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Al Bustan Festival 2016
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State Youth Orchestra of Armenia
The State Youth Orchestra of Armenia was founded in 2005 by conductor Sergey Smbatyan, who is also its artistic director and principal conductor. Young and talented musicians’ maturity to follow the right path of life, diligence and devotion to art have smoothed their way for great stages and rapidly increasing international awards. In 2008 on the special decision of the Government of the Republic of Armenia the Orchestra was granted the title of “State Orchestra” for their high professionalism and expansion of contemporary music.
The Orchestra has performed numerous concerts both in Armenia and beyond its borders. It has performed in the most famous concert halls in Germany, France, Russia, Belgium, China, Netherlands, Italy, Lebanon, Austria, Spain and other countries, such as Opera Garnier (Paris), Konzerthaus (Berlin), Dr. Anton Philipszaal (Hague), Palais des Beaux-Arts (Brussels), P.Tchaikovsky Philharmonic Concert Hall, Conservatory Great Concert Hall (Moscow), Musikverein (Austria), Royal Theatre of Madrid, etc.
The Orchestra always makes an indivisible part of prestigious international festivals, to name a few, “Moscow Easter Festival” (Moscow/Russia), “Young Euro Classic’’ (Berlin/Germany), “Kultursommer Nordhessen” (Kassel/Germany), “Young.Classic.Wratislavia” (Wroclaw/Poland), “Brucknerfest” (Linz/Austria) and many others. SYOA has appeared as the official orchestra of such prestigious international musical events as the Aram Khachaturian International Competition (since 2007), the Musica Riva International Festival (2013, Riva del Garda/Italy), the 9th Frederic Chopin International Competition for Young Pianists (2014, Foshan/China), the Al Bustan International Festival (2014, 2015, Beirut/Lebanon) and many others.
Sergey Smbatyan - Conductor
Performance will be held in Emile Bustani Auditorium.