Sunday May 21, 2 pmOccidental 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.


Brahms, Cello Sonata No. 1 in E Minor, Op. 38

Arutunian, “Impromptu”

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


The Aznavoorian Duo presents Gems from Armenia – (Bing video)

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Occidental Center for the Arts (OCA)

3850 Doris Murphy Ct Occidental, CA 95465

Getting to the OCA:

The OCA is located adjacent to the intersection of the Bohemian Hwy and Graton Rd. Please note: GPS frequently does NOT work in Occidental, and most of our audience coming from Sebastopol and areas East prefer driving through the town of Graton. They take Graton Rd, through Graton, when traveling to the OCA at night.


Parking spaces immediately adjacent to the Arts Center are for patrons with mobility issues.

For patrons with NO mobility issues, please use the 12 parking spaces along Bohemian Highway and the many parking spaces across the Bohemian Hwy, (shown on our Parking/Directions Page). Look for a staff member who will assist with parking.

For your safety, please use your cell phone as a flashlight if parked across Bohemian Hwy.

More about the OCA:

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 6:30 pm for seating.
Seats are not reserved, except for Season Ticket Holders
Masks are encouraged but not required.

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.