Artur Avanesov

Piano — Armenia

Moscow born Artur studied piano and composition at the Yerevan State Conservatory (Armenia), simultaneously taking piano master courses abroad, notably as a member of the Lucerne Festival Academy 2003-05. Currently he is a lecturer at the American University of Armenia and Yerevan Conservatory, and holds a Doctor of Arts degree. As a pianist, he has performed with such musicians as Rohan de Saram, Kim Kashkashian, Anja Lechner and Tony Arnold, and many others. His own compositions have been performed in many countries including Europe, CIS countries, USA, Japan, Taiwan, Canada, Brazil, and the Middle East.