Boston to host Middle Eastern Festival: The Music of Armenia

Boston to host Middle Eastern Festival: The Music of Armenia

PanARMENIAN.Net - The Signature Music Series at Berklee Performance Center, Boston, Massachusetts, continues on March 3 with Berklee’s sixth annual Middle Eastern Festival: The Music of Armenia, according to the Armenian Mirror-Spectator.

The program will feature Perspectives Ensemble directed by flutist Sato Moughalian, presenting Dark Eyes/New Eyes, with a cappella folk trio Zulal and live painting by Kevork Mourad.

Special guests include Ludo Mlado and acclaimed Armenian folk singer Aleksan Harutyunyan.

The concert will also feature music from neighboring regions, including a set of Bulgarian music with Berklee’s Pletenitsa Choir, the Ludo Mlado Dance Ensemble, the Sayat Nova Folk Dance Ensemble, and the Berklee World Strings directed by Eugene Friesen.

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