The Armenians are the Wealth of Armenia
22 November 2014
A. Spendiaryan National Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre
Multi-artist concert dedicated to Leonid Azgaldyan’s 72th anniversary.
“This is Armenia, and that’s all” is Leonid Azgaldyan’s motto and lifestyle. Azgaldyan considered volunteers as the greatest value of independent Armenia. The commander always strived for boosting the morale of his soldiers. He had a rare quality of training ordinary people to be heroes.
Many famous artists showed gratitude to this honorable hero in this concert. Among them are: Hasmik Papyan, Gevorg Hakobyan, Jivan Gasparyan, David Amalyan, Armen Babakhanian, Vahan Artsruni, Yervand Margaryan, Haik Kazazyan, Syuzi Melkonyan, Norayr Kartashyan, Arsen Kazaryan, Nune Avetisyan, Cadance Ensemble, Karin Folk Dance and Song Group, State Dance Ensemble of Armenia.
Concert aimed to present the hero of Artsakh liberation war to the young generation. On this purpose best students from different institutions of Armenia were invited to this concert. The new generation should be well aware and proud of heroes like him. Besides many veterans and friends who fought with Leonid Azgaldyan and sister’s family of the hero were invited to the concert.
New song “Eternal Soldier” was dedicated to Leonid Azgaldyan (music by Stepan Shakaryan, lyrics by Suren Grigor) and performed by A. Spendiaryan National Opera and Ballet Theatre Choir.
Conductor of the concert was Harout Fazlian from Beirut, Lebanon.
The audience rose to their feet and applauded the hero.
Author of Project: Gagik Harutyunyan
Producer and director: Thomas Martirosyan
Music Director: Armen Sukiasyan
Master of Ceremonies: Arsen Ghazaryan
Sound Engineer: Karen Chilingaryan
Lighting Engineer: Samvel Maleryan
Stage Design: Thomas Martirosyan