The Armenian Radio and TV Chamber Choir

The Armenian Radio and TV Chamber Choir was founded in 1979 by a famous Armenian composer Edgar Hovhannissian.

In 1984 Tigran Hekekyan had become the artistic director and principal conductor of the Choir.

The choir had given a large number of concerts and took part at different International  Festivals and Choir Competitions in Russia, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Hungary, Poland, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Georgia, Israel, Holland, Spain, France, Japan, and Switzerland.

In 1991 the Choir had won the Third Prize at the Arnhem International Choral Competition in Holland.

In 1991 the Choir soloist Anahit Shakhnazarian had been awarded two gold and one silver medals at the  "Eisteddfod’’ International Competition, in Roodepoort, South Africa.

In 1992 the choir had won both the Grand Prix and the gold medal at the Takarazuka International Chamber Chorus Contest in Japan.

The choir had given a number of charity concerts in Armenia, France, Austria, Switzerland and Lithuania for Karabakh, the Children’s Fund of Lithuania and the 1988 Earthquake Relief Fund.

The repertoire of the choir ranges from medieval, folk, sacred, classical, contemporary to pop, jazz, and rap musical pieces.

The choir had recorded four LP-s released in Moscow and Holland, three CD-s released in the USA, Holland, and Moscow, and two compact cassettes released in Armenia.

The choir is a member of the European Federation of Young Choirs “Europa Cantat”.