Tigran Mansurian’s ‘Requiem’ gets two Grammy nominations

Armenian composer Tigran Mansurian’s Requiem has been nominated for Grammy Awards in two categories – Best Choral Performance and Best Contemporary Classical Composition.

Armenian conductor Constantine Orbelian has also been nominated for Grammy in the “Best Classical Solo Vocal Album” category for his role in the late Russian opera singer Dmitri Hvorostovsky’s latest album “Russia Cast Adrift.”

The late American musician, singer, and songwriter Chris Cornell has been nominated  for a 2018 Grammy Award for his original song written for the Armenian Genocide film “The Promise.”

The awards will be announced from New York’s Madison Square Garden on January 28.

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