Hrachya Avanesyan / violin
"The undisputed star of the evening was the young violinist Hrachya Avanesyan as soloist in Nielsen's only violin concerto" Schleswig-Holsteinischer Zeitungsverlag
In 1996, when he was
just 10 years old, violinist Hrachya Avanesyan won the First Prize at the
Armenian Republic Competition in both junior and senior categories. This marked
the beginning of an international career with soloist appearances throughout the
Avanesyan moved to Belgium in 2003, where he studied at the Royal Conservatory of Brussels in the class of Igor Oistrakh. He is winner of several international competitions, including the European Competition for Young Soloists in Luxembourg, the Henry Vieuxtemps Competition, the Yehudi Menuhin Violin Competition, the International Carl Nielsen Competition in Denmark.
Avanesyan has appeared as a soloist with numerous notable orchestras throughout the world and collaborated with important conductors such as Walter Weller, Paul Goodwin, Joana Carniero and Joji Hattori.