Alexandr Iradyan was born on July 9, 1990 in Yerevan, Armenia. He finished the
School of Voice Protection (2005) and Yerevan Specialized Secondary Music School
Named After Tchaykovsky (2007, piano department). He graduated from the Yerevan
State Conservatory (composition faculty) with prof. Stepan Rostomyan.
In the age of 16 his first and successful step was performance of his piano
concerto with Armenian National Philharmonic Orchestra.
In 2010 in Ekaterinburg (Russia) Alexandr Iradyan was awarded a Grand-prix of
Piano International Competition. The same year he has created and presented a
"Following imagination" (visualization of music with light and screening
In 2011 for his Symphony No.2 "Six answers" Alexandr was awarded a First Prize
of Aram Khachaturian International Competition.
In 2012 Iradyan has created the biggest orchestral score based on architectural
proportions of the building "Notre Dame symphony".
In 2013 he had tremendous success premiering of "Memos of a suicide" musical
poem with Armenian Philharmonic Orchestra brass section.
In 2014 Alexandr founded CCR (Center of Conventional Reality) project with
producer Anush Kocharyan and director Samuel Tadevosyan.
In summer 2014 the "CCR" project presented a premier of Iradyan's "Memos of a
suicide" ballet alternative psychodrama on the stage of National Opera and
Ballet Theatre of Armenia. Nowadays this ballet is included in the repertory of
In April 2015 Iradyan he received high praise from the audience after the
premiere of "DNA15-15" dedicated to the 100 anniversary of Armenian Genocide
with a National Orchestra of Belgium, conducted by George Pehlivanian at "Palais
de BOZAR" In Brussels. Besides "DNA15-15" two new arrangements of Komitas made
by Iradyan were performed by world famous violinist Maxim Vengerov and cellist
In October 2015 Iradyan’s new piece "Mr. T: The story of a Comic" was performed
by RTV Symphony Orchestra of Slovenia conducted by George Pehlivanian.
As a composer and pianist Iradyan has represented Armenia in more than 15
countries. His music was performed in UK, Russia, France, Belgium, Armenia,
Belarus, Uzbekistan, Georgia, USA etc.
He conducted and cooperated with National Chamber Orchestra of Armenia, Armenian
National Philharmonic Orchestra, Opera and Ballet theater Orchestra, Komische
Oper Berlin, Magdeburgische Philharmonie, Bochumer Symphoniker, Staats theater
Cottbus, Brandenburger Symphoniker, Neubrandenburger Symphoniker, Hochschul
orchester der UdK, Kammerorchester Prenzlau Orchestras.
2016-2018 Alexandr studied at Berlin University of Arts at the International
Conducting Academy under the guidance of Prof. Steven Sloane.
Alexandr Iradyan has worked with composers Peter Adriaansz, Seng Ah Oh, Stefan
Wirt, performers Yelena Vardazaryan, Vardan Gasparyan, Armen-Levon Manaseryan,
"Pre-Art" ensemble, Bars Media Documentary Film Productions, DEEM Communications
Production, APO, BPO, Florida International University Youth Orchestra. Worked
with conductors Ruben Asatryan, Eduard Topchjian, Rashid Nigamatullin, Grzegorz
Nowak and others.
Now Alexander Iradyan lives in Berlin. He is principal conductor of AGBU String
Orchestra (Brussels), teaches at Berlin Art Academy.