by Chamber Music Society of DetroitOctober 27, 2011
Prize-winning violinist Sergey Khachatryan makes his Michigan debut on the Chamber Music Society of Detroit series Saturday, November 12 at 8:00 p.m., Seligman Performing Arts Center.
FARMINGTON HILLS, MI, October 27, 2011 — Violinist Sergey Khachatryan, winner of two prestigious international competitions, the Sibelius Competition and the Queen Elisabeth Competition, makes his Michigan debut on the Chamber Music Society of Detroit series with pianist Lusine Khachatryan Saturday, November 12 at 8:00 p.m. The concert takes place at the Seligman Performing Arts Center, located at 22305 West 13 Mile Road (at the corner of Lahser and 13 Mile roads), Beverly Hills, on the campus of Detroit Country Day School.
Beethoven: Sonata for Violin and Piano in A major, Op. 12, No. 2
J. S. Bach: Partita No. 2 for Unaccompanied Violin in D minor, BWV 1004
Shostakovich: Sonata for Violin and Piano, Op. 134
Dr. Steven Rings, Assistant Professor of Music, University of Chicago, will discuss the concert repertoire in a Pre-Concert Talk from 6:45 – 7:30 PM. Talks are open to ticket holders free of charge.
This concert is made possible in part with support from the Westin Southfield Detroit.
The 2011-2012 Pre-Concert Talks are sponsored by Fidelity Investments.
Born in Yerevan, Armenia, Sergey Khachatryan won First Prize in 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 the First Prize at the Queen Elisabeth Competition in Brussels.
Sergey Khachatryan has performed with such major international orchestras such as the Berlin Philharmonic, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Orchestre National de France, Orchestre de Paris, London Symphony, BBC Philharmonic, Philharmonia Orchestra and the NHK Symphony in Tokyo, working with such distinguished conductors as Christoph von Dohnanyi, Esa Pekke Salonen, Valery Gergiev and Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos. In the U.S., following his debut with the Cleveland Orchestra in 2004, Mr. Khachatryan has subsequently appeared with the New York Philharmonic and Kurt Masur, the Boston Symphony and Bernard Haitink, the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Stéphane Denève, the Philadelphia Orchestra and Charles Dutoit, and the San Francisco Symphony and Michael Tilson Thomas. Highlights of his 2011-2012 season include concerts with the Bamberg Symphony, Orchestre de Paris and his debut in China with the National Centre of Performing Arts Orchestra for New Year’s concerts conducted by Lorin Maazel.
With his sister Lusine Khachatryan, Sergey Khachatryan has performed recitals at Wigmore Hall in London, the Alte Oper Frankfurt, the National Auditorium in Madrid, Carnegie Hall, Theatre des Champs Elysees in Paris, and the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam. In 2011-2012 they will perform recitals in the series of Chicago University Presents, Cite de la Musique in Paris, the Palais des Beaux Arts in Brussels, Alice Tully Hall in New York and Herbst Theater in San Francisco, in addition to tonight’s performance on the Chamber Music Society of Detroit series.
Lusine Khachatryan began studying the piano at age six with her parents and continued her studies at the Musikhochschule, Karlsruhe, obtaining master’s degrees in piano and chamber music. In 2009 Ms. Khachatryan was awarded Third Prize at the European Piano Competition in Normandy, Ouistreham and Le Havre.
Lusine Khachatryan has appeared on many major concert series on both sides of the Atlantic. Recent North American engagements include performances in Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Princeton, Berkeley, New York and Washington, D.C.; in Europe she has concertized in St. Petersburg, Munich, Milan, Valencia, Amsterdam, Frankfurt and Rome. Her festival appearances include the Caprichos Musikales de Comillas Festival in Spain, the Vladimir Nielsen Piano Festival in Sag Harbor, New York, the “Return” Festival in Armenia, the Musikfest Bremen in Germany, the Bartok + Mozart Music Festival in Hungary, the Snow & Symphony Music Festival in St. Moritz, Switzerland, the Kajaani Music Festival in Finland, the Nuits musicales du Suquet Festival in Cannes, France and the 9th International Music Festival in St. Jean Cap-Ferrat, France.
In addition to extensive international concert tours with her brother, violinist Sergey Khachatryan, the two have made two CDs together: in 2002 they recorded works of Brahms and Ravel for EMI classics, and in 2008 they released a CD of sonatas by Franck and Shostakovich on the NAÏVE label.
Chamber Music Society subscription and single ticket prices have not increased for four years. Single concert tickets are $43 to $75 for adults, $25 for students. Subscriptions are still available; subscribers save up to 37% over single ticket prices. Single tickets and subscriptions may be purchased by calling the Chamber Music Society of Detroit ticket service at (248) 855-6070 or by visiting www.ComeHearCMSD.org.
HOUR Detroit and dbusiness are the media sponsors for the 2011-2012 season.
For information about the 2011-2012 concert season, please visit the Chamber Music Society of Detroit web site at www.ComeHearCMSD.org.
The Chamber Music Society of Detroit is a nonprofit organization committed to presenting the highest quality chamber music performed by musicians of international stature in acoustically outstanding venues. The Chamber Music Society of Detroit is recognized both locally and nationally for the high caliber of its performances.
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