Arshak Adamian

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Arshak Adamian (1884 – 1956) was an Armenian conductor, composer, art critic, pedagogue. Merited Artist of the RA. He was the founding Artistic Director and Principal Conductor of Armenian Philharmonic Orchestra in 1924-1926.[1]

Adamian studied piano and composition at Schtern Conservatory in Berlin (1904-1906). Then he graduated from Law Department, St. Petersburg University. From 1924 to 1926 he was the Rector of Yerevan Conservatory, then worked as professor of Leningrad Conservatory.