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Khachaturian

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Drama, Documentary
Release Date:October 17, 2003
Running time:83 minutes
Cast:Eric Bogosian
Director:Peter Rosen
Producer:Peter Rosen
Writer:Bill Van Horn
Distributor:Seventh Art Releasing

Description: A documentary profile of Armenian composer Aram Khachaturian (1903-1978). The program includes rare archival materials from Russian archives in Moscow and Armenia, as well as interviews with family his members. Khachaturian was the President of the Composer's Union of the Soviet Union, and as a communist functionary wielded great influence over the course of Russian music. However, he was also a comrade and personal friend to the dissident composers of the time, including Shostakovich and Prokofiev.

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