September 11, 2017 - 18:59 AMT
World-famous jazz accordionist Richard Galliano coming to Armenia

World-famous jazz accordionist Richard Galliano will perform with the Armenian State Chamber Orchestra on October 22 in Yerevan.

The accordionist will perform works by Antonio Vivaldi and Astoria Piazzola, as well as his own concerto titled "Opalo" at the Aram Khachaturian concert hall.

Galliano has collaborated with Piazolla, George Mraz, Brigitte Fontaine, Al Foster, Juliette Greco, Charles Aznavour, Ron Carter, Chet Baker, Enrico Rava, Martial Solal, Miroslav Vitouš, Trilok Gurtu, Jan Garbarek, Michel Petrucciani, Michel Portal, Eddy Louiss, Biréli Lagrène, Sylvain Luc, Renaud Garcia-Fons, Ivan Paduart, Anouar Brahem, Wynton Marsalis, and Toots Thielemans. He was a key member of Claude Nougaro's band for several years as a pianist and accordionist