Isabel Bayrakdarian—Concert—150th Anniversary of Gomidas

Saturday, January 18, 2020 - 6:30pm

Grammy®-nominated and world-renowned soprano

Isabel Bayrakdarian

with guest musicians from UCSB Department of Music, Los Angeles and Fresno, with Dr. Anna Hamre conducting the Fresno Coro Vox Aeterna

Featuring works by Armenian composer, ethnomusicologist, researcher, and conductor Կոմիտաս Վարդապետ (Komitas - Gomidas Vartabed) (1869–1935)

Purchase tickets online: https://events.eventzilla.net/e/isabel-bayrakdarianconcert150th-anniversary-of-gomidas-2138755183

In recognition of the UNESCO-celebrated 150th anniversary of the birth of Gomidas Vartabed (1869–1935), the program will be an all-encompassing celebration of the composer’s diverse works, and will feature new arrangements including his sacred and secular pieces for choir and solo voice, a collection of children’s songs and prayers, and arrangements of folk songs arranged for voice and string quartet. The mission in presenting this concert will be to celebrate the universality of Gomidas’s music and its ability to transcend and elevate the soul, inspire the mind, and nurture the heart.

Sponsorship Information

The upcoming eagerly anticipated concert celebrating the 150th Anniversary of Gomidas featuring the Grammy®-Nominated Operatic Soprano Isabel Bayrakdarian will feature new arrangements of his sacred and secular pieces for choir and solo voice, a collection of children’s songs and prayers, and arrangements of folk songs arranged for voice and string quartet. It is designed to be a milestone event in the life of our community. We are investing in this once-in-a-lifetime event to help firmly establish in the hearts of our people a love and appreciation of Fr. Gomidas’s profound contributions to our cultural and spiritual heritage. 

With this intention, we have worked to make ticket prices accessible for a wider audience, however that means we need your help to make this concert possible. We are inviting you to become a shareholder in this vital endeavor by joining our team as a sponsor. In addition to helping us manifest this event, we are thrilled that each sponsorship level offers exciting opportunities.

 

GOLD

SILVER

$1000 and up

$500

  • Private post-concert meet-and-greet with Isabel
  • Preferred seating 
  • Pre-concert informative talk and champagne reception 
  • Recognition in the program
  • Preferred seating 
  • Pre-concert informative talk and champagne reception 
  • Recognition in the program

BRONZE

FRIENDS

$250

$100

  • Pre-concert informative talk and champagne reception
  • Recognition in the program
  • Recognition in the program

In addition, please note that all attendees are invited to attend the general reception following the concert in our Paul Family Fellowship Hall.

Venue: 
St. John Armenian Church
275 Olympia Way
San Francisco, CA 94131