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Armenian violinist awarded $82,000 Credit Suisse bursary

Armenian violinist awarded $82,000 Credit Suisse bursary

PanARMENIAN.Net - A 28 year old Armenian violinist and VC Young Artist, Sergey Khachatryan, has been announced as the 2014 recipient of the highly coveted Credit Suisse Young Artist Award, in Vienna, the Violin Channel reports.

A former 1st prize winner at the Sibelius and Queen Elisabeth International Violin Competitions, Khachatryan will receive 75,000 Swiss Francs (USD $82,000) – and a prestigious solo engagement with Gustavo Dudamel and the Vienna Philharmonic as part of this year’s Lucerne Festival.

The coveted bursary is awarded every two years to a highly talented young soloist with the aim of providing the means and opportunity to perform – thus enabling them to make the decisive breakthrough to a major international career.

Previous recipients include: violist Antoine Tamestit, cellists Nicolas Altstaedt and Sol Gabetta - and VC ‘Young Artist’ Vilde Frang.

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