geghard ensemble

Our main goal is to spread the Armenian choral music. Together with this we are very pleased to include in our programs Russian and Western musical compositions. Our repertoire usually consists of Armenian sacred and secular choral works: classical and contemporary arrangements of medieval sacred monodies and folk songs. Since 2001, following the purpose of its creation, Geghard Choir takes part in the Divine Liturgy in St. Geghard Monastery every Sunday and on feast days. We are happy to cooperate with other ensembles working in the field of choral music, as well with those who are interested in choral art.

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Artistic director Mher Navoyan. Conductor Anahit Papayan

“Geghard” Ensemble was founded in 2001 by soloist and conductor Anahit Papayan. This female ensemble consists of eight singers. The artistic director is Mher Navoyan, PhD, medievalist-musicologist, professor of Yerevan State Conservatory after Komitas. Besides the Divine Liturgies sung each Sunday in St. Geghard Monastery (IV-XIII c.), the ensemble has also wide concert activities. The main aim of the ensemble is to present Armenian sacred and folk choral music in Armenia and abroad. The concerts are often accompanied by the lectures on Armenian music by the artisric director Mher Navoyan.
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  • Anahit Papayan

    Anahit Papayan

    Conductor, Soprano

  • Tatev Tadevosyan

    Tatev Tadevosyan

    Soprano

  • Luiza Yeremyan

    Luiza Yeremyan

    Soprano

  • Katarine Hovhannisyan

    Katarine Hovhannisyan

    Alto

  • Ruzanna Harutyunyan

    Ruzanna Harutyunyan

    Alto

  • Ani Simonyan

    Ani Simonyan

    Soprano

  • Anna Arzumanyan

    Anna Arzumanyan

    Alto

  • Ani Hovhannisyan

    Ani Hovhannisyan

    Alto

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