May 21, 2 pm • Occidental Center for the Arts
Armenian-American sisters Ani Aznavoorian, cellist and Marta Aznavoorian, pianist have
been performing together since they were young girls. They are each renowned soloists and
chamber musicians in their own right. Their debut CD, Gems From Armenia, released on the
Cedille label in 2022, has been receiving rave reviews.
Beethoven, Cello Sonata No. 3 in A Major, Op. 69
Debussy, Cello Sonata in D minor, L. 135
Komitas, “Tsirani Tsar” (Apricot Tree), “Chinar es” (Plane Tree)
Khachaturian, “Ivan Sings”
Piatigorsky, Variations on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 35
About the Venue: Occidental Center for the Arts
OCA is located just west of Occidental on Bohemian Hwy. Two parking lots are adjacent to the center and an overflow lot is one driveway closer to town. Handicap parking is located next to the center. Refreshments are available before and during intermission. The OCA is housed in a former school that has been transformed into an outstanding performance space with a large stage, excellent sight lines, comfortable seating, and an acoustically tuned ceiling. It is a premier space for chamber music and is loved by both audiences and musicians.
All facilities are ADA compliant.
Doors are open at 1:30 pm for seating.
Seats are not reserved.
Masks are encouraged but not required.
Call (707) 874-1124 for questions.