Andranik Aroustamian

Andranik Aroustamian

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The ancient Persian stringed instrument, the kamancheh, has been transformed into a much-respected concertizing instrument by Russian-born and Los Angeles-based instrumentalist and composer Andranik Aroustamian. Since emigrating to the United States in 1971, Andranik has performed at such prestigious venues as Carnegie Hall and the Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center. In a review of a 1998 concert, "The Village Voice" wrote, "(Aroustamian) tossed off a cadenza that could have bee... Read more

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