Luys I Luso (Light from the Light) is a unique project for piano and voices by Tigran Hamasyan featuring Yerevan State Chamber Choir conducted by Harutyun Topikyan. This is a fresh and attractively youthful representation of the Armenian sacred music of the 5th to 20th centuries released by well-known record label ECM in September 2015. The repertoire ranges from enthralling hymns and sharakans (genre of Armenian chants) to breathtaking cantos by Grigor Narekatsi, Nerses Shnorhali, Mesrop Mashtots, Mkhitar Ayrivanetsi, Grigor Pahlavuni, Komitas, Makar Yekmalyan, etc., arranged for piano and voices by the pianist himself. All the compositions apart from “Patriarchal Ode” are written in Grabar, also known as Classical Armenian – the oldest attested form of the Armenian Language. Luys i Luso project tour started on March 24, 2015 with a premiere in Yerevan, and then continued with numerous performances in Georgia, Turkey, Lebanon, France, Belgium, Switzerland, Czech Republic, England, Germany, Luxembourg and Russia. More joint concerts with Tigran Hamasyan and Yerevan State Chamber Choir will be performed in October 2015 in France, Switzerland, England and later in USA. The entire tour and the concerts will be recorded by a professional camera crew and will come out as a separate film in 2016.

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