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.

 

Gurdjieff Ensemble:

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