Since the restoration of independence (1991), socio-economicconditions have harmed the development of musical art inArmenia. In the early years, individual creators and musicgroups were left without state concern, and most groups wereliquidated. The gradual settlement of the situationconsiderably helped individuals, contributors, as well asArmenian artists from the diaspora.
The contribution of Loris Chgnavoryan is especially great. Arriving in Armenia to support the crisisof musical art, he gives a new appearance to the Armenian PhilharmonicOrchestra. In 1991 took place the reconstruction of the Gyumri Cultural Center. His greatness cheers the festival life. Conductors Eduard Topchyan, Ogan Duryan, Aram Garabekyan are also able to preserve and revive thetraditions of classical music.
Concerts of ancient and sacred music(“Tagar”,”Sharakan”) have received new content and frequency since the 1980s. The Spiritual Center (2007) was established under the Ministryof Culture of the Republic of Armenia on the initiativeof organizing sacred music concerts.
In the new era, the famous composers of the older generation continued to work: Edgar Hovhannisyan, Tigran Mansuryan, Martun Israelyan, Adam Khudoyan, Gagik Hovhunts, Aram Satyan, Yuri Harutyunyan and others. Armenian composers Robert Amirkhanyan also made a significant contribution to the development of music in this region, Ashot ZohrabyanRuBek President Mikhail Kokzhaeve Levon Chaolshyane Stepan Shakaryan Yuri Galstyan, Armenia (RPA), Divan Aznauryan and others.
Production of new performances was performed at SpendiaryanOpera and Ballet Theater After a short break, a new generation of ballet dancers and opera singers arrived. Armenian performances of world-famous operas and ballets have been staged in Yerevan since mid-2010.
Complicated songwriters Ruben Hakhverdyan, Arthur Meshchyan, Eduard Dzorikyan, Lilit Pipoyan, and others became famous for their unique works and musical performances.
During the independence period, the choirs Serenade (1991), Goar (1997), Youth Symphony Orchestras (2005), Hover(1992), Children’s Spegani (1996), Avetis (2004) were created ) Sayat Nowy Ensembles (1992), Vocalists of Masters(2000), Folk Instruments Nazani (2000). International Association of Armenian Singers (1993), Salmos Cultural Center (2000), Naregatsi Art Institute (2004), KafeschyanCenter for the Arts (2009), Union of Young Composers of Armenia (2010, director: Arsen Babadzhanyan), Folk Orchestra of Armenia (2006), Ensemble of Soloists (2008). Currently, there are 30 musical ensembles in the republic. The latest forms and styles of music have evolved recently. Ardzagank Studio
(1990), State Song Theater of Armenia (1994), Producer Center Emi B (1999), as well as singers Forsh (Vahan Gevorgyan), Aramon (Aram Gevorgyan), Emma Petrosyan are the main participants in the development of pop music. , Shushan Petrosyan, Nune Yesayan, Hayko (Hayk Hakobyan), rapper Mishon (Mikhail Abrahamyan), Hr. Fr Hayko (Hayk Margaryan) and where. Jazz and rock are also in a new phase of development. Founded in the early 1990s by Armen (Chico) Tutunjian’s jazz band “Chico andFriends” significantly contributed to the development ofjazz in Armenia. Ethno-jagged time reports (1 day 18:00), Cats, Pazz Jazz, Ulikhanyan Five, ArtVoys and others areknown. The Armenian group of the Neva Arto Tunc-Boyajyan is known for its Armenian folklore.
Since 1998, several international jazz festivals have beenorganized. Vahan Artsruni, Sargis Manukyan, GorSujyan, and others are among the first performers of Armenianrock. Recognized “Bambir”, “Armenian Vostan”, “Vordan Karmir”, “Nairi”, “Empire”, “Dorian” and others.
Armenian musicians take part in various internationalcompetitions, representing Armenia with honor. Since2006, Armenian singers have participated in the EurovisionSong Contest. The best state and non-state musicalgroups and singers of the republic, with Armenian programs, including with Armenian and modern music, performed in different genres on the best stages of fourcontinents of the world (Carnegie Hall, New York, HenryCorona, Jerusalem, Cadogan ”, London, Music CélineGrand – Vienna, Bozar Palace of Fine Arts, Brussels, St. John’s Cathedral – Tallinn, Santa Cecilia Sinopli, Rome andothers).