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Zaven Vardanyan

Zaven Vardanyan was born in 1945 in Aleppo, Syria, and immigrated with his parents to Armenia in 1947. He is a graduate of the Yerevan Komitas State Conservatory, where he studied string performance and conducting. After graduating in 1974, he was engaged as the assistant conductor of the Armenian State Symphonic Orchestra, a position he held for five years. In 1979, Maestro Vardanyan founded the Yerevan State Chamber Orchestra, where he was principal conductor until 1990. From 1994-2000, he served as the conductor of the Yerevan State Theatre of Opera and Ballet. In 2003, he moved to Quenca, Ecuador, where he has taught in the music department at the Quenca State University and led the local symphony. In 2006, he founded the Society of Opera Friends in Quenca, and opened the Quenca Opera Theatre. Despite his residence in Central America, Maestro Vardanyan maintains contacts with the music culture in Yerevan; for example, since 2000, he has served as a director of the Armenian Sacred Music Research and Performance Center of the Armenian Ministry of Culture. He likewise leads numerous concerts and festivals in Yerevan.

He has founded and/or led several music festivals in Armenia, including those dedicated to the music of J.S. Bach and Armenian sacred music, as well as the Shakespeare's Days in Armenia Festival (2000). He has led concerts of various styles and mediums, including numerous operatic productions; he likewise has concentrated much on the music of contemporary Armenian composers - such as is found here at the Classical Archives. Among his awards received include a Gold Medal at the Armenian Republic Competition (1969). We are pleased to feature Maestro Vardanyan here at the Classical Archives.

Zaven Vardanyan
email: zavenvardanian@hotmail.com


Zaven Vardanyan Zaven Vardanyan was born in 1945 in Aleppo, Syria, and immigrated with his parents to Armenia in 1947. He is... More
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