Aram Khachaturian Concert Hall is set to host more than 20 famous soloists worldwide as part of the Yerevan 11th International Music Festival to be held from 11 September to 27 October in capital city Yerevan.
The artistic directors of the festival are Eduard Topchjan and Alexander Chaushian, the Armenian National Philharmonic Orchestra reports.
The opening concert of the festival will be honored by Italian clarinetist Alessandro Carbonare and pianist Alexander Malofeyev from Russia, with the concert program featuring pieces by Mozart, Tchaikovsky and Borodin.
The concert will be conducted by the principal conductor and artistic director of the Armenian Philharmonic Orchestra Eduard Topchjan.
Yerevan 11th International Music Festival features a series of jubilee concerts.
A concert dedicated to the 200th birth anniversary of Hovhannes (Ivan) Aivazovsky is scheduled on 18 September, with another jubilee concert on 24 September to mark the Independence Day.
A grand concert dedicated to renowned violinist Ruben Aharonian’s 70th anniversary is scheduled for 29 September.
The closing concert of the festival dedicated to the 95th anniversary of Ohan Duryan will also be jubilee.
A total of 12 interesting and colourful concerts will be held within the festival. After the concerts, the guest soloists will deliver master classes for young Armenian musicians.
To note, the festival is held under the High Patronage of the First Lady of Armenia Mrs. Rita Sargsyan and is supported by the Armenian Ministry of Culture.