FDU Sands of Time presents pianist Karén Hakobyan in concert


Teaneck, N.J. (April 6, 2015) — Fairleigh Dickinson University is hosting a performance by critically acclaimed Armenian pianist and composer, Karén Hakobyan at its Metropolitan Campus in Teaneck, N.J. on April 25.
Hakobyan will be performing a selection of piano masterpieces by Ludwig van Beethoven, Maurice Ravel, Claude Debussy, Aram Khatchaturian, and Komitas Vardapet, as well as some original compositions.
A virtuoso pianist, Hakobyan emerged as a versatile force on the international musical scene at the age of seventeen, debuting at Carnegie Hall. He has performed all over the world, in major concert halls in Armenia, Argentina, Mexico, Germany, France, and the United States.
Hakobyan won first prize in the Pinault International Audiotape/Videotape Piano Competition, the Four Corners Piano Competition and The Fite Piano Competition. He also placed second at the Armenian Legacy Pianists International Piano Competition, and received the bronze medal in the World Piano International Competition. Giovatto Piano
The concert will be held in the auditorium of the at Frank Giovatto Library on FDU’s Metropolitan Campus on Saturday, April 25 at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6:15 and seating is first come, first choice. Admission to the concert is free and open to the public. To reserve seats contacteliamdur@aol.com. The Giovatto Library is located at 980 University Circle, Teaneck, N.J. 07666.

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