February 8 (Friday), 20:30–22:00

Address: 27/13 Malaya Gruzinskaya Street

Series: Evening by Candlelight

Featured Artists:

Marina Omelchenko (organ)
Moscow School of Duduk
Oganes Kazaryan (duduk)

Programme: Anania Shirakatsi, I. Pachelbel, J. S. Bach, G. Böhm, C. Saint-Saëns, M. Ekmalyan and more

Ticket prices 800 (400) to 2000

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Titular organist of the cathedral Marina Omelchenko presents her original project uniting innermost musical treasures of Western Europe and Armenia, one of the oldest Christian countries. Organ music which is a world in itself plus the duduk’s soulful voice, a part of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, according to UNESCO: this extraordinary union of two cultures gives new profundity to well-known pieces.

Titular organist of the Roman Catholic Cathedral in Moscow
Marina Omelchenko (organ)


Moscow School of Duduk

Dudukist Ensemble directed by Oganes Kazaryan:

Artur Agababyan

Artur Evteev

Nika Oganyan

Head of Moscow Duduk School
Oganes Kazaryan (duduk)

Anania Shirakatsi

For Our Salvation (arranged for duduk solo)

 

I. Pachelbel

Prelude in D minor

 

M. Ekmalyan

“Lord have mercy” from the “Liturgy” (arranged for dudukist ensemble)

 

Variations on themes of Armenian folk songs

 

G. Böhm

Chorale prelude for organ Vater unser im Himmelreich

 

J. S. Bach

Chorale prelude Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ, BWV 639 (arranged for duduk and organ)

 

D. Zipoli

All’Offertorio and All’Elevazione

 

C. Saint-Saëns

Le cygne, or The Swan (arranged for duduk and organ)

 

J. S. Bach

Aria from Orchestral suite No. 3, BWV 1068/2 (arranged for duduk and organ)

 

R. Amirkhanyan

Armenian Eyes (arranged for duduk and organ)

 

J.-C. Petit

Mother (from Henri Verneuil’s film “Mayrig”)

 

Sayat-Nova

My Life

 

Armenian folk song “The Weather has Cooled down” (arranged for organ, duduk and ensemble of dudukists)

 

Armenian folk song Ingala (arranged for duduk and organ)

 

M. Ekmalyan

“Amen, Holy Father” from the “Liturgy” (arranged for duduk and organ)

Please note that the programme may be subject to change.

We will listen to: Duduk, Kuhn Organ

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