Delos’ Constantine Orbelian and the Yerevan Opera House have won the Armenian Ministry of Culture’s Tsitsernak National Music Award! The award was in the Best Musical Presentation category for their Armenian premiere of “The Last Judgment”. The show featured a performance of Verdi’s Requiem set to the visual accompaniment of 3D animations of Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel paintings.
“For all of us at the Yerevan Opera, it is a distinct honor to win the Tsitsernak Awards in the Best Musical Presentation and Best Musical Performer categories. We are also profoundly grateful to the RA Ministry of Culture for encouraging and fostering world-class musical excellence through the Tsitsernak National Music Awards, an event that has already become synonymous with the cutting edge of contemporary Armenian music.” —Constantine Orbelian