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By LevonChilingirian
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7 days ago

The Chilingirian Quartet – Haydn and Mozart: String Quartets and Quintets

The Chilingirian Quartet has performed many times at The Castle Hotel – this will be their thirteenth appearance since 1978. The event takes place 13 – 15 Apr 2018. Stay at the Castle Hotel …
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By LevonChilingirian
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1 year ago

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MUSIC SUMMER SCHOOL – FOR STRING QUARTETS AND ENSEMBLES
Our Music Summer school for string quartets and ensembles takes place at West Dean College each …
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By LevonChilingirian
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1812 years ago

Summer strings in sunny Seillans – play with the professionals! 

A summer school for advanced string players

Thursday 27 July – Saturday 5 August 2017
with Levon Chilingirian, Susie Mészáros
and Jane Hyland

Residential summer school for …
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Bartók String Quartet II: Levon Chilingirian podcast

Bartok’s second quartet is the best introduction to his music. Wistful, sweet, expressive..then followed in the third and last movement which is bleak, absolutely dark, the hopelessness of the situation during the First World War..it’s very expressive, then very static and then very none expressive..
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By LevonChilingirian
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3 years ago

A video multimedia project of songs by Komitas notated before 1915 of Armenian peasant songs and the Genocide. The songs are arrangements by Aslamazian for string quartet performed by the Chilingirian Quartet and featuring archive and family photos, reminiscences about the role played by music in forging a new Armenian community in Cyprus after 1915
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By LevonChilingirian
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2 years ago

Beethoven’s ‘Serioso’ Op 95 performed by the Chilingirian Quartet

A video recorded live at Petworth festival, England in 2013, features short interviews with the quartet followed by a performance of the first movement from Beethoven’s Opus 95, ‘Serioso’

By LevonChilingirian
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2 years ago

Short video interview with Susie Mészáros, violist with the Chilingirian Quartet

By LevonChilingirian
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2 years ago

What makes a string quartet? You can find out by subscribing to our podcasts, video interviews and reflections

“At every turn one heard uncanny refinements of detail, with good taste, elegance…an ensemble of world stature.”
– The Boston Globe

What makes a …
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By LevonChilingirian
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2 years ago
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“a harmony of voices, talents, and temperament" - The Financial Times
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By LevonChilingirian
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2 years ago

Get deeper in Beethoven and Bartok with the Chilingirian Quartet music appreciation day 23 April 2016 in the beautiful surroundings of West Dean College, West Sussex
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By LevonChilingirian
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1 year ago

Music Appreciation day – Mozart & Beethoven Saturday 18th June, Chorleywood, just north of London

Mozart K464 & Beethoven’s Op. 18 No.5

Levon talks about Mozart’s K464 and Beethoven’s Op.18 No.5 which are the subject of an entertaining, stimulating Saturday afternoon in Chorleywood:
“Before Beethoven had …
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Chilingirians Mozart, Haydn quartets & quintets weekend at the Castle Hotel, Taunton April 2018

August 14, 2017 |

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The Chilingirian Quartet – Haydn and Mozart: String Quartets and Quintets

The Chilingirian Quartet has performed many times at The Castle Hotel – this will be their thirteenth appearance since 1978. The event takes place 13 – 15 Apr 2018. Stay at the Castle Hotel …
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Music Appreciation Saturday 18th June 2016 – Mozart & Beethoven masterpieces explored

April 7, 2016 |

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Music Appreciation day – Mozart & Beethoven Saturday 18th June, Chorleywood, just north of London

Mozart K464 & Beethoven’s Op. 18 No.5

Levon talks about Mozart’s K464 and Beethoven’s Op.18 No.5 which are the subject of an entertaining, stimulating Saturday afternoon in Chorleywood:
“Before Beethoven had …
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Chilingirian Quartet West Dean Music Summer School 12-16 July 2017

March 24, 2016 |

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music summer school by the Chilingirian QuartetMusic Summer school 12-16th July 2017

MUSIC SUMMER SCHOOL – FOR STRING QUARTETS AND ENSEMBLES
Our Music Summer school for string quartets and ensembles takes place at West Dean College each …
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Video Masterclass: Levon at Lake District Summer Music Festival

March 9, 2016 |

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Levon delivers a violin masterclass on Beethoven’s Violin Concerto in D major Op. 61 with performance by Marta Kowalczk. Brathay Hall, Ambleside, August 2014


Manoug Parikian, my teacher by Levon Chilingirian

February 20, 2016 |

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Me and my teacher: Levon Chilingirian and Manoug Parikian

When I began taking violin lessons with my uncle, I was forced to re-examine every aspect of my playing

Manoug ParikianHe was strict …
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