Armenian Melodies in Austin

Sat. Feb 8, 2020 at 7:00pm CST
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February 8, 2020

Contact: Tigran Parsamian


Telephone: (512)905-0993


Sarkis Pertosyan with support of Musical Connections presents:


Armenian Melodies in Austin

February 8(Sat.), 2020 at 7:00 p.m. at the

Hope Presbyterian Church

11512 Olson Dr. Austin, TX 78750

This evening performance will feature Armenian Contemporary, Folk and Classical music performed on the Santour, the Armenian national instrument, with Piano and Armenian Dhol (Armenian percussion instrument). Armenian santour maestro Sarkis Petrosyan, internationally acclaimed pianist Hamayag Hovanessian with famous vocalists Vazgen Avetyan and Emma Tovmasyan from California. They will perform folk and Classical music which spans the Armenian tradition from the 12th century to the 20th century. The performers were classically trained at the Komitas State Conservatory.

The Santour, similiar to the Romanian cimbalom or the Ukranian cimbali, is a stringed instrument, a hammered dulcimer played with mallets to create a unique range of sound.


Tickets (at the door):

Adults: $30

Seniors and Students: $15

Children under 15: FREE

Advance tickets at:


This performance is made possible with support from the City of Austin’s Cultural Arts Division, Musical Connections, Russian Speakers Society, Armenian Arts and Music of Austin.


To learn about upcoming shows or to obtain interviews or reviews, contact Sarkis Pertosyan at or at (512) 919-2252.


More information is available from Musical Connections at


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Hope Presbyterian Church 11512 Olson Drive
Austin, TX 78750
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