October 08, 2016
Aram Khachaturian String Quartet performed during the Khachaturian International Festival


The 4th Khachaturian International Festival, which is held under the patronage of the President of RA, presents both symphonic and chamber concerts. Thus, on October 7 the Aram Khachaturian String Quartet (Mary Margaryan (first violin), Hayk Vardanyan (second violin), Vache Hoveyan (viola), Aram Talalyan (cello)) performed at the Aram Khachaturian House-Museum. The quartet performed compositions by Dmitri Shostakovich and Ludwig van Beethoven.

The greatest achievement of the festival is its unique format which provides an equal opportunities and the same platform for both well-known foreign and talented Armenian musicians.

Gayane Gevorkyan is a connoisseur of classical music. For several years she has been regularly attending concerts of the Khachaturian Festival. Ms. Gayane emphasizes, that concerts with different formats and wide variety of programs can satisfy music lovers with different musical preferences. She especially notes the fact that the festival is known for its young audience. According to her, it is encouraging that young people attend classical music concerts. She believes that Khachatryan Festival has a significant contribution to the dissemination of classical music among young people.

The festival is implemented thanks to the joint efforts of the State Youth Orchestra of Armenia (General Partner of the Orchestra - VivaCell-MTS) and the "Classical Music Support" NGO, with the support of the Ministry of Culture of RA, the "Khachaturian" Foundation and the European Foundation for Support of Culture.

The sponsors of the 4th Khachaturian Festival are "Jermuk Group" Company, "Ani Plaza" Hotel, the Yerevan Brandy Factory and the ArmSwissBank.