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Iranian maestro composes requiem in commemoration of Ukraine plane crash victims

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Christian Fernsby ▼ | February 17, 2020
The legendary Iranian Armenian composer and conductor Loris Tjeknavorian has composed a requiem in commemoration of Ukraine plane crash victims.
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The requiem entitled Requiem for UIA Flight 752 has been written to lament over the demise of the passengers of the plane.

Topics: Iran Ukraine plane crash

Razmik Ohanian, Yarta Yaran, Ehsan Beiraghdar, Alireza Rad, Shahu Zandi, Naser Izadi as well as Bardia Sadr Nouri have collaborated on the project.

Commenting on the creation of the artwork, Tjeknavorian stated that converting his deep sorrow over the incident into a piece of art in no time was "a miracle".

Loris Tjeknavorian, born on 13 October 1937 in Borujerd, is an Iranian Armenian composer and conductor.

As one of the leading conductors of his generation, he has led international orchestras throughout the world such as in Austria, the UK, the USA, Canada, Hungary, Copenhagen, Iran, Finland, Russia, Armenia, Thailand, Hong Kong, South Africa, and Denmark.