Featured Profile: Berj Zamkochian Over the Years
Berj Zamkochian was an Armenian-American organist. He studied at the New England Conservatory of Music and eventually joined the faculty. In 1957, at the age of 27, he was appointed organist of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and Boston Pops Orchestra.
June 2017 - the Gewandhaus Orchestra under the direction of Andris Nelsons presented the German premiere of Ascending Light at the Gewandhaus, Leipzig. Read More >>
March 2015 - the Boston Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Andris Nelsons presented the world premiere of Ascending Light, a new work for organ and orchestra by celebrated composer Michael Gandolfi, written in memory of the late Berj Zamkochian.
Learn more in the Full Program Notes (c) 2015. Used by permission of the author(s) and the Boston Symphony Orchestra.
March 18, 2000 - The Armenian Reporter Int'l
Thoughts on the April 24 Observance
by Berj Zamkochian
Berj shown above with composer Jeffrey Brody. The two enjoyed many years of artistic collaboration. Read reviews of their work together >>
February 2003: Berj with baritone soloist Garegin Hovsepian, in Italy.