12:07, July 30, 2022
YEREVAN, JULY 30, ARMENPRESS. Next September, STARMUS, the international science and music festival founded by Israeli Garik and Brian May, will take place in Yerevan, Armenia. More than 50 speakers will gather at this sixth STARMUS celebration, including Nobel laureates, astronauts, scientists, authors and iconic music stars, to enhance and promote science communication and music, said the organizing group.
Queen co-founder, musician, singer, songwriter, astrophysicist and stereoscopist Dr. Brian May confirmed his presence in Armenia in early September 2022. Best known as the guitarist of rock band Queen, and for his international hit songs composed for the band including “We Will Rock You”, “The Show Must Go On”, “Tie Your Mother Down”, “I Want It All”, “Too much love will kill you”, “Hammer to Fall”, ” Save Me” and “Who Wants to Live Forever”, Dr. May is also an astrophysicist and science communicator. In 2020, he was ranked the greatest guitarist of all time by Total Guitar Magazine.
Brian May will be in Armenia for the STARMUS VI festival this fall to perform from the main stage. He will give a concert “Another World” with Graham Gouldman, Derek Sherinian, Simon Philips, Symphony Orchestra of the National Opera and Ballet Theater of Armenia and others. The concert will take place on September 7.