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KCCA under the auspices of the Embassy of Armenia to the UK has organised an event dedicated to the 150th birth anniversary of Alexander Spendiaryan and the 100th birth anniversary of Arno Babajanian on Sat, 16 October 2021, 19:00 at St Cuthbert’s Church50 Philbeach Gardens, London, SW5 9EB

The artistic and musical director of the event is conductor, tenor and pianist Sipan Olah (UK-Armenia) who will lead the concert.

Masterpieces by Spendiaryan and Babajanian will be performed by internationally acclaimed professional singers, sopranos-Andriana Yordanova (Malta-Bulgaria), Tatevik Ashuryan-Karapetyan (Germany), Hayarpi Yeghikyan (UK) and mezzo soprano Helen Rotchell (UK). Piano music will be presented by well-known pianists-Yulia Chaplina (UK-Russia), Maria Palazian (UK) and Stavros Dritsas (Greece). Violinist laureates-Ani Batikian (UK), Paula Gorbanova (Latvia) and violist-Gayane Mirzoyan (Austria) along with the Klingen Chamber Orchestra will play orchestral compositions by the two composers and the Klingen Choir will perform songs by Babajanian. Some of these pieces, including orchestral compositions “Yerevan sketches” and “Armenian Rhapsody” for two pianos have never been performed in the UK before.
There will be a picture exhibition by the British-Armenian artists Leonie Pilart and Anna Virabyan based on the themes of the concert’s musical programme.

Free refreshments will be available during the break of the concert and everyone will have the chance to enjoy the beautiful exhibition at the church.

For tickets contact Mrs Narine Sarkisian 07570644689
Online tickets: kccalondon.eventbrite.co.uk

 
A song “Azg parapanc” Music by Arno Babajanian, Ազգ Փառապանծ Ա.Բաբաջանյան performed by  Klingen Choir and Cultural Association
Conductor – Sipan Olah
 
 
KCCA was happy to participate in an online international world choir festival dedicated to the Environment. There were 74 choirs participating in this great event and KCCA is No. 6. This was organised from Thessaloniki, Greece. Thanks to Stratos Tsichlas for invitingKlingen Choir and Cultural Association 🎶🎵🎹
 
 
Rossotrudnichestvo – Russia in the United Kingdom and Klingen Choir and Cultural Association from London in cooperation with Aram Khachaturyan Museum in Yerevan are celebrating the 118th birth anniversary of Aram Khachaturian🎵🎶
🎹 Piano: Sipan Olah UK-Armenia
🎹 Piano: Evgenia Terentieva UK-Russia
🎨 Artists: Gennadiy Ivanov UK-Russia-Belarus
 
 
A song “New Armenia” music and lyrics by Stepan Lusikyan performed by  Klingen Choir and Cultural Association
Conductor – Sipan Olah
Piano – Maria Palazian
 
 
                   
KCCA won The Grand Prix among Groups from 42 countries at the Aphrodite-Voice International-Festival from Cyprus and a special Award of the World Association of Performing Arts ( WAPA Europe ) for High Quality Performance.
 
 
“Sound of Birches”-“Шум берёз” by Konstantin Orbelian. Performance was dedicated to the VDay.
Tenor: Sipan Olah UK-Armenia 
Violin: Paula Izabella Gorbanova UK-Latvia-Russia
Piano: Stavros Dritsas UK-Greece
Artists: @Gennadiy Ivanov UK-Russia
 
 
Newsletter 13 May 2021: 
 
 
Rossotrudnichestvo – Russia in the United Kingdom and Klingen Choir and Cultural Association from #London in cooperation with The Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport of the Republic of Armenia are celebrating the 150th birth anniversary of 🎶 Alexander Spendiaryan
“To Rose” – “К розе” – “Այ Վարդ”
🎙Tenor: Sipan Olah UK-Armenia
🎹Piano: Evgenia Terentieva UK-Russia
🎨Artists: @Gennadiy Ivanov UK-Russia
 
