First Board Meeting of “Komitas Music Society of Japan”
First executive board meeting of “Komitas Music Society of Japan” convened on June 6 at the Armenian Embassy in Tokyo. The board discussed the goals and activities of the society and approved its executive council and constitution. The president of the society, which aims at presenting the Armenian spiritual, folk, and classical music, is renowned pianist Takahiro Akiba who often performs Armenian composers’ pieces both in Japan and in Armenia.
Among the honorary members of “Komitas Music Society of Japan” are Eduard Tadevosyan, artistic director of the Komitas Quartet, legendary soprano Arax Mansourian, and celebrated pianist Anahit Nersesyan. The honorary president of the society is H.E. Grant Pogosyan, the Ambassador of Armenia to Japan.