The National Center of Chamber Music in Yerevan will host a long-awaited concert featuring German-Armenian conductor Ruben Gazarian and soloist Hasmik Papyan.
Gazarian will lead the National Chamber Orchestra of Armenia at the concert scheduled for July 29. He will go on stage in Armenia for the first time in 30 years.
Gazarian has recently been appointed General Music Director of the Theatre Altenburg Gera.
Before that, he was for sixteen years – from 2002 to 2018 – the Artistic Director and Principal Conductor of the renowned Württemberg Chamber Orchestra Heilbronn.
In more than 860 concerts and 26 CD productions of this time, he enriched the standard repertory of the orchestra by regularly expanding it to symphonic dimensions and by selecting numerous works from the Romantic and early modern eras as well as from the avant-garde. In recognition of his achievements during the long Heilbronn tenure, he was awarded the Golden Coin of the city in 2018.