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 Thursday, July 13 2017 16:34
Alexandr Avanesov

Maxim Vengerov: "I will play Bach Sarabande and we will pray for  peace in this sunny region!"

Maxim Vengerov: "I will play Bach Sarabande and we will pray for  peace in this sunny region!"

ArmInfo. "It's a great pleasure for me to be in this stage where the best artists always play. I'm thankful to my good friend Maestro Sergey Smbatyan for giving me this  opportunity to be on this stage together with the State Youth  Orchestra of Armenia",-said Maxim Vengerov, the world famous  violinist to the audience and he received a standing ovation  yesterday evening.  The artist was in Yerevan to perform for the  gala-concert of Armenia International Music Festival and Competition.

"Take my congratulations for the conclusion of the first Armenia  Festival-Competition which is famous hereinafter. This is not just a  Competition-Festival, but a good platform for the artists. Today we  met the winners of the competition and I hope we'll hear those names  which will shine in near future. As a bis I will play Bach Sarabande  and we will pray together for the peace in this sunny region",-said  Vengerov and gave an unforgettable sounds to the audience who didn't  want to leave the hall. 

Maxim Vengerov and the State Youth Orchestra together performed the  compositions of Johannes Brahms, Claude Debussy, and Alexey Shor. The  conductor of the concert was Sergey Smbatyan. He mentioned that the  concert was a great success for them. "Armenia competition and  festival is coming to the end, Maestro Vengerov is in Armenia. All of  us are excited: me, the orchestra and the whole team. The fact that  we had a competition-festival relevant to the International standards  is an important achievement. I'm grateful to the all artists who came  to Armenia. We had a unique jury which tried to find that talent  whose name you'll hear in future". 

The organizers of the 1st "Armenia" International Festival and  Competition were the State Youth Orchestra of Armenia and European  Foundation for Support of Culture. It was held with the support of RA  Ministry of Culture. The event was held under the high patronage of  the first lady of the RA Rita Sargsyan. 

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