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3rd International Duduk Festival in Moscow
September 11, 2016 12:35

This grand event brings all the best dudukists of the world together on one stage.
Annually music lovers from various cities of Russia gather in Moscow to hear virtuoso playing on the Armenian duduk. The DUDUKIST project dispels the stereotypes that the duduk is a sad instrument. It's not true! The duduk is a many-sided music instrument with rich centuries-old history and it can sound optimistically and up-to-date, at the same time not forgetting about the past. In 2005 the Armenian duduk was recognized a masterpiece of the UNESCO World Intangible Cultural Heritage.
Participants of the 3rd Annual Duduk Festival are as follows:
- the Honored Artist of Armenia, the researcher and inventor of new types of duduk Georgy Minasov with his legendary Dudukner Ensemble famous for its unique sound;
- the Honored Artist of Armenia Gagik Malkhasyan;
- Georgy Minasyan, the best performer of Komitas' works and the winner of Dzhivan Gasparyan Duduk Contest;
- Artak Asatryan, the founder of Tirani Ensemble;
 - popular musician and composer Norayr Barsegyan;
 - famous sisters Anaid and Anna Mkhitaryan from Yerevan;
- Martin Kazaryan, the holder of the Grand Prix of the Babylon Festival;
 - multi-instrumentalist Vitaly Pogosyan;
 - the famous dudukist Argishty from St. Petersburg;
 - Arsen Grigoryan, the founder and member of the Dudubeat band;
- Oganes Kazaryan, the head of the Moscow Duduk School and its Dudukist ensemble;
- Raphael Mkrtchyan, the head of the Armenian Arts School in Sochi;
- Emmanuel Ogannisyan, the teacher of the Komitas Yerevan State Conservatory;
- and the youngest dudukist Tatul Ambartsumyan, who has been a great success at the age of 9.
Akunk Ensemble of the Armenian National Instruments and the dance ensemble Ayasa will also participate in the festival.
Music of various genres and styles will be presented at the festival. Duduk players will perform music masterpieces accompanied by the State Academic Russian Concert Orchestra "Boyan". Thanks to its virtuoso line-up the orchestra boasts unique sounding.
The annual Moscow Duduk Festival has become an important cultural event in life of Russia. It aims at promoting the Armenian duduk, finding new talents, and featuring the world's best dudukists.
 world, increase in the general level of culture of Russia and strengthening of its relations with Armenia and other countries.
The organizer is the DUDUKIST project with assistance of the Congress of the Armenian Youth of Russia (CAYR). Tickets can be acquired in cash desk of KTs the Muscovite by phone: 8 (499) 178-36-06,
Date: September 25, 2016. Time: 7 pm
Venue: Cultural Centre "Muscovite" at the address 46/15 Volgogradsky Avenue, near Tekstilshchiki metro station.


Author: Vera Ivanova

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