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Vartan Adjemian (*1956)
Vartan Adjemian was born 1956 to a very well-known and popular family in Armenia.
His grandfather, Vartan Adjemian Sr. (1905-1977) studied with Stanislavsky and Vsevolod Meyerhold and was the General Stage Director of the National Theatre of Armenia and his grandmother was Arus Asryan (1904-1987), one of the leading actress of the same institution.
His father, Alexander Adjemian (1925-1987),...
A study in contrasts
The Fantasia was written in 1996 for the renowned Finnish tuba virtuoso, Harri Lidsle, who played the first performance of the work during the 1998 International Tuba/Euphonium Conference in Minnesota (USA), followed by numerous other performances in Finland, USA, Iceland and various other countries. The piece is a study in contrasts, in this case the contrasts between the tuba, with its main theme, and the piano's lyric and colorful materials which interact directly with the tuba's sturdy sound.
Vartan Adjemian, Yerevan, Armenia, 2008
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