“La bohème”: Ballet on the life of Charles Aznavour will be on stages in autumn.

French-Armenian legendary singer Charles Aznavour’s ilfe and activity will be concluded in one act ballet, Principal Balletmaster of Alexander Spendaryan National Academic State Opera and Ballet Theatre.

Charles Aznavour’s songs will be on the basis of “La bohème”. It will present Charles Aznavoure’s path. “La bohème” is 1 act ballet, duration about 40 minutes. The most popular songs will be presented. It is very difficult to choose as all of Aznavour's songs are known,” Roudolf Kharatyan mentioned. Kharatyan assured the performance will be available in autumn 2016.
Charles Aznavour, born Shahnour Varinag Aznavourian on 22 May 1924, is a French and Armenian singer, songwriter, actor, public activist and diplomat. Aznavour is known for his unique voice: clear and ringing in its upper reaches, with gravelly and profound low notes. He has written more than 1,200 songs, sung in eight languages, sold more than 180 million records. He is one of France's most popular and enduring singers. He has been dubbed France's Frank Sinatra, while music critic Stephen Holden has described Aznavour as "French pop deity. He is also arguably the most famous Armenian of his time. In 1998, Aznavour was named Entertainer of the Century by CNN and users of Time Online from around the globe. He was recognized as the century's outstanding performer, with nearly 18% of the total vote, edging out Elvis Presley and Bob Dylan. He has sung for presidents, popes and royalty, as well as at humanitarian events. In response to the 1988 Armenian earthquake, he founded the charitable organization Aznavour for Armenia. In 2009, he was appointed ambassador of Armenia to Switzerland, as well as Armenia's permanent delegate to the United Nations at Geneva.
Source: ARMENPRESS

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