SCS: Shoghaken Ensemble

Santa Cruz Sentinel
April 10, 2004

Shoghaken Ensemble

The nine-person group showcases traditional Armenian song and dance, taking
the listener to another time and another place. Since its creation in 1991,
the band has aimed to revive traditional Armenian folk music and preserve it
from foreign influences. The group includes two of Armenia’s most renowned
folk dancers – the brother and sister duo Hasmik and Aleksan Harutyunyan,
who mesmerize audiences with love songs, lullabies and folk dancing.

WHEN: 8 p.m.

WHERE: Rio Theatre, 1205 Soquel Ave., Santa Cruz.

TICKETS: $40 gold circle, $25 adults, $20 students and seniors with ID, $12
UCSC students with ID.

DETAILS: 459-2159 or