Astrig Siranossian was born in Lyon on 19 December, 1988. Winner of the First
Prize and several times winner of the Special Prize of the Krzysztof Penderecki
International Cello Competition, Astrig Siranossian performs as a soloist with
famous orchestras. A regular guest of Daniel Barenboim’s, her musical partners
are no less than Simon Rattle, Antonio Pappano, Yo-Yo Ma, Sol Gabetta, Bertrand
Chamayou, Daniel Ottensamer…
The most well-known venues have already hosted the young musician: Paris
Philharmonic, Musikverein in Vienna, KKL Luzern, Basel Casino, Dijon Opera,
Flagey in Brussels, Teatro Colon Buenos Aires, Kennedy Center Washington….
The recording made in 2016 by the Claves Records label and dedicated to Gabriel
Fauré, Francis Poulenc and Komitas was greatly acclaimed by critics, including
the Musica Prize. She obtained a “coup de coeur” by the French-speaking Belgian
Radio-Television during 2017 Queen Elisabeth competition.
Astrig Siranossian has been an artist in residence since 2015 at the Queen
Elisabeth Music Chapel as well as the Singer-Polignac Foundation. She has
recorded a chamber music CD with the Évidence label dedicated to Franz Schubert,
which will be published in 2018. In 2016, she became Artistic Director of the
Musicades Romanesques, the festival of the town of Romans that mirrors music
with art as well as with gastronomy.
Astrig Siranossian started music at the age of three. Five years later she was
admitted to the CNR in Lyon, furthered her studies at the Lyon CNSM in Lyon,
obtaining her diploma of higher studies with distinction. She completed her
training in Switzerland at the Basel The conservatory in Ivan Monighetti’s
class, passing her Concert Masters and Soloist Masters Degree with flying
Astrig plays a 1676 Ruggieri cello, generously loaned by the Boubo Music
Foundation in Binningen.