<span style="font-size: 1rem; font-family: SourceSansPro, sans-serif;">Aram Talalyan was born in Yerevan, on April 4, 1971.<br>Aram Talalyan is third from
dynasty of well-known musicians after his uncle Henrik Talalyan and father
Geronty Talalyan.<br><br>After receiving a Master’s degree with Honors, from Yale University (USA) Mr.
Talalyan returns to Armenia.
He has been teaching cello and chamber music in Yerevan state conservatory
since 1997, numerous students of Mr. Talalyan received top prizes in
competitions around world.<br><br>Aram
Talalyan is a founder and artistic director of “Yerevan Baroque Festival” and
“Talalyan brothers” Viola-Cello Festival in Armenia. From 2010 to 2011 has been
appointed as an artistic director of Classical Series at Cafesjian Center for
the Arts in Yerevan (Armenia). From 2000 to 2009 has served as a cellist of
Komitas String Quartet. From 2015 till 2018 Mr. Talalyan was a cellist of Aram
Khachaturian State string quartet.<br><br>Aram Talalyan has collaborated with such renowned artists as Claude Frank,
Yo Yo Ma, Gunter Herbig, Jesse Levin, Emin Khachaturian, Wolfgang Meyer,
Vladimir Spivakov, Diemut Poppen, Ani and Ida Kavafian, Levon Chilingirian, Christopher Stembridge,
Darko Brlek, Ilya Gringolts, Armen Babakhanian, Narek Hakhnazaryan, Mikayel
Balyan, Sergey Khachatryan, and many others. Mr. Talalyan has toured in CIS
countries, Europe, Asia, North and South America and Middle East.<br><br>He is a first
performer and initiator of a great number of compositions for orchestra,
chamber ensembles and cello. Mr. Talalyan received a State Honor award in 2009.
In 2013 was invited as a president of the jury of Aram Khachaturian
International Cello Competition.
In 2009 together with pianist Julietta Vardanyan formed a piano-cello duo ARS
LUNGA and completed a large scale unprecedented recording project “Anthology of
Armenian music for cello and piano” album with 12 CDs and 60 compositions by
Armenian composers, presently completing 2nd part of recording
project included 40 compositions for piano trio.<br><br>During 2011-2014 seasons he was invited to conduct in prestigious
international festivals: “Traveling Notes", "Melodies of Peace",
“The Return Festival”, "National Gallery of Arts" and several State
Academic orchestras in Ukraine, Georgia, and Kazakhstan. Under guidance of Mr.
Talalyan ERASMUS PLUS program was engaged in Yerevan conservatory for the first
time from 2018 till present. </span>