Armenian violinist and producer Khachatur Almazian is a founder of his own orchestra Almazian Symphony , an all female group  performing in classical crossover style.

Signed to Sony Music Entertainment in 2013,  Almazian Symphony released their first album in partnership with France Televisions ( French National TV Network ).

In 2018  Khachatur Almazian  & Almazian Symphony  together with world ballet superstar Sergei Polunin  did the opening of Exit  Festival , ( officially proclaimed  the  Best Major European Festival ) , reaching a record 44.000 people in the audience.

Founded in 2007 Almazian Symphony  did the opening of historical First Kustendorf Film & Music Festival in 2008 , UNESCO performance in Paris , Russian debut at Moscow’s Barvikha Concert Hall ,   the opening and closing acts  of   Brussels Film  ,  Rhythm of Europe , Skopje Summer  , Sea Dance ,  Ohrid festivals , Exit Festival ( 2008 , 2015 , 2018 ) , as well as performances in Dubai , Hong-Kong , Singapore , Athens , Amsterdam , Yerevan , Antwerp etc.

Khachatur Almazian  and  Almazian Symphony have recorded all soundtracks for Emir Kusturica’s latest film On The Milky Road ( music by Stribor Kusturica )  , in the same movie Khachatur  had an acting role with Monica Bellucci.

Born in Armenia into an artistic family , Khachatur Almazian studied in Yerevan under  Petros Haykazian at  Tchaikovsky Special Music School and under  Villy Mokatsian at Yerevan State Conservatory.

Later he studied  at  Brussels Royal Conservatory  under  Igor Oistrakh , in New-York under  Misha Keylin  and  in Paris under Eduard Wulfson. 

In 1997 he won the First Prize at Belgian Radio and TV Competition.

Almazian played concerts with world known musicians such as Gilbert Varga , Justus Frantz , Saulius Sondeckis , Frank Shipway ,  Kolja Blacher ,  Rudolf Werthen ,  Christiaan Bor  , Alexander Markovich , Polina Leschenko , Marco Parisotto , France Springuel , Walter Nothas , Oleg Polyansky , Valery Oistrakh to mention  a few.

He has performed and recorded  for Radio and TV with the orchestras such as  Shanghai Symphony   , Ontario Philharmonic ,  Royal Scottish National Orchestra ,  National Orchestra of Belgium , Belgian Radio Philharmonic ,Charlemagne Orchestra , I Fiamminghi , Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie ,  Moravian Philharmonic  , Virtousi di Praga  ,  Northern  Mexico Philharmonic , Vojvodina Symphony   ,  Philharmonie der Nationen  , Geneva Soloists  , Dubrovnik Symphony  ,Virtuosi di Armenia    etc , and participated at festivals such as Rheingau , Schleswig-Holstein  , Ost-West-Musicfest  , Finca , Van Vlaanders , festivals at Lyon , Malta , Menton and many others.

He plays the 1774 Giuseppe Gagliano violin ( Ara Simonian private collection ) and the 1886 Gand & Bernardel lent by Garnier family.

Almazian  has recorded two albums  for   Sonoris  label ( USA ).

As a producer Khachatur Almazian is busy in different projects , such as organizing art festivals , working  on artificial intelligence   assisted  music  compositions etc . He produced and organized  twice the visits and concerts of Emir Kusturica & The No Smoking Orchestra in Armenia.

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