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Armenian Kanun Artist to Play with Pasadena Symphony

On March 12 George Stelluto, will lead the Pasadena Symphony in Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7, one of his most profound achievements, enduring almost two centuries and cherished all over the world. The audience will also experience the enchanting beauty of Mendelssohn’s music for Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream plus a spectacular kanun concerto by Armenian master Khachatur Avetisyan played by Karine Hovhannisyan.

Co-Chairs Condemn Cease Fire Violations

The Co-Chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group (Ambassadors Bernard Fassier of France, Robert Bradtke of the United States, and Igor Popov of the Russian Federation) are deeply concerned by reports of cease-fire violations along the Line of Contact before and after the March 5 Sochi Summit. Such senseless acts, if confirmed, would contravene the commitment of the parties to refrain from the use of force and to seek a peaceful settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.