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Vardan Ovsepian Chamber Ensemble

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Elder Hall

North Terrace

Adelaide, SA 5000

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Helpmann Academy, Bundanon Trust, the National Trust of South Australia and Arts South Australia present:

The Vardan Ovsepian Chamber Ensemble

featuring Slava Grigoryan, Sharon Grigoryan (Australian String Quartet) and Sunny Kim

“Beautiful sound design...wall to wall melody…ingenious incorporation of the piano into the ensemble”

Drew Gress about VOCE (Vardan Ovsepian Chamber Ensemble)

Join world-renowned pianist and composer Vardan Ovsepian for a special performance featuring Slava Grigoryan, Sharon Grigoryan (Australian String Quartet) and Sunny Kim, along with some of Adelaide's finest chamber musicians.

This performance will mark the conclusion of Vardan's time in Adelaide, as the Prelude Composer in Residence at Beaumont House.

Presenting works from his extensive repertoire, as well as new works developed throughout the residency, this performance is a rare chance to experience a musician of Vardan's calibre, alongside exceptional Australian talent.

Chamber Ensemble

Vardan Ovsepian - piano
Sunny Kim - voice
Julian Ferraretto - violin
Karen De Nardi - viola
Slava Grigoryan - guitar
Sharon Grigoryan - cello
Bonnie Aue - bass
Josh Baldwin - drums

About Vardan Ovsepian

Vardan Ovsepian’s own extensive studies include Yerevan State Conservatory, Estonian Music Academy, Helsinki Jazz Conservatory, and Berklee College of Music. Vardan performs solo as well as with artists such as Mick Goodrick, Peter Erskine, Jerry Bergonzi, and David Binney.

In addition to teaching at The Musical Suite in Newburyport, Massachusetts, Vardan has performed and taught masterclasses at many of the world’s finest institutions, including Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival (Alaska), Maine Jazz Camp, Towson University (Maryland), Bucknell University (Pennsylvania), Estonian Music Academy, Swarnabhoomi Academy of Music (Chennai, India), Beijing Contemporary Music Academy, CalArts (California), and Berklee College of Music (Massachusetts).

Complementing his performance and teaching career, Vardan has also released 5 recordings as a solo artist, as well as several duo/trio albums. His recent awards and publications include First Prize at the Achava Jazz Award (Germany, 2017), Chamber Music America Grant for New Jazz Works program funded by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (New York, 2017), and a release of Peter Erskine New Trio album “In Praise of Shadows”

WHEN: Thursday 20 December 2018, 7:15pm for a 7:30pm start - 9:00pm

WHERE: Elder Hall, North Tce, Adelaide

COST: $20 + bf

Drinks will be available to purchase.

Vardan Ovsepian is a participant in the 2018 Prelude Composer Residency Program, supported by the Bundanon Trust, the National Trust of South Australia, Arts South Australia and Helpmann Academy.

Vardan Ovsepian (video)
Slava Grigoryan (video)
Sharon Grigoryan
Sunny Kim (video)

Special thanks to Elder Conservatorium of Music and Portia Valley Wines.

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