Between 17th and 24th September, the European Foundation for Support of Culture together with the Armenian State Symphony Orchestra would hold the International Music Festival in Yerevan, Armenia. The festival will be hosted in one of the most famous concert halls in Yerevan– the Aram Khachaturian Concert Hall.
Yerevan is one of the oldest cities of the world; this year the capital of Armenia celebrates its 2800th anniversary. The modern Yerevan has come to be known for its Soviet-era architecture built out of pink tuff stones. In the main street of the capital one can see the Institute of Ancient Manuscripts, commonly referred to as the Matenadaran, which is a repository of thousands of ancient Armenian manuscripts. The central architectural ensemble of Yerevan is Republic Square with singing fountains and a government building with a colonnade.
The festival would consist of a concert series of world renowned classical musicians and master-classes of leading professors from well-known music schools. Soloists would be accompanied by the Armenian State Symphony Orchestraunder the baton of Merited artist of Armenia Sergey Smbatyan. Works of the most famous Armenian and Maltese composers would be performed, including Aram Khachaturian, Arno Babajanian, Charles Camilleri, Joseph Vella, Alexey Shor and others.
Also, in. the frames of the Festival there would be Armenia International Piano Competition.
This bright event in the musical life of Armenia is going to be covered by the most popular Armenian and international media, including Armenia One TV channel and many others.
Schedule of the concerts:
- Sep 20
Soloist: Zia Hyunsu Shin, violin
- Sep 21
Soloist: Andrey Baranov, violin
- Sep 22
Soloist: Jonathan Roozeman, cello
- Sep 23
Soloist: Anna Kasian, soprano
- Sep 24
Soloist: Nikolai Lugansky, piano
- Sep 25
Soloist: Ingolf Wunder, piano, recital
- Sep 26
Soloist: Nareh Arghamanyan,piano