Famous French accordionist Richard Galliano will perform at the concert of the State Chamber Orchestra of Armenia

French composer and performer, creator of the musical direction of "new myuzet" Richard Galliano will be the special guest of the gala concert for the 50th anniversary of the Armenian State Chamber Orchestra, said at a news conference Thursday artistic director and chief conductor of the orchestra Vahan Martirosyan.

“On December, 1 will be our anniversary gala, which is very important event for the orchestra. I will not reveal details of the concert program. However, I can say that the concert will be full of surprises, the main among them is participation of Richard Galliano’’, - said Martirosyan.

 

According to him, the anniversary gala will be significantly different from the classical orchestra.

In turn, Richard Galliano said that he arrives in Armenia for the second time, but will participate in a gala concert for the first time.

Currently the orchestra consists of 21 musicians, however, it is expected that the population can expand.

National Chamber Orchestra of Armenia was founded in 1962 by the famous Armenian violinist and composer Zare Sahakyants, however, the orchestra got it current status was only 12 years ago.