NAREK HAKHNAZARYAN, CELLO

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Mann Series - February 24, 2018

7:30pm at Washington Irving High School

Program:

Schumann: Adagio & Allegro, Op. 70
Brahms: Cello Sonata No. 2 in F Major, Op. 99
Tsintsadze: Five Pieces
Albéniz: Asturias
Schedrin: Imitating Albéniz
Massenet: Thaïs: Meditation
Cassado: Requiebros

Bio:

Since winning the Cello First Prize and Gold Medal at the XIV International Tchaikovsky Competition in 2011 at the age of 22, Narek Hakhnazaryan has performed with major orchestras across the globe and has established himself internationally as one of the finest cellists of his generation.  Hakhnazaryan has earned critical acclaim worldwide, with the Strad describing him as “dazzlingly brilliant” and the Washington Post hailing him “a seasoned phenomenon”.  In 2014 he was named a BBC New Generation Artist and in August 2016 he made his highly distinguished and critically acclaimed BBC Proms debut.

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