On October 17 Armenian-American rock singer and composer Serj Tankian attended the rehearsal of the State Youth Orchestra of Armenia.
On October 19 the orchestra, headed by its Artistic Director and Principal Conductor Sergey Smbatyan, will present Tankian’s Orca Symphony No. 1.
Tankian was said he was impressed by the rehearsal and the way the orchestra performed his composition.
“The State Youth Orchestra of Armenia performs very well. I am very excited! I did some corrections during the rehearsal. It is a common thing for the composer to do so. I am very excited to be part of Khachaturian Festival and to see the orchestra,” the world-famous musician noted after the rehearsal.
Orca Symphony No. 1 will be presented in Armenia for the first time.