Tigran Hakhnazaryan

Nov 30 1978

Conductor Tigran Hakhnazaryan has an extensive and varied repertoire which includes symphonic works, instrumental concertos as well as chamber music and also opera and ballet pieces. Tigran Hakhnazaryan was born in 1978. In 2000 he graduated from the Yerevan Komitas State Conservatory where he studied violin under Souren Hakhnazaryan) and as well as opera and symphony conducting with Emin Khachaturian. In 2002 he completed his postgraduate course in opera and symphony conducting with honours.

In 1998-1999 he trained at the Rimsky-Korsakov St.-Petersburg State Conservatory with Professor Ilya Musin. During this period he worked with the St.-Petersburg Conservatory Symphony Orchestra.In 2001-2002 he was the artistic director and chief conductor of the National Symphony Orchestra of the Republic of Bashkortostan.In 2004 he founded the Impression youth chamber orchestra (Moscow) and until 2010 was its conductor and artistic director successfully performing with the young musicians in Moscow and Moscow region.

In 2010-2012 he was the chief conductor of the Komi Republic State Opera and Ballet Theatre. During this period he conducted various operas including Eugene Onegin, The Queen of Spades, La Traviata, Carmen, La Bohème, Pagliacci, Don Pasquale, The Tsar’s Bride operettas Die Fledermaus, The Merry Widow, ballets Sleeping Beauty, Swan Lake and other works.In 2011 and 2012 he participated in the Syktyvkarsa Tulys (Syktyvkar Spring) International Opera and Ballet Festival. He also collaborated with soloists of the Bolshoi Theatre Zurab Sotkilava, Makvala Kasrashvili and Vladimir Redkin and also with Mariinsky Theatre soloists Vladimir Vaneyev, Natalia Yevstafieva and Yekaterina Shimanovich.

The conductor performs regularly with his brother, the famous cellist Narek Hakhnazaryan. In 2011-2012 Moscow and Yerevan audiences had a chance to see unique and unprecedented family performance of Beethoven’s Triple Concerto for piano, violin, cello and orchestra (conductor: Tigran Hakhnazaryan, cello: Narek Hakhnazaryan, violin and piano: Souren Hakhnazaryan and Gayane Hakhnazaryan, conductor’s parents).Since August 2013 Tigran Hakhnazaryan has been the artistic director and chief conductor of the Far Eastern Symphony Orchestra and Serenade Chamber Orchestra based in Khabarovsk.

As a guest conductor Tigran Hakhnazaryan closely cooperates with various symphony and chamber orchestras including the Armenian Philharmonic Orchestra, Symphony Orchestra of Donetsk Philharmonic, Karelian State Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra, Volgograd Symphony Orchestra, State Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra on Caucasus Mineral Waters, Tambov Symphony Orchestra, Yerevan Symphony Orchestra, Pavel Slobodkin Center Moscow Chamber Orchestra and the National Chamber Orchestra of Armenia.