ALMAZIAN SYMPHONY is an instrumental ensemble composed of a 100% female orchestra with a male soloist, performing in Classical Crossover style. Founded by the Armenian violinist KHACHATUR ALMAZIAN and the Serbian cellist TAMARA SAVIC, the ensemble immediately attracted huge media interest. The first performance was praised by all major Serbian media. The Serbian “Press” publishing house titled the project as “New classic for the new Millennium”.
World known film director, twice Cannes Festival Palme d’Or winner EMIR KUSTURICA invited them as guest stars to make the opening concert of his first “KUSTENDORF FILM & MUSIC FESTIVAL” in 2008. The same year Almazian Symphony did the closing performance at EXIT FESTIVAL, (officially proclaimed the Best Major European Music Festival), bringing together more than 10.000 people.
Hereunder are some of the main highlights of Almazian Symphony’s course:
The first ALBUM , signed and produced by SONY MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT in partnership with FRANCE TV NATIONAL (French National TV Network), was released in 2013.
Performances in PARIS by the invitation of UNESCO , participation at “RHYTHM OF EUROPE”, at Brussels Balkan Trafik Festival , closing of Sea Dance Festival (Budva), Yerevan (Armenia) performances by the invitation of PHILIP MORRIS, Balkan tour including the opening of SKOPJE SUMMER FESTIVAL and OHRID FESTIVAL and many others , as well as event performances at Doha, Singapore, Dubai, Moscow, Athens to mention a few.
In 2015 Almazian Symphony was RE-INVITED by EXIT Festival, to make the pre-opening of the Festival on the City Main Square, attracting an audience of 30.000 people.
After their very successful performance in MOSCOW’s most prestigious concert hall – BARVIKHA CONCERT HALL (June 2015 ), Almazian Symphony took a break from stage concert activity and was honored to put the focus on the SOUNDTRACK recordings for Emir Kusturica’s last movie “ON THE MILKY ROAD” starring MONICA BELLUCCI. Khachatur Almazian also got an ACTING ROLE in the film, in various scenes with Monica Bellucci. The premiere took place at the Venice International Film Festival in September 2016.
In 2018 Almazian Symphony has released a new music video for the cover of world famous song “SEVEN NATION ARMY” by The White Stripes This is the first version of this song performed in classical crossover genre.
In 2018 Almazian Symphony made the Official Opening of EXIT Festival on the MAIN STAGE, together with ballet superstar SERGEI POLUNIN, reaching a record 44.000 people in the audience.
Violinist and producer Khachatur Almazian together with his orchestra Almazian Symphony showing the support and love to the great tennis player, world’s Number One – Novak Đoković and congratulates him with the great victory on Australian Open 2019!