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Konstantin Agaparonovich Orbelian

composer

Konstantin ORBELIAN, composer. CPSU since 1961; of Armenian Musicians’ Union.

Background

ORBELIAN, Konstantin was born on July 29, 1928 in Armavir City, Armenia. Son of A. Orbelian and S. (née Atarbecara) Orbelian.

Education

Yerevan Conservatoire (Mirzoyan composition class).

Career

Director and Chief Conductor since 1956. Senior; Deputy President, of Institute Jury at Golden Orpheus Festival in Bulgaria since 1971. People's Artist of Armenia 1974, People's Artist of USSR 1979.

Composer of ballets, works for symphony and chamber orchestras, film music, etc., notably Immortality (ballet) 1975, Zangezur (symphonic poem) 1971, string quartet 1956, symphony 1962, choreographic symphony 1967.

Membership

CPSU since 1961; of Armenian Musicians’ Union.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Sport.

Connections

Married Nellie Orbelian in 1986.

father:
A. Orbelian

mother:
S. (née Atarbecara) Orbelian

spouse:
Nellie Orbelian