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Diana Adamyan

Diana Adamyan was born in Eriwan (Armenia) in 2000, and grew up in a family of musicians. She received her first violin lessons at the “P. I. Tchaikovsky” Specialist Music School in Eriwan from the renowned Armenian violin teacher Petros Haykazyan. From February 2014 to July 2015, she studied with Professor Hrachya Harutyunyan (Germany) and since October 2015 she has been studying with Professor Eduard Tadevosyan.

Diana Adamyan has attended several masterclasses, for example with Pinchas Zukerman in Ottawa and with Donald Weilerstein (New England Conservatory). She also receives a scholarship from the International Academy of Music in Liechtenstein, and participates in the intensive music weeks held there.

The young violinist has already won a great number of national and international competitions. In 2007, she was a prize winner at the “Spendiaryan National Competition-Festival” in Eriwan, and in 2010 she was awarded the 1st prize at the “Veratsnund International Festival-Competition” in Gjumri (Armenia). In November 2012 she won the silver medal at the “Nutcracker” 13th International Television Competition for Young Musicians in Moscow. In December 2014, at the international violin competition and festival in honour of the Armenian professor Hrachya Boghdanyan, she was awarded the 1st prize. In December 2015, she participated in the “9th International Tchaikovsky Competition for Young Musicians”, where she won the 2nd prize and the silver medal. In 2018, Diana Adamyan was awarded both the 1st prize and the audience prize at the prestigious Menuhin Competition in Geneva.

Diana Adamyan has been performing regularly as a soloist since 2007. In 2012, she performed in concert with the National Chamber Orchestra of Armenia in Teheran (Iran). In 2013, she was invited to perform at the “Moscow Invites Friends” international music festival, and gave a solo recital at the Moscow International House of Music. In the same year, she performed with the “Orchestre de Chambre Amabilis” in Switzerland, and gave a solo recital in Boston. In 2014, she performed at the gala concert of the National Arts Center in Ottawa. In 2014 and 2015, she undertook a concert tour through France and Switzerland with the National Chamber Orchestra of Armenia. She also performed Johann Sebastian Bach’s Concerto for Two Violins and Orchestra together with Pinchas Zuckermann and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in Cadogan Hall, London, as part of the “Yerevan Perspectives” international music festival, in commemoration of the Armenian Genocide 100 years ago.

Diana Adamyan participated in the “New Names of Armenia” programme, and received a scholarship from the Vladimir Spivakov International Charity Foundation. In 2012, she was awarded support by the Armenian General Benevolent Union. She also regularly receives support from the YerazArt Foundation in Boston (USA). The young violinist currently plays an Urs Mächler violin.

 

May 2018

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