Armenian Culture, Science and Education Development Foundation

Aram Khachaturian International Competition. First round. Second day of the competition


On June 8 it was a second day of the first round of Aram Khachaturian International Competition where the “second quartet” of participants was introduced. On June 7, on the first day of competition had been performing: Maciej Kotarba (Poland), Juta Shimizu (Japan) and Mikhail Leontyev (Russia). In the second competition day the following participants were on the stage: Beatrice Venezi (Italy), Boon Hua Lien (Singapore), Raffi Mikaelian (Lebanon) and Emil Eliasson (Sweden). According to the program each participant in the first round should present compositions of Hayden, Khachaturian and Hayrapetyan. To mention that the composition of Hayrapetyan was written especially for the Aram Khachaturian Competition. Only 12 contestants from more than 10 countries were allowed to perform in the first round. On each day of the competition’s first round 4 participants will show their conducting skills and then on 11 and 12 of June the second competition round will take place. The first round will conclude on June 10 with performances of Hankyol Yoon (South Korea), Toshifumi Kanai (Japan), Miran Vaupotic (Croatia) and June-Sung Park (South Korea/Germany).

Official information sponsor of the competition is Culture.AM
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