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Concert of pianists Armen Babakhanyan, Vahagn Hayrapetyan, Tigran Hamasyan in Aram Khachaturian Concert Hall. Yerevan, Armenia

Aram Khachaturian was born on June 6th of 1903 in Tblisi. He was and is the most internationally famous Armenian composer with his classical compositions. His most famous work was his "Gayaneh" ballet with its "Saber Dance". During his career he had many concertos, symphonies and ballets. His music is still heard today, worldwide. He died in Moscow on May 1st, 1978.

Aram Khachaturian (1903 - 1978) was born in Tbilisi into a relatively comfortable middle-class family. Although he had always enjoyed the Armenian folk music, he showed no interest in pursuing a career in music until, at the age of 19, he approached the composer Mikhail Gnesin to give him lessons in composition.