History:

The first stage started in October 2011 and finished in April 2012 with a Gala Concert in Moscow.

Music for Peace team visited North Ossetia (Beslan, Vladikavkaz), Tunis, Georgia (Tbilisi, Gori, Rustavi), Serbia (Belgrade, Krushevec, Cacak, Despotovec, Parecin), Israel (Tel-Aviv, Haifa, Qiriyat Mozkin, Qiriyat Byalik), Kosovo (Kosovska Mitrovica), offering free master classes to local talented music students aged 10-20 and giving recitals of classical music. Two of the most talented participants: Salome Jordania (piano, Georgia) and Aleksa Popovic (saxophone, Serbia) were selected to perform in Moscow with the Arpeggione Chamber Orchestra at our gala concert in April 2012.

The second stage of the Project started in January 2013 with visits to Georgia, Armenia, North and South Ossetia following by Kosovo with other Balkan countries, Israel and Tunisia.

Two most talented pianists Tinatin Baktadze, Anahit Arushanian and two saxophonists Philip Orlovic and Artur Kocharyan were selected to perform in series of Russian concerts, in October 2013, both in chamber music programmes and concertos with the orchestra.

Young Israeli pianist Daniel Shurki-Robas and Armenian saxophonist Arman Muradyan were selected to perform at the Gala Concerts in Saint-Petersburg and Moscow In May 2015. They appeared both in chamber music recitals and concerts with the orchestras.