June 2022 | Tigran will conduct the North American Premiere of Alama de Tango by Adriana Figueroa Manas.
April 2022 | Tigran will conduct the Pacific Northwest Premiere of Celebration Fanfare by Jeff Manookian and Drosera by Sonya Leonore Stahl.
February 2022 | He will be the narrator for a new program presented by renowned violist and composer, Melia Watras.
November 2021 | Peninsula Daily News
Port Townsend Symphony to perform live by Diane Urbani de la Paz (click here)
October 2021 | from The Leader
"Led by Arakelyan, a highly-esteemed conductor across the Pacific Northwest, the all-volunteer group will perform three classical pieces composed by Alan Hovhaness, Brenno Blauth, and Leoš Janácek. Arakelyan has brought a new level of competence to the nonprofit, bringing an annual chamber music program and a higher degree of passion and pride. Under the instruction of Arakelyan, the group’s sound and tone is anything but amateur..." Click here for full article.
October 2021 | Featured on the front cover of Peninsula Daily (Front cover (click here) and article (click here).
October 2021 | Tigran will conduct the Pacific Northwest premiere of Concertino for oboe and strings by Brenno Blauth with soloist Anne Krabill.
2021-2022 | Tigran is the newly appointed Music Director of ORS of Tacoma. He continues as the Music Director of Northwest Mahler Festival (2018-), Port Townsend Symphony (2017-), Federal Way Youth Symphony (2014-) and Bainbridge Island Youth Orchestras (2015-).