sonata (1979)

Jean-Luc Fafchamps (b.1960) – Back to the Sound (2010, AP)

 

7 may 17:00 | UWC Dilijan College, Dilijan

Seminar by: Jean-Pierre Deleuze

 

Concert[ino] 3. festival guest musicians

Laurence Mekhitarian, piano | Vahram Sarkissian, voice,

Aram Hovhannisyan, flute

Program

Jean-Pierre Deleuze (b.1954) – Hayastan for piano solo (2017/18)

Vahram Sarkissian (b.1981) – Ad Voc for male voice and flute (2018, WP)

Claude Ledoux (b.1960) – Abîmée for flute and piano (2018)

 

8 may 17:00 | GTC, Gyumri

Concert 4. Espaces Oniriques

Laurence Mekhitarian, piano | Vahram Sarkissian, voice,

Aram Hovhannisyan, flute

Program

Vladimir Ussachevsky (1911-1990) - Wireless Fantasy for tape (1960)

Vahram Sarkissian (b.1981) – Ad Voc for male voice and flute (2018)

Jean-Pierre Deleuze (b.1954) – Espaces Oniriques II for piano solo (2010)

Sergey Umroyan (b.1991) - Notifications.exe for flute and electronics (2018)

Ashot Zohrabyan (b.1945) – Piano Sonata (1979)

Claude Ledoux (b.1960) - Abîmée for flute and piano (2018)

 

10 may 20:00 | Komitas Museum-Institute, Yerevan

Concert 5. Reflets

Aram Hovhannisyan, flute | Ani Karapetyan, violin

Mary Dolmazyan, viola | Mikayel Navasardyan, cello

Laurence Mekhitarian, piano

featuring Vahram Sarkissian, voice

Program

Artur Akshelyan (b.1984) – Sinous for violin, cello and piano (2015, AP)

Morton Feldman (1926-1987) – The viola in my Life III for viola and piano (1970)

Henri Pousseur (1929-2009) - Océan Papouindien for electronics (from "Paysages Planétaires", 2000) 

Vahram Sarkissian (b.1981) – Ad Voc for male voice and flute (2018)

Ruben Antonyan (b.1988) – Extension for violin, viola and cello (2016, WP)

Jean-Pierre Deleuze (b.1954) – Reflets for flute, cello and piano (2007, AP)

11 may 11:00 | House-Museum of Aram Khachaturian, Yerevan

Seminar for young pianists by Laurence Mekhitarian

11 may 20:00 | Ulikhanyan Club, Yerevan

Closure of the festival

Private concert, improvisations