“Hover” choral ensemble was established within “Hover” State Chamber Choir. It is gathered from the leading singers of the choir, who are also orchestra musicians. It started to appear in Europe as “Armenian Voices” since January 2012.
Gevorg Avetisyan is one of the leading flutists of Armenian Philharmonic, State Youth orchestras and Opera Theatre orchestra. Kim Sargsyan is a violinist of Armenian National Opera and Ballet Theatre.
Edgar Varosyan is not only singer, but also a pianist and makes arrangements. Vahagn Babloyan has sung in many choirs. He is an author of various choral songs’ arrangements. Artur Manukyan is an author-performer of songs and arrangements. The profession of Areg Ghahramanyan is conducting. He has led a choir group of one of the most famous ensembles of Armenia.
Liparit Avetisyan is one of the leading singers of the Armenian National Opera and Ballet Theatre and also he is a laureate of International competitions such as Concorso Internazionale di Musica Viotti, International Competition for Opera Singers “Maria Bieshu” and “Rosa Mira”.
The ensemble’s repertoire mainly consists of Armenian music which includes spiritual, folk and pearls of contemporary composers; also West European authors’ songs. The performance of composition “Ecloga VIII” by Penderecki was honored with the highest rating by a composer himself. According the program requirements, from time to time, the group is supplemented with female voices (Maria Sardaryan, Tatevik Danielyan, Narine Voskanyan). The Artistic Director of the ensemble is Merited Worker of Arts, Assistant Professor of Yerevan Komitas State Conservatory Sona Hovhannisyan.
“Hover” ensemble was formed only 2 years ago, having appeared as “Armenian Voices” name, and already stirred considerable interest among music connoisseurs appearing with concerts in France: Anger, Brest, Paris, in Germany: Augsburg, in Taiwan: Taipei andNantu. It’s important to underline the successes of ensemble in Paris in the concert hall “Cite de la Music”, Brest in the concert hall “Le Quartz”, and the in the National Concert Hall of Taipei, as well as on many stages of Yerevan.
The ensemble is represented by Daktari Music agency, France.