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Arshak II' reveals talented composer Published on September 19, 2001, Page E5, Article 1 of 1 found, 774 words.

    • SAN FRANCISCO - "Arshak II," an opera about a fourth century Armenian warrior-king by a leading Armenian composer of the 19th century, Tigran Chakhadjian, is being produced in a modern version of its original form by the San Francisco Opera. It's a world premiere of considerable interest with a complex history.

Although written in 1868 and seen by the composer during his lifetime only in excerpts in other countries (he died in 1898 at age 61).