Sergey Khachatryan, violin – Capitol Of Toulouse Orchestra – Tugan Sokhiev, Conducter – April 15, 2015 – Radio France Musique –
Over to France this week for a concert, broadcast live from Toulouse at the Halle aux Grains on April 15, 2015 featuring the Capitol of Toulouse Orchestra led by Music Director Tugan Sokhiev and featuring Sergey Khachatryan, violin in music of Kabalevsky, Khachatourian and Stravinsky.
Program opens with Colas Breugnon Overture by Kabalevsky. Sergey Khackatryan joins the orchestra in performance of the Violin Concerto of Aram Khachatourian and the concert finishes with Petrouchka by Igor Stravinsky. All pretty Russian.
Born in Yerevan, Armenia, Sergey Khachatryan he has lived in Germany since 1993 where he gave his first orchestral concert at the age of nine in the Kurhaus, Wiesbaden. He won First Prize at the VIII International Jean Sibelius Competition in Helsinki in 2000, becoming the youngest ever winner in the history of the competition. In 2005 he claimed First Prize at the Queen Elisabeth Competition in Brussels.
He made his New York City debut on August 4, 2006, playing the Beethoven Violin Concerto in Avery Fisher Hall under the baton of Osmo Vänskä. In June 2013, he played Shostakovich’s first Violin Concerto with the Seattle Symphony and Ludovic Morlot conducting.his 2019/20 season Sergey’s international presence is sustained by performances with Dresdner Philharmonie (Cristian Măcelaru), Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra (Yuri Temirkanov), Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra (Alondra de la Parra), Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra (Yuri Simonov), Orchestre de la Suisse Romande (Jonathan Nott), Cleveland Orchestra (Jakub Hrůša), Prague Radio Symphony (Alexander Liebreich), San Francisco Symphony (Dima Slobodeniouk).
Highlights of the past (2019) season included Sergey’s residency at the BOZAR, Brussels which comprised of a pair of recitals and concert with Orchestre National de Belgique and Hugo Wolff. Sergey also embarked on a tour of the US and Europe with Alisa Weilierstein and Inon Barnaton with a programme entitled Transfigured Nights featuring the music of Beethoven, Schoenberg and Shostakovich.
In recent seasons, Sergey has performed with the Südwestrundfunk Symphonieorchester (Christoph Eschenbach), Bamberger Symphoniker (Herbert Blomstedt and Jonathan Nott), Münchner Philharmoniker (James Gaffigan), Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra (Juraj Valčuha), Mariinsky Orchestra (Valery Gergiev) and Orchestre de Paris (Andris Nelsons and Gianandrea Noseda). He has also collaborated with the Berliner Philharmoniker, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Radio Filharmonisch Orkest, Rotterdam Philharmonic, Orchestre National de France, London Symphony, London Philharmonic, Philharmonia Orchestra, NHK Symphony and Melbourne Symphony Orchestras.
Hit the play button and relax. It’s probably been one of “those” days.