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Art Director

Eduard Borisovich Ambartsumyan was born on 12of June in 1965 in Yerevan (Armenia). In 1992 and 1993 he graduated from the Komitas State Conservatory in Yerevan with specialties- “Сomposition” and “the Сonductor of Opera and Symphony orchestras”. From 1989 to 1993 while studying at the Conservatory E. Ambartsumyan worked as a Chief Conductor of the Yerevan Conservatory Chamber Orchestra also from 1991 he worked as a Conductor of the Symphony Orchestra of  Radio and Television in Armenia. Simultaneously, he was engaged in Spendiarov`s Academic Opera Theatre, where he conducted such operas as La Bohemia, Carmen, Rigoletto, and ballets as  Spartacus,  Spring sacred , The Firebird.

In 1988 Eduard Ambartsumyan participated in the All-Union Competition of young composers in Moscow, where he received the title of laureate.

In 1993 Eduard Ambartsumyan was invited by the Administration of Bryansk to lead Bryansk Chamber Orchestra. The orchestra`s repertoire embraces compositions ranging from classical music to contemporary compositions. An important step of Bryansk Chamber Orchestra was its cooperation with the Association of  European Philharmonic Orchestras New Europe under the direction of Hugo Rener (2000-2005). During that stint of time this orchestra had performed more than 300 concerts in different cities in France and Belgium.

In November 1999, Eduard Ambartsumyan was invited by Macedonian National Theatre of Opera and Ballet Theater to perform a series of concerts in Skopiya (Macedonia).

In March 2000, E. Ambartsumyan staged such ballets as  S. Prokofiev`s Romeo and Juliet and P. Tchaikovsky`s  Swan Lake. And in 2007 -2010 – he staged operas of J. Puccini Madam Butterfly, Turandot, and J. Verdi  La Traviata, and A. Glazunov`s ballet Raymonda.

On January 17th in 2005 Eduard Ambartsumyan was awarded the honorary title of Honored Artist of the Russian Federation for his dedicated service to Art and for huge contribution to the cultural life of the city and its region.

In January 2011, Eduard Ambartsumyan became an Art Director of the Bryansk Regional Philharmonic Society and the Chief Conductor of the Bryansk Governor`s Symphony Orchestra.

Today Eduard Ambartsumyan is frequently performing with the best Symphonic and Chamber Orchestras of Russia, Europe, Armenia and Belarus.