- Independent Journalism From Today's Armenia
April 23, 2004

Arts: Matters of Art and Culture in Armenia

JAMing: A review of Jazz Appreciation Month in Armenia

“She is old, but she is as modern as tomorrow, a brand new woman everyday, and as endless as time mathematics, living with her is a labyrinth of ramifications” so said jazz pioneer Duke Ellington of the music that is much alive in Armenia.

From April 7 to 17 jazz fans of Yerevan enjoyed the pleasure of being in the endless labyrinth of jazz technique.

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Home Song: Renowned soprano makes Yerevan debut

Noted soprano Isabel Bayrakdaryan sang in Armenia for the first time Tuesday night (April 20) and found an overflow audience ready to embrace the New York Metropolitan Opera singer.

Aram Khachaturyan Concert Hall was standing-room-only, and included President Robert Kocharyan and First Lady, Bella Kocharyan.

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According to Agnes


Random or Planned?: Attack on former politician raises questions

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Rural Tragedy: Anthrax suspected in death of cattle

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Our Best in Budapest?: Can Armenia's choice handle the environment of an international murder trial?

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In honor of each of Armenia's Catholicoses, 131 evergreens were planted on the grounds of Saint Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral in Yerevan, April 18.



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