(b. 29 January 1945, Yerevan).
Armenian composer of mostly orchestral, chamber and vocal works that have been performed in Europe and elsewhere.
Prof. Zohrabyan studied composition with Grigor Yeghiazaryan at the Komitas State Conservatory in Yerevan from 1967–72.
His music has been performed in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, the Czech Republic, France, Georgia, Germany, Italy, Russia, Slovakia, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, and the USA.
He has taught as Professor of Composition at the Komitas State Conservatory since 1980.
SELECT LIST OF WORKS
Concerto–Élégie, 12 strings, 1980
Sérénade, small orchestra (13 players), 1985
Hommage à Metsarents (symphony), small orchestra (flute, 2 oboes, 2 French horns, piano, string quartet, strings), 1986
Parabole, small orchestra (13 players), 1992
Concerto, violin, string orchestra, 2002
Boomerang Games No. 1, flute, oboe, clarinet, 2 violins, viola, cello, piano, 1973
Boomerang Games No. 2, flute, oboe, clarinet, 2 violins, viola, cello, piano, percussion, 1975
Septet, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, piano, 1976
Sonata No. 2, cello, piano, 1978
Chant matinal, flute, oboe, clarinet, French horn, bassoon, 1988
Rituel, 3 flutes, 1993
String Quartet No. 1, 'Narcissus', 1996
String Quartet No. 2, 'For Kronos', 1998
Evening Songs (text by St. Mesrop Mashtots), mezzo-soprano, piano, 1987
An der knaben Elis (text by Georg Trakl), mezzo-soprano, clarinet, cello, piano, 1994
New Taghs (texts by Daniel Varujan, St. Mesrop Mashtots), mezzo-soprano, 2 violins, cello, piano, 1995
Lux fulgebit (text from Psalm 92), mezzo-soprano, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, trumpet, trombone, 2 violins, viola, cello, 1997
Sérénade. (Melodiya: S 1025115006, 1987) (LP)
Hommage à Metsarents. (Melodiya: S 1028757007, 1989) (LP)
Sérénade. (Classique Avant-Garde: 25.926, 1999)
String Quartet No. 1, 'Narcissus'. (NABP: 9009, 1999)
Parabole; Rituel; String Quartet No. 1, 'Narcissus'; Boomerang Games No. 1. (Le Chant du Monde: LDC 278 1119, 2000)