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Varujan Kojian

1935-1993 US, Beirut
Conductor of Classical and Soundtrack

Varujan Kojian (1935 – 1993) was an American conductor from Beirut, Lebanon. He studied at the Conservatoire de Paris and by 1956 joined Los Angeles Philharmonic where he became an assistant concertmaster. He began his job as a conductor in Vienna in mid '60s. From 1973 to 1980 he was the guest conductor at the Royal Opera in Stockholm and during the same years was also working as an associate conductor for the Seattle Symphony. From 1981 to 1984 he was a director of the Utah Symphony and a year later became a member of the Santa Barbara Symphony of which he became a director of before he died at the age of 57 on March 10, 1993.

        
Genres
  • Classical
  • Soundtrack
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Discography


Title Artist Year Type
Symphony #2 "Dante"Franz Liszt, Varujan Kojian, Utah Symphony Orchestra2006Album
Polonia Overture - Rule Britannia - American Centennial March - Imperial MarchRichard Wagner - Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, Varujan Kojian2001Album
Richard Yardumian, Armenian Suite, Symphony No. 2Richard Yardumian, Lili Chookasian, Varujan Kojian, Utah Symphony Orchestra1990Album
Symphony No.2, "Tragic" OvertureJohannes Brahms, Varujan Kojian, Utah Symphony Orchestra1987Album
Johannes Brahms: Symphony N. 2 / Tragic OvertureThe London Symphony Orchestra Conducted By Enrique Batiz / Utah Symphony Orchestra Conducted By Varujan Kojian - Johannes Brahms1987Album
TV And Movie ClassicsHong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, Takako Nishizaki, Henry Shek, Varujan Kojian, Kenneth Jean1984Album
Symphony No, 2 "Dante"Franz Liszt - Varujan Kojian, Utah Symphony Orchestra1984Album
The Adventures Of Robin Hood (Original Motion Picture Score)Erich Wolfgang Korngold, Utah Symphony Orchestra conducted by Varujan Kojian1983Album
The Star Wars TrilogyJohn Williams, Varujan Kojian, Utah Symphony Orchestra1983Album
Everlasting LoveHong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, Varujan Kojian1983Album
The Star Wars TrilogyJohn Williams, Varujan Kojian, Utah Symphony Orchestra1983Album
American Centennial March (Grosser Festmarsch) / Polonia (Overture) / Rule Britannia (Overture) / Imperial March (Kaisermarsch)Richard Wagner - Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, Varujan Kojian1983Album
Armenian Suite / Symphony No. 2 "Psalms"Richard Yardumian / Varujan Kojian, Utah Symphony Orchestra, Lili Chookasian1982Album
Symphonie FantastiqueHector Berlioz – Varujan Kojian, Utah Symphony Orchestra1982Album
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