Friday, March 20 at 20:30, more than 400 people attended the Abbey Saint-Victor de Marseille (7th) for the concert choir of the Armenian Sahak-Mesrop of Marseilles, under the direction of master Khachik Yilmazian. The concert was in memory of the martyrs of the Armenian Genocide of 1915. Numerous personalities were also came for this exceptional concert. A rich program, specially prepared by Khachik Yilmazian for the centenary of the Armenian Genocide. Oratorio Ara Bartevian, the compositions of Arno Babajanian, Alexander Harutyunyan, Edgard Hovanessian, Gabriel Fauré and Schubert.
In this exceptional site of the Abbey Saint-Victor, the concert choir Sahak-Mesrop masterfully directed by Khachik Yilmazian gave a particular tone in this solemn tribute to the victims of genocide in centenary.
A great moment of recollection and memory captures the public for nearly two hours at this concert of Sahak-Mesrop Choir in this city of Marseille, which has a special place in the heart of each Armenian. Marseille living land on its banks the arrival of refugees from genocide. 100 years after the tragedy, Marseille remembered. While keeping in minds the flame of an injustice that has lasted for a century already! The Sahak-Mesrop Choir made a tribute to the Armenian intact and eternal memory. The standing ovation by the audience dazzled by the quality of the service and moved by the time the memory of the innocent victims of the 1915 genocide gave the evening a special touch. Photos: Isahak AKkayan