Vahagn Hovents

Classical Soloist, Bass

Vahagn is a virtuoso of sacred music with a vast repertoire. His powerful performance of Armenian sharagans was a highlight of the 2017 New Hope Singers benefit for Syrian and Iraqi Armenian refugees.

 

He is a featured soloist of “Lord I Come to You” on the most recent New Hope Singers CD.

 

For “Treasures of Sacred Music” – his solo concert program which included Armenian medieval sharagans – Vahagn was named Best Performer and Virtuoso by the press and music establishments of Austria, Italy, and Russia. He has performed as a soloist with the Armenian Philharmonic Orchestra, Armenian National Radio & TV Orchestra, and is presently soloist of Armenian Sacred Music Singers.

 

Among his many other awards and recognitions, he was named Virtuos of Sacred Music at Concorso Musica Sacra in Rome, Italy in 2008; received a Carnegie Hall Herbert Cohen solo competition award in 2009; and won the America Protégé International Concerto Competition at Carnegie Hall in 2012.

Vahagn is a virtuoso of sacred music with a vast repertoire. His powerful performance of Armenian sharagans was a highlight of the 2017 New Hope Singers benefit for Syrian and Iraqi Armenian refugees.

 

He is a featured soloist of “Lord I Come to You” on the most recent New Hope Singers CD.

 

For “Treasures of Sacred Music” – his solo concert program which included Armenian medieval sharagans – Vahagn was named Best Performer and Virtuoso by the press and music establishments of Austria, Italy, and Russia. He has performed as a soloist with the Armenian Philharmonic Orchestra, Armenian National Radio & TV Orchestra, and is presently soloist of Armenian Sacred Music Singers.

 

Among his many other awards and recognitions, he was named Virtuos of Sacred Music at Concorso Musica Sacra in Rome, Italy in 2008; received a Carnegie Hall Herbert Cohen solo competition award in 2009; and won the America Protégé International Concerto Competition at Carnegie Hall in 2012.

Vahagn has lived in Los Angeles since 2012. He performed Armenian Sacred Medieval hymns with the Glendale Philharmonic Orchestra, and is a very popular soloist with several professional orchestral and choral groups. Vahagn received a Bachelor's in Vocal Performance and a Master's of Music in Opera from Yerevan State Conservatory, Armenia.

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