Talented young violinist born in Armenia in 1985, winner of 2000 Jean Sibelius competition. Recordings on EMI, Naïve Classique labels. Recitals in all major venues.
Sergey KhachatryanOct. 24, 2004

Sergey Khachatryan - violon
Lusine Khachatryan - piano

Born in 1985 in Armenia into a musical family, Sergey Khachatryan began his studies with Prof. Josef Rissin of the Karlsruhe Music Academy in 1996. He was the youngest student attending master classes in Keshet Eilon, Israel, under the direction of Shlomo Mintz, where he was recognized as a major musical discovery. In December 2000 Mr. Khachatryan won First Prize in the VIII International Jean Sibelius Competition in Helsinki, the youngest participant in its history ever to do so. A series of debuts followed, among others in the UK in 2001 with the English Chamber Orchestra, 2 appearances in 2003-2004 at the Royal Festival Hall, the second partnering Anne-Sophie Mutter in the Bach Double Concerto with the London Philharmonic Orchestra; the 2004-2005 season will see his debut at Lincoln Center. He has made several CDs, and plays an 18th century Guadagnini violin on loan from the Baden-Württemberg antique musical instruments society. First LMMC engagement.

Pianist Lusine Khachatryan, sister of Sergey, won first prize in the 1999 'Jugend Musiziert' competition. She may be heard in concerts wordwide, in recital and as soloist with orchestra.

First LMMC engagement.



J.S. BACH   Sonata for solo violin in A minor, BWV 1003 (1720)
BRAHMS    Sonata No. 3 in D minor, Opus 108 (1888)
MOZART    Sonata in E minor, K. 304 (1778) 
BABDJANIAN   Sonata for violin and piano