Founded in 1999 under the name “Arsika”, the Khachaturian trio is praised by the critique for its virtuosity, sense of style, quality of sound and musicality. It has toured throughout the USA, South America, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Germany, Austria, China, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Australia, Moldova, Georgia, Lithuania, Latvia, Russia and Armenia and played in prestigious halls like the Musikverein (Vienna), the Laiezhalle (Hamburg) the Gewandhaus (Leipzig), the Gasteig-Philharmonie (Munich) and the Purcell Room (London). The Trio also participated in a number of important festivals in South America and Europe. Five CDs recorded by the trio focus on Armenian and Russian music. Members of the Trio are involved in pedagogic activities, giving master classes in music schools of various regions of Armenia.