Children’s philharmonic celebrates the 80th anniversary of the first and current directors (video)

The annual performance of the Children’s Philharmonic Variety Symphony Orchestra named after Yuri Bakhshyan was dedicated to artistic director of the orchestra Melik Mavisakalyan’s 70th anniversary, and first artistic director of the orchestra and current adviser Stepan Gevorgyan’s 80th anniversary.

From folk songs to jazz, classic and contemporary music. According to Stepan Gevorgyan, the program of the songs they choose mostly together, and sometimes even the children themselves offer their own works.

“I regret that the children get matured and come out of the orchestra,” says Mr. Mavisakalyan, “Unlike the ordinary orchestras, children can be in this orchestra until a certain age, andit seems that the generation changes quickly. Well, this is a natural phenomenon.”