Armenian medieval and contemporary music
Armenian Gurdjieff Ensemble is one of the leading ensembles in the world specializing in ancient, medieval and contemporary music from the Middle East and Armenia.
The Gurdjieff Ensemble, Edison Award-Winning, ECM Records’ recording artists, have successfully performed at a number of prestigious festivals and concert venues, touring in Australia, Russia, the Middle East, North and South Asia, and 26 countries in Europe. The participation at WMFB will be their first appearance in Slovakia.
Levon Eskenian – arranger, artistic director
Emmanuel Hovhannisyan – duduk, zourna, pku
Avag Margaryan – blul, zourna
Armen Ayvazyan – kamancha
Aram Nikoghosyan – oud
Meri Vardanyan – kanoun
Vladimir Papikyan – santur, spev
Davit Avagyan – tar, saz
Mesrop Khalatyan – dap, dhol
Norayr Gapoyan – duduk
Eduard Harutyunyan – tmbouk, cymbals, bell