John Malkovich recites excerpts from the “Book of Lamentations” by Gregory of Narek

(Armradio) – Music and literature merged on the stage at a unique concert that marked the start of the 5th Khachaturian International Festival.

Hollywood legend John Malkovich performed as narrator to the accompaniment of the State Youth Orchestra.

The actor presented excerpts from the “Book of Lamentations” by Gregory of Narek, while the orchestra performed Symphony “Confession” by Vard Manukyan.

The 5th Khachaturian International Festival that will run through December 11 is dedicated to the 200th anniversary of Hovhannes Aivazovsky and is held under the high patronage of President Serzh Sargsyan.