Hayk Melikyan

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Hayk Melikyan (Armenian: Հայկ Մելիքեան; born November 29, 1980 in Yerevan) is an Armenian pianist and composer.

Melikyan was born in Yerevan. Laureate of many international piano competitions. He is widely known as one of the best performers of 20th century and contemporary music. Hayk Melikyan was awarded with the Title of Honorary Artist of Armenia by President Serzh Sargsyan in 2013.

In 2009, Hayk Melikyan initiated "1900+" World Piano Music Concerts Series of the 20th Century and Contemporary Music.

In 2013, he performed in Germany with Karine Gilanyan in dedication of the then upcoming 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.[1]


"Hayk Melikyan has power and agility to spare, with plenty of attention to inner voicings. He is never at a loss for style or direction in any of this music, which is pretty impressive when you consider that it really represents two very different styles". - Barry Brenesal (Fanfare Magazine)


  1. ^ "Berlin to host concert dedicated to 100th anniversary of Armenian Genocide". news.am. 28 March 2013. Retrieved 7 June 2016.