Armine Grigoryan

Sep 30 1967

Armine Grigoryan is one of the brightest representatives of Armenian contemporary pianists.  She received her entire musical education first in Yerevan Tchaikovsky school of music, then in Yerevan Komitas Conservatoire and postgraduate studies under the supervision of professors Georgy and Sergey Saradjians, obtaining excellent professional qualities. This is evident in her appearances as a soloist and collaborative pianist.

Armine Grigoryan as soloist and chamber musician has toured CIS, Italy, Germany, United Kingdom, Austria, Check Republic, Spain, Belgium, Bulgaria, UAE, Kazakhstan, Lebanon, Baltics, China, Japan, Australia, USA, Canada, Mexico and others.    Armine Grigoryan became a Double Laureate of “Roma 2003” International Pianists Competition, where she also was awarded a special prize and medal of the Chamber of Deputies of Rome. In the same year Armine Grigoryan with Sona Barseghyan (piano duo “Sonet”) won prize of International Competition, organized by “Frederic Chopin” Association in Rome, and took also Special prize for the Best Performance of pieces by Sergio Calligaris.

She is the recipient of special awards as a piano collaborative pianist in several International competitions. Armine Grigoryan has released several CDs (“Unknown Khachaturian” among them). Since 2005 Armine’s artistic originality also shines in her concert programs as a pianist of the Aram Khachaturian Trio along with the talented musicians – violinist Karen Shahgaldyan and cellist Karen Kocharyan. Outside of Armenia the concerts of Trio were held in many countries of the world: in such Prestigious concert halls as “Musicverein” in Vienna, “Laiezhalle” in Hamburg, “Gewandhaus” in Leipzig, “Gasteig philharmonic” in Munich, “Queen Elizabeth Hall” in London, “Suntory Hall” in Tokyo, “Koerner Hall” in Toronto. 

Together with the other members of the Trio and with the support of London resident benefactor Assadour Guzelian, Armine Grigoryan established the Classical Music Development Foundation, with the aim to propagandize the Armenian composers’ works and to support young gifted musicians.

She was awarded the Medals of the Ministry of Culture of Poland and Armenia. Armine Grigoryan is a Professor of the Yerevan Komitas State Conservatory. Since 2004 as the director of the Aram Khachaturian Museum she widely popularizes Khachaturian’s music and name both in the homeland and abroad, establishes new links with other museums of the world.