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The only Armenian comic pianist in the world.
Kev Orkian has performed for many years across the world with his off the wall comedy show (with Piano accompaniment, also by Kev).
This one man show will have you rolling in the aisle with laughter as Kev tells us the storyís of his up bringing and what it like to be the only Armenian comic pianist in the world (and how proud his parentís are with that achievement).
Kev is an accomplished pianist playing renditions of the great classic's we all know, whilst also making you laugh with his clever musical interludes and comedy timing.
Kev will perform in "The Madinat Theatre", Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, UAE, from 06 - 08 February 2008.
Tickets are priced at 135 AED (about US$ 37)
Show commences at 8.30pm
Kev was born in London and comes from an Armenian background. He trained at Brunel University in drama and music and also trained for a two-year National Diploma in Performing Arts.
Prior to appearing in musicals, Kev was a principal dancer with the Russian / Armenian
dance troupe, as well as being guest MC for "Five Decades of Love
Kev Orkian is also a consummate pianist having performed classical repertoire at the Victoria Palace, Wembley Conference Centre and Kensington Palace. Kev has also been involved in British tours of blues and rock concerts.
Kev has also appeared in numerous commercials playing various lead roles in Kleenex, Maxim Magazine, Low alcohol beer, which he couldn't finish because he got drunk after several takes.
2004 saw Kev supporting some of the countries top comics when he toured with Joe Pasquale and Jim Davidson performing his Illegal Immigrant Pianist act.
15-20 January 2008 Kev will be performing in the Armenian Heritage Cruise
, while later on Febrauary 2008 he is scheduled to be in Oman
. Kev Orkian's official website: http://www.kev-orkian.com/