Arsen Dalibaltayan was born in 2003 and has been taking piano lessons from Prof. Jasna Reba at the Pavla Markovca music school in Zagreb since he was five.
Since 2014 he has also been a scholarship holder of the International Music Academy in Liechtenstein and takes part in the intensive weeks there.
Despite his young age, the pianist already won numerous 1st competition prizes, including 2010 at the international piano competition “Città di Gorizia”, 2011 at the international piano competition “Ars Nova” in Trieste (Italy), in 2012 at the international competition for young pianists “Zlatko Grgoševic” in Zagreb, 2013, 2015 and 2017 at the Croatian national competition in Dubrovnik, 2014 at the international piano competition “Young Virtuoso” in Zagreb and 2015 at the EPTA competition in Osijek. In November 2015 was the absolute winner in all categories at the famous international piano competition “Virtuosi per musica di pianoforte” in Ústí nad Labem (Czech Republic). He was also awarded a special prize for the best interpretation of a composition by Johann Sebastian Bach. In 2016 and 2017 he won the “Jurica Murai” competition in Varadžin (Croatia).
At the age of nine, Arsen Dalibaltayan performed with orchestral accompaniment for the first time and performed the Piano Concerto in D major by Joseph Haydn. He has already been invited to the “VP Bank Classic Festival” - formerly FESTIVAL NEXT GENERATION - in Bad Ragaz, Switzerland.
Photo: Andreas Domjanic