Famous Hollywood actor John Malkovich is already in Armenia. Malkovich will perform with the State Youth Orchestra of Armenia on October 11 at Aram Khachaturian Concert Hall within the framework of the 5th Khachaturian International Festival.
“Report on the Blind” chapter from Ernesto Sabato’s “On Heroes and Tombs” novel jointly will be presented with the Concerto for Piano and Orchestra by Alfred Schnittke. The orchestra will perform headed by conductor Sergey Smbatyan.
“We presented this composition in Seoul for the first time, with Korean Chamber Orchestra, headed by conductor Sergey Smbatyan. We recently had a tour in Europe. Sergey, pianist Anastasya Terenkova and me had concerts in Argentine”,-John Malkovich noted during his press conference in Yerevan.
Hollywood actor added that he had friends by Armenian origin in many countries; Sergey Smbatyan is also one of his friends. He noted that he was looking forward to visiting Armenia. Malkovich confessed that he isn’t familiar with Armenian history. “I know about Genocide. What can I say about it? People are capable of terrible actions”,-Malkovich noted.