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Sat, Jun 29



An Evening with Oud Virtuoso Ara Dinkjian

Ara Dinkjian, Armenian musicologist and one of the best oud players in the world will talk about early Armenian recordings and perform for us. June 29 at the PAL Theatre.

An Evening with Oud Virtuoso Ara Dinkjian
An Evening with Oud Virtuoso Ara Dinkjian

Time & Location

Jun 29, 2024, 8:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

Vancouver, 581 Cardero St 8th floor -300, Vancouver, BC V6G 3L3, Canada


About the Event

Founder of the band Night Ark, Dinkjian is considered one of the top oud players in the world. His compositions have been recorded in thirteen different languages, which include the multi-platinum hit “Dinata” which was performed in the closing ceremonies of the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens.

Beyond his musical skills, Ara has amassed a large collection of early Armenian recordings. He will share them with us during the evening as well as tell us about the singers and the history of how these early Armenian recording came to be. At the end of the evening, Ara will mesmerize us with his oud playing.

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