From 2-6 July “Armenia” International Music festival will be held in Yerevan. In the frameworks of the festival the true music lovers will have an opportunity to enjoy beautiful classic music programs.
Famous musicians will arrive in Yerevan to perform with the Armenian State Symphony Orchestra. Among these prominent artists are the 1stprizewinner of Queen Elisabeth Competition, pianist Denis Kozhukhin, the awardee of many international competitions, again the 1st prizewinner of Queen Elisabeth Competition world known violinist Nikolay Znaider, the soloist of Bolshoi Theatre, a soprano of Armenian origin Anna Aglatova, since 2005 Anna Aglatova has been performing at Bolshoi Theatre, thus becoming one of the youngest and successful soloists of the stage. Since 2005 the latter is involved nearly in the all opera performances of the theatre.
In the frameworks of the festival will perform also violinist Karen Shahgaldyan, the 1 st prizewinner of Malta International Competition Anna Ulaieva, and pianist Polina Osetinskaya. It is worth to mention that the latter’s written biography in 2008 has become a world bestseller. In the book she represents the way she has passed, the way of glory and frustration, hard work and humiliation, the way full of a lot of scandalous incidents and difficulties.
The concerts of the “Armenia” International Music Festival will be headed by the artistic director and principal conductor of Armenian State Symphony Orchestra Sergey Smbatyan and the Maltese conductor Alan Chircop.
The concert programs of the festival are unique, the start of all the concerts will be given by the famous works of Armenian composers, among them are the works of Grigor Eghiazaryan, Edgar Hovhannisyan, also the works of contemporary composers Tigran Mansuryan, Vardan Adjemian, Yervand Yerkanyan, Gagik Hovunts will be performed. The world classic music also will be presented to the audience, the best works of Felix Mendelson, Frederic Chopin, Johannes Brahms, Gioachino Rossini and Alexey Shor, who is the composer in residence for the festival, are included in the concert programs of the festival.
It is worth to mention that “Armenia” International Music Festival will host in Yerevan more than 200 tourists, who will be in Yerevan to become a part of the festival and besides will have an opportunity to get acquainted with the sightseeing, historical and cultural values of Armenia and Yerevan, thus besides the impression they will get from the concerts, they will take in their minds some memories from Armenia.
“Armenia” International Music Festival is implemented by the joint efforts of the Armenian State Symphony Orchestra and the European Foundation for Support of Culture, by the support of the Ministry of Culture of RA.