GLENDALE, CA.–The Armenian National Treasures Foundation will be presenting an Armenian Holiday Concert featuring the Cilicia Symphonic Orchestra with world renowned conductor Maestro Mikael Avetissian on Thursday, December 27, 2007, 7:30 p.m. at the Glendale Presbyterian Church (on 125 S. Louise Street, corner of Harvard and Louise).
The orchestra will play traditional Armenian holiday scores that have been part of the Armenian Heritage for over 100 years, and also present works from well known Armenian Composers.
Invited guests and ticket holders will experience the traditional songs Armenia’s sing and play during their holiday gatherings and celebrations. The audience will also see snapshots of biographies of famous Armenian inventors, composers and writers throughout history on two large screens as the songs are being performed. The entire concert will be taped and broadcasted internationally via satellite and the internet. Horizon 24 Hour Armenian Television and Armenia’s Public TV-H1 will be broadcasting the concert as well.
Tickets can be purchased by calling Chaterian World Music at (818) 242-6928. Doors will open at 6:45 p.m. The conductor is a recipient of the City of Glendale and the County of Los Angeles Artistic Achievement Diamond Award.
The Armenian National Treasures Foundation (ANTF) ‘s Established in 2007, the ANTF fosters pride in the Armenian heritage. ANTF works to instill the values of the Armenian people by stimulating broad-scale involvement of all generations, and encouraging the preservation of the Armenian traditions and customs. ANTF also contributes to the restoration and conservation of sites and buildings of archeological and historical importance to the Armenian population.