Dark Eyes/New Eyes: Kamancha by Sayat-Nova
Kamancha by Sayat-Nova (1712-92), the great Armenian ashough or poet/composer. Performed live in New York City on May 16, 2013 in Perspectives Ensemble’s presentation Dark Eyes/New Eyes. Featuring Ara Dinkjian, oud; Nina Stern, chalumeau; Bridget Kibbey, harp; Sato Moughalian, flute; John Hadfield and Shane Shanahan, percussion. Visual art by Kevork Mourad.
This concert was made possible through the generous support of the Jarvis and Constance Doctorow Family Foundation, Jarvis Doctorow, and Robert & Suzanne Larson in celebration of the life of Danièle Doctorow. Perspectives Ensemble is deeply honored to be the recipient of this year’s Danièle Doctorow Prize.
Additional support is generously provided by the Hegardt Foundation, and Judson Arts, Michael Conley, Director, as well as the NoMAA General Operating Support Re-Grant Program made possible by JPMorgan Chase Foundation and the Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone Development Corporation. Dark Eyes/New Eyes is made possible, in part with public funds from the Fund for Creative Communities, supported by New York State Council on the Arts and administered by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council.