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World-renowned Operatic Sensation Isabel Bayrakdarian To Perform at NAASR Gala

World-renowned Operatic Sensation Isabel Bayrakdarian To Perform at NAASR Gala

World-renowned opera singer Isabel Bayrakdarian will perform songs of Gomidas and Sayat Nova at the sold-out Gala of the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in Cambridge, MA, on Saturday, November 2, 2019. A versatile opera singer, and concert and recording artist, Ms. Bayrakdarian has performed to great acclaim with the premier orchestras of the world and will be celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the birth of Gomidas (1869–1935), the priest, musicologist, and choirmaster, with her performance at the NAASR Gala. Accompanying her will be the Borromeo String Quartet, one of the most important string quartets of our...

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NAASR To Host Grand Opening of New World Headquarters ~ Friday, November 1, 2019

NAASR To Host Grand Opening of New World Headquarters ~ Friday, November 1, 2019

BELMONT, MA -- On Friday, November 1, 2019, the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) will host the Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting of its spectacular, new, state-of-the-art global headquarters, named after Vartan Gregorian, President of the philanthropic foundation Carnegie Corporation of New York. The new building’s official name will be the NAASR Vartan Gregorian Building, fulfilling the request of the building’s principal benefactors, Edward and Pamela Avedisian of Lexington, MA. The public is invited to attend the ceremony from 4 to 7 pm, at 395 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA. This historic event is the result of a...

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NAASR Expands Worldwide Reach While Building New Headquarters

NAASR Expands Worldwide Reach While Building New Headquarters

In the midst of constructing its new state-of-the-art headquarters in Belmont, MA, the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) has also expanded its programs and scholar support worldwide with an unprecedented level of activity in the first half of 2019. Read it in MASSIS Post or continue reading here. Unprecedented Number of ProgramsTo date, in 2019, NAASR has sponsored or co-sponsored 38 programs on a wide variety of subjects and in many locations, the most in its history for a six-month period.  These events have taken place in Massachusetts, California, New York, New Jersey, Washington, D.C., Maryland, and,...

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