Commemorating the Armenian Genocide centenary
between 24th March – 24 April 2015 the Chilingirian Quartet are commemorating the centenary of the Armenian Genocide with a special online project releasing 1 song every 3 days from Komitas arranged for string quartet by Sarkis Aslamazian. The songs are lyrical and poignant and last around 3 minutes each. For more on this project, visit the Chilingirian Quartet website at http://www.chilingirianquartet.co.uk/Armenian_Songs.htm to discover these beautiful songs performed at St. Sarkis Armenian church, Kensington, London, February 2015.
Here’s one of the songs featured, ‘Shoushigi’ (song dedicated to a little girl)