Narek Hakhnazaryan

Rising Stars Series

Narek Hakhnazaryan, Cello
Noreen Polera, Piano

Bennett Gordon Hall
Friday, October 23, 2009
7:00 PM
Gates Open
8:00 PM
Concert Starts
Tickets $20


Schumann:      Phantasiestücke, Op. 73
Beethoven:      Cello Sonata No. 3 in A Major, Op. 69
Shostakovich:  Cello Sonata in D minor, Op. 40
Scriabin/Piatigorsky: Romance
Tchaikovsky:    Nocturne Op. 19, No. 4
Rostropovich:   Humoresque Op. 5

About The Artist

First-prize-winner of the 2008 Young Concert Artists International Auditions, 20-year-old Armenian cellist Narek Hakhnazaryan has appeared as soloist with the Westmoreland Symphony  and in recitals at Saint Vincent College, Lincoln County Concert Association, Patrons for Young Artists, The Paramount Theatre and The Colonial Theatre.

“He produces a powerful and colorful sound in all registers, nails every big shift and flashes all the virtuoso’s tricks with insolent ease. He should have a stellar career.”
- The Washington Post