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2020-06-06 12:35
19 violinists to participate in the 16th Khachaturian International Competition
19 violinists have overcome the pre-selection auditions and will take part in the 16th Khachaturian International Competition. As “Aram-Khachaturian Competition” cultural Foundation reports, the participants represent Taiwan, Korea, Hon Kong, Russia, France, Luxembourg, Canada, Denmark, Sweden, japan, Austria, Greece, and Armenia.

To note, this year, the Khachaturian International Competition will be held from June 6 to 15, with the use of a number of technological solutions and artificial intelligence. Particularly, in the third and final round of the Competition, while performing Aram Khachaturian's Violin Concerto, the violinists participating in the Competition will have the opportunity to receive the Orchestra's accompaniment through modern programming technologies, choose their suitable version and combine their performance with the orchestral accompaniment remotely. All of this will be carried out through artificial intelligence.

The 1st prize winner will receive a monetary award of 15.000 USD (in Armenian drams), the 2nd place winner will be awarded with a prize of 10.000 USD (in Armenian drams) and the 3rd place winner will receive a prize of 5.000 USD (in Armenian drams). A series of special prizes will be awarded as well.

The Khachaturian International Competition strives to reveal talented young musicians and open new opportunities for their professional advancement.

The Khachaturian International Competition enjoys wide recognition in the global musical world. It is a member of the World Federation of International Music Competitions and is the only competition in Armenia, privileged to be held under the standards of this world-scale institution. The number and geographical coverage of the applications grow year by year. The Competition is held with the support of the RA Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sports.