Emmanuel Tjeknavorian

classical music, opera, theatre

no interval
Festival Theatre
  • Produced by Müpa Budapest

Ticket prices

  • 1500 HUF
The discounts of the Müpa+ Loyalty Programme will be applied for this performance, and we also credit loyalty points.

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It is often said that you can never start too early. Of course, it is the person and the circumstances that decide whether this is really true or not. In any case, this young Armenian violinist made an early start, making his début at a public concert at the age of seven. This approach seems to have worked out for him - two years later, he was performing in the Grand Hall of the Moscow Conservatory.

Born in 1995 and now officially an Austrian citizen, violinist Emmenuel Tjeknavorian left his homeland to complete his advanced studies in Vienna as a student at the University of Music and Performing Arts there. In 2012, he represented Austria in the Eurovision Young Musicians Competition, and again donned his new country's colours in 2014 to make it to the finals of the Fritz Kreisler Competition, later also taking second place at the International Sibelius Competition in December 2015.
A quick glance at his concert programme for the Rising Stars series makes it immediately clear what the young violinist's aim was in compiling the running order: to demonstrate his stylistic versatility, endurance and unique virtuosity. With the exception of the one contemporary piece, each and every one of the works selected is a legendary - in terms of both fame and difficulty - part of the violin literature, and also features the instrument without accompaniment. After kicking off with Ysaÿe's solo sonata, the concert moves on to Bach's chaconne, immediately followed by a work that elegantly refers to it, the Tempo di ciaccona movement of Bartók's Solo Sonata. It then concludes with Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst's popular (but extraordinarily difficult) series of variations on the Irish tune The Last Rose of Summer. Try listening to one of Tjeknavorian's recordings of Bach, Mozart, Debussy or Sibelius on YouTube, and you too will agree that this young talent definitely has something very special.

Nominated for the Rising Stars programme by: Wiener Konzerthaus & Musikverein Wien

Presented by: Müpa Budapest

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  • Emmanuel Tjeknavorian


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