Latest news » Djivan Gasparyan Wins the 2002 WOMEX Artists Award

At 74 years old renown duduk master Djivan Gasparyan has won this year’s WOMEX (World Music Expo) award. As well as being established as a living legend at home in Armenia, Gasparyan has worked with a number of important artists in the international music world including the Kronos Quartet, Peter Gabriel, Brian Eno and, of course, Michael Brook with whom he made the extraordinary ‘Black Rock’ for Real World Records (for more information check out the catalogue page on this web site). Gasparyan will receive his prestigious award at the WOMEX Conference in Essen, Germany on 27 October. Real World Records extends congratulations to Gasparyan on this acknowledgement of his great talent and influence, and our honour to have worked with him on our label.

Published 15th Oct 2002 »