ALMA'S CONTEMPORARY ART GALLERY TO HOST VIOLIN RECITAL WITH AZAT FISHYAN

PanARMENIAN.Net
01.03.2010 19:20 GMT+04:00

/PanARMENIAN.Net/ The Amaras Art Alliance will present a violin recital
with Azat Fishyan in ALMA's Contemporary Art Gallery on March 3. The
program will include music by Bach, Beethoven, Chausson, Prokofiev,
Vieuxtemps and Komitas, with accompaniment provided by pianist
Daniel Padgett.

Native of Yerevan, Armenia, Azat Fishyan started to study violin
at the age 7 at Sayat Nova Music School. At 12 he won 3rd prize in
Aram Khachaturian international competition. At the age 15 he was
engaged as a soloist and musician in Yuri Baghshian chamber orchestra.
Throughout his musical career, he performed on different stages in
Yerevan, Boston, Providence (Rhode Island), and Los Angeles as a
soloist and chamber musician. In 2007, Fishyan immigrated to the US
and continued his education at Longy School of Music under tutelage
of Boston Symphony Orchestra's concertmaster Malcom Low and later
in Los Angeles with renowned violin teacher and performer Mr. Hovsep
Ketenjyan. In 2009 he won 1st prize in Richard B. Fisk young artist
competition. In 2010, he performed Vieuxtemps Violin Concerto No. 5
with the New Valley Symphony Orchestra.