Culture

George Avakian and Anahid Ajemian Celebration

New York Public Library for the Performing Arts

40 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York, NY 10023

Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter Auditorium

(917) 275-6975

http://www.nypl.org/locations/lpa

Price

Free; Reservations required

Event Dates

Mar 15, 2018

When

5:00pm

George Avakian and Anahid Ajemian Celebration

The Library for the Performing Arts is the proud home of the George Avakian and Anahid Ajemian papers. Music producer, artist manager, writer, and educator, Geroge Avakian (1919 – 2017) is remembered for his collaborations as Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis, Duke Ellington, John Cage, Alan Hovhaness, Keith Jarrett, Sonny Rollins, and many other musicians and composers. Violinist Anahid Ajemian (1924 – 2016) was an essential member of the New York Music scene, championing new music throughout her career as a soloist and with the acclaimed Composers String Quartet. Join us for a celebration of the lives, artistic accomplishments, and contributions of George Avakian and Anahid Ajemian, with live performances, tributes, and archival display.