<span style="font-size: 1rem; font-family: SourceSansPro, sans-serif;">Born in
Yerevan, Armenia, Sergey Khachatryan won First Prize at the VIII
International Jean Sibelius Competition in Helsinki in 2000 (he is the
youngest person who ever won), becoming the youngest ever winner in
the history of the competition.<br><br>In 2005 he claimed First Prize at the Queen
Elisabeth Competition in Brussels.
seasons, Sergey has performed with the Bamberger Symphoniker, Munich
Philharmonic, Swedish Radio Symphony, Mariinsky Orchestra and Orchestre de
Paris. He has also collaborated with the Berliner Philharmoniker, Royal
Concertgebouw Orchestra, Netherlands Radio Philharmonic.
his sister Lusine Khachatryan are regular duo partners. Together, they have
given recitals at Wigmore Hall, Konzerthaus Dortmund, Theatre des Champs
Elysees and Cite de la Musique (Paris), Auditori Nacional Madrid, Amsterdam
Concertgebouw, Palais des Beaux Arts (Brussels), Philharmonie Luxembourg,
Carnegie Hall and Alice Tully Hall (New York) and Herbst Theater (San
Francisco). Their most recent project is Brahms’ three Sonatas for Violin and
Piano, both on stage and on recording.<br><br>The Brahms
CD was released in June 2013 on Naïve Classique. Sergey’s discography on the
label also includes the Sibelius and Khachaturian concert with Sinfonia
Varsovia and Emmanuel Krivine, both Shostakovich concerts with the Orchestre
National de France and Kurt Masur, a recording of the Shostakovich and Franck
sonatas for violin and piano and the complete Sonatas and Partitas for solo
violin by J.S. Bach. A disc of Armenian music is released in 2015.
plays the 1740 “Ysaÿe” Guarneri violin on kind loan from the Nippon Music