Samvel Yervinyan is a world famous Armenian violinist, who has impressed the whole world with his unique talent and admirable melody of violin, which is just impossible not to enjoy.
Samvel Yervinyan is internationally known and accepted Armenian violinist. He has performed his skills in several tours with such world fames as Yanni.
Samvel performs best known classical works, which he introduces with completely new colorings and style.
Among his performances, you can meet such famous compositions as Bach’s Adagio and fugue in G minor, Mozart’s Requiem for a Dream, violin concert N 5 etc.
Samvel Yervinyan’s Life and Early Career
Samvel Yervinyan was born in January 25, 1966 in Yerevan Armenia. Yervinyan is not only a great violinist, but also a talented composer. He attended musical school from the early age of 7.
After graduating the musical school after the name of A. Spendaryan Samvel, continued his education in the violin class of musical school after P. Tchaikovsky. Even from the beginning of his professional career, Samvel Yervinyan has already been noticed due to his unique and non-standard style, which was typical only to him.
Not once has this Armenian violinist been awarded to number of leading prizes. In 1993 Samvel Yervinyan received PhD degree in the Yerevan State Conservatory after Komitas. You can find number of classical performances by this brilliant Armenian violinist.
However, hold on, his performances may not be the one you were expecting. Well, they may not be traditional classical as we all are used to. Samvel Yervinyan introduces this traditional classical composition with new side, which may not be familiar to audience.
Exactly this new approach of and style made this Armenian violinist one of the greatest violinists of the world today. Samvel Yervinyan has number of classical performances which are worth listening to. Check out some of them.
Samvel Yervinyan’s Compositions #1: Quiet Love
Quiet Love is one of the most famous and mostly loved violin performances of this Armenian violinist both composed and performed by him. This work by Samvel Yervrinyan is included in his most successful album called “Ambassador of the Hidden Moon”.
The relaxing melody and professional performance of this work makes it so light and admirable that it becomes difficult not to fall in love with this beautiful composition.
The work is the cover of Charles Aznavour’s famous song of the same name. However, you’ll hardly find lot of similarities between these songs. Each of them has its unique point from a completely different perspective.
Samvel Yervinyan’s Compositions #2: Persian Night
The composition “Persian Night” belongs to one of the mostly successful and widely known works performed by this Armenian violinist.
The reason is because the song is rather rhythmic and positive. You can meet middle-eastern motives in this work. The music is performed so professionally that it will immediately transfer you to the middle east.
The music will make you feel the atmosphere of middle-eastern continent at once. Desert, camels, heat: the image appears in your mind immediately when you listen to this brilliant piece of music.
Like every world-famous work, this one as well Samvel introduced with new motives and style, reaching it to perfection.
Samvel Yervinyan’s Compositions #3: Dle Yaman
Dle Yaman is a famous Armenian song. The song is considered one of the most heartbreaking and beautiful Armenian national songs. Very often this song is performed with lyrics, which are quite breathtaking in its meaning.
However, Samvel Yervinyan takes the melody of the song to a new level. By this he proves that the melody with itself is no less brilliant and needs special attention. The violin performance of Armenian violinist is again on its peak.
The violin performance of the song is especially known thanks to Samvel Yervinyan. Mostly because no one dared to replace Armenian duduk with violin for this song. It’s widely accepted that nobody has performed this song better than him so far. Samvel has also felt the spirit of the song and introduced it so deeply, that it gives the listener chill on spine.
Armenian elements are introduced so delicately that it becomes immediately clear that the song is performed by an Armenian.
Samvel Yervinyan’s Compositions #4: Mother
Like every real Armenian, Samvel Yervinyan as well has a song about mother. As a whole, this topic is kind of sacred for Armenians.
Samvel Yervinyan impressed his fans once again introducing an extremely touching melody. There is so much love and tenderness in the song that sometimes it amuses the listener, and they may ask: how one can simply give so much emotions and feelings with one violin?
And they might be right in their question. However, the inborn talent is something rare. Let’s admit, Samvel Yervinyan doesn’t lack it at all.
Samvel Yervinyan’s Compositions #5: Ov Siroun, Siroun
Being a great fan of Armenian national music, Samvel Yervinyan has always done his best to promote it as much as possible. He has always thought that Armenian music is worth being known and recognized throughout the world.
Among such famous classical works as Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata, Mozart’s Requiem or Rachmaninoff’s song from the secret Garden, Yervinyan never put Armenian songs to lower level.
Moreover, lot of Armenian songs appeared to be as beautiful in violin performance as the original version. The song “Ov Siroun, Siroun” is a rather sad song about lost love and the sorrows of a broken-hearted lover.
The flavor added by the Armenian violinist made this song a piece of art. The whole beauty of love and all feeling is so delicately given to the listener, that they understand the whole idea even without lyrics.
One thing is clear. Samvel Yervinyan owns the key to people’s heart and emotions!
Samvel Yervinyan’s Compositions #6: Musical Grotesque
Musical Grotesque belongs to those compositions, thanks to which the world knows and widely recognizes Samvel Yervinyan. The song is the rendition of famous Greek song “My son”. However, it appeared that the one performed by Samvel Yervinyan became no less famous and loved.
The performance gained positive feedback at once. Some of Samvel Yervinyan’s fans found the music magical. It amazed even his Greek audience. Many of them confessed that this Armenian violinist performed a Greek song with such professionalism that he definitely deserves respect. Please check out the melody here.
You can also enjoy lot of other his performances during Yanni’s tours as well.
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