Stamford Hosts a Chamber Orchestra
| September 12, 2019
Friends of Music of Stamford welcome Pegasus: the Orchestra for ‘Americana’. Conductor and pianist Karen Hakobyan talks to us by phone about the concert which features music by Copland, Barber, and Gershwin, and about his musical career which started when his parents’ neighbors wanted to get rid of a piano.
Photo credit: Karen Hakobyan
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