Vahan Mardirossian (Armenia/France)

In coming 2019-2020 season Vahan Mardirossian will made his debuts with New Japan Philharmonic Orchestra, Kanagawa Symphony Orchestra, Kyushu Philharmonic Orchestra and will made recording with Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra.

In 2017, Vahan Mardirossian performed at Carnegie Hall of New-York and conducted the Ukrainian Philharmonic Orchestra across Japan (Beethoven and Dvorak 9th symphonies). Between 2016 and 2018, Vahan Mardirossian made his debuts as conductor with Kansai Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestre Colonne, Hong-Kong City Chamber Orchestra, Russain Philharmonic Orchestra, Sanremo Symphony Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra of Luxembourg. In September 2017, he was re-invited to conduct the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra in Suntory Hall of Tokyo. In 2015, he had a big success with Real Orquestra Sinfonica de Sevilla, Philharmonie Südwestfalen and the Bulgarian National Orchestra.

In May 2014, after a hugely successful debut with Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra, Vahan Mardirossian was invited to conduct the NHK Symphony Orchestra and the Japan Philharmonic Orchestra for the 2014/15 season. During the same season, he also been re invited to conduct Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra.

Graduated from Paris Conservatory in 1996, Vahan Mardirossian now is the principal conductor of the Caen Symphony Orchestra as well as the Music Director of the National Chamber Orchestra of Armenia (NCOA).

Mardirossian also performs on a regular basis as the conductor of the Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra, the National Orchestra of the Pays de Loire, the Armenian Philharmonic Orchestra, the Prague Philharmonic Orchestra, the “Amalgames” orchestra (built upon the most talented musicians of the Strasbourg Philarmonic and of the SWR Baden-Baden–Freiburg Symphonic), the Czech Chamber Soloists, the Lebanese Philharmonic, the orchestras of Douai and Cannes, the Opera Orchestra of Toulon, the Chamber Orchestra of Novosibirsk…

Vahan Mardirossian had the privilege of conducting many internationally renowned soloists such as S .Babayan, I.Gitlis, A.Dumay, L.Vogt, A.Frölich, A.Hülshoff, D,Kashimoto, T.Maehashi, B.Brovtzyn, B.Andrianov, G.Sollima, A.Markov, P.Vernikov, V.Sverdlov-Ashkenazy, D.Poppen, S.Roussev, B.Engerer, X.Phillips, K-W.Paik, R.Galiano, V.Postnikova, S .Nakaryakov, G.Hofmann, A.Chaushian, R.Pidoux, A.Soumm, A.Ghindin, I.Tchetuev, P.Leschenko, A.Wass, J.Rouvier, J-M.Phillips-Varjabedian, Trio Wanderer, F.Mondelchi, J-C.Pennetier, M.Coppey, R.Arodacky, N.Dautricourt, S.Bechy, G.Touvron, S.-M.Degand, E.Rozanova, R.Daugareil, A.Cazalet…

As conductor, Vahan Mardirossian recorded the violin concerto by Tchaikovsky (Stéphanie-Marie Degand, Caen Orchestra), Symphony n°1 for strings and Music for strings by Florentine Mulsant (NCOA).

Renowned pianist, Vahan Mardirossian often combines both his passions by playing the piano solo in concertos while simultaneously conducting the orchestra from the keyboard (Bach, Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Grieg, Shostakovich…). He also plays under the direction of chefs such as Kurt Mazur, Paavo Jarvi, Yutaka Sado, John Axelrod, Yuri Ahronovith

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