 
Russian Culture Center- Rossotrudnichestvo – Russia in the United Kingdom and Klingen Choir and Cultural Association from #London in cooperation with The Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport of the Republic of Armenia are celebrating the 100th birth anniversary of Arno Babajanian 100
“Give me back the music” – “Верни мне музыку”
🎙Tenor: Sipan Olah UK-Armenia
🎹Piano: Yulia Chaplina UK-Russia
🎨Artists: @Gennadiy Ivanov UK-Russia 
 
 
    
Klingen Choir and Cultural Association won Grand Prix at the international singing competition “Sonata of the stars” from #Lithuania 🇱🇹. KCCA won in 2 nominations THE BEST GROUP and THE BEST WINTER SONG representing the UK🇬🇧 among representatives from 40 countries
 
Newsletter 04 January 2021: 
 
Klingen Choir and Cultural Association with friends presents “A Christmas Blessing” by Philip W.J. Stopford
Artistic director & conductor – Sipan Olah UK
Piano – Irina Fedcenko-Carbonaro Malta
Video Editor – Sean J.H. Rubin
We wish to entire world health and peace on Christmas and happy 2021
KCCA was happy to participate in an online international world choir festival dedicated to Peace. There were 72 choirs participating in this great event and KCCA is No. 4. This was organised from Thessaloniki, Greece. Thanks to Stratos Tsichlas for invitingKlingen Choir and Cultural Association 🎶🎵🎹 YouTube link:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=liaLkhlRvDw…
 
At the international online competition
Culture Caravan – festival & contest
in Poland KCCA won the first place in 2nd senior group (ages 25 and above) among 30 countries. This victory is very special for us as
Klingen Choir and Cultural Association represented UK with an Armenian song #Yerevan-Erebuni. Youtube link available below:
Congratulations to all singers, video editor Sean J.H. Rubin
and Artistic director and conductor Sipan Olah.
 
On the 2nd of July 17:00, in cooperation with the Union of Armenians in Russia-Moscow Branch, Союз армян России – Московское городское отделение, Klingen Choir and Cultural Association’s vocal quartet performed pieces by great Komitas in an ONLINE LIVE CONCERT via Facebook.🎵🎶
  • Conductor & tenor Sipan Olah
  • Soprano Hayarpi Yeghikyan
  • Alto Nairuhi Petrosyan
  • Bass Sean J.H. Rubin

Klingen Choir and Cultural Association is so proud for our victory – taking the 1st Place at the International Music Online Contest Victory Songs 75.Thanks to all our choristers and especially to our artistic director and conductor Sipan Olah

Russian Culture House and Klingen Choir and Cultural Association

Present an Online Concert.

Well-known London based tenor Sipan Olah sings Victory Day songs with his ensemble.

The online concert is dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II

 
Newsletter 30 March 2020:
 
 
Postponed till Summer
13 March 2020 
Concert and Exhibition
A Dialog Between Music and Art 
 
 

Concert-exhibition dedicated to the friendship of the #Armenian #Russian & #Bulgarian nations & the promotion of their cultural heritage in #UK

Newsletter 04 January 2020:

KCCA E-Newsletter 04 January 2020

Newsletter 04 December 2019:

KCCA E-newsletter 04 December 2019

Past Events:

08 December 2019
Klingen Choir will be performing as part of Earl’s Court Community Carol Service.
Newsletter 01 October 2019
 
09 November 2019
Multinational Tribute to Komitas

London-based Armenian Klingen Choir and Cultural Association (KCCA) presented a concert-exhibition dedicated to the 150th anniversary of great Armenian composer Komitas which took place at the St Cuthbert’s church, 50 Philbeach Gardens, Earls Court, Kensington, London at 19:00 Saturday, 9 November 2019.

Newsletter 18 April 2019:

Newsletter 18 April 2019
 
01 June 2019
Armenian & Russian SongsArmenian & Russian Songs
 
23 March 2019
Love songs and Arias
 
15 March 2019
Klingen Choir and Cultural Association performance in a concert organised by Russian community in the UK. Choir sang Armenian and Russian songs in the heart of Westminster in St John Smith Square. The program also included a solo performance of a Russian romance by our conductor-tenor Sipan Olah.

https://www.sjss.org.uk/events/maslenitsa-celebration-concert-london

Dialogue Between Music and Palette (Concert and Exhibition on 11 June 2017)