Sergey Khachatryan debuts with Filarmonica della Scala



Having given his debut performance with Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in 2017, the award-winning Armenian violinist Sergey Khachatryan returns to Italy for his debut with Filarmonica della Scala on Monday 15 April 2019.

“Beyond technique in spades, he wielded a concentrated, forceful tone and exceptional degrees of clarity and tenderness at soft and high extremes.”
Zachary Lewis, Cleveland.com, 6 April 2018

The youngest ever winner of the Sibelius Competition will perform Max Bruch’s famous First Violin Concerto under the baton of the renowned Maestro Myung-Whun Chung, who will then conduct Mahler’s Titan Symphony in the second half of the concert.

Visit Filarmonica della Scala’s website for more information.

Sergey’s plans for the rest of the 18/19 season include collaborations with Christoph Eschenbach and SWR Sinfonieorchester (Shostakovich Violin Concerto No. 1), Sasha Goetzel and Orchestre National de Lorraine (Khachaturian Violin Concerto), and Marco Feruglio and Capella Savaria (Beethoven Violin Concerto).

Later this season Myung-Whun Chung conducts The Philadelphia Orchestra in a programme including Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3 Eroica, and the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in a programme of Weber, Dutilleux and Beethoven with violinist Leonidas Kavakos. On the operatic stage he will also conduct Verdi’s Otello at the Wiener Staatsoper starring Aleksandrs Antonenko as Otello, Olga Bezsmertna as Desdemona and Vladislav Sulimsky as Iago.

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