5 April 1985|
|Years active||1991 – present|
Sergey Khachatryan (also spelled Sergei Khachatryan; Armenian: Սերգեյ Խաչատրյան) (born 5 April 1985 in Yerevan) is an Armenian violinist. Since 1993 he has lived in Germany where he gave his first orchestral concert at the age of nine in the Kurhaus, Wiesbaden.
He made his New York City debut on August 4, 2006, playing the Beethoven Violin Concerto in Avery Fisher Hall under the baton of Osmo Vänskä. In June 2013, he played Shostakovich's first Violin Concerto with the Seattle Symphony and Ludovic Morlot conducting.
- 2000: 1st prize at the International Louis Spohr Competition for Young Violinists
- 2000: 1st prize at the International Jean Sibelius Violin Competition (he is the youngest person who ever won)
- 2000: 2nd prize at the International Fritz Kreisler Competition
- 2002: 2nd prize at the Indianapolis International Violin Competition
- 2005: 1st prize at the Queen Elisabeth Music Competition
- 2008: The Medal of Movses Khorenatsi (Armenia)
- 2012: Merited Artist of Armenia
- 2014: Awarded the 'Credit Suisse Young Artist Award' and was granted $82,000
- Sibelius – Violin Concerto/Khachaturian – Violin Concerto
- Shostakovich – Violin Concerto 1, Op. 77, No. 2, Op. 129
- Franck – Violin Sonata in A major/ Shostakovich – Violin Sonata, Op. 134
- J. S. Bach: Sonatas & Partitas, BWV 1001–1006 (2010)
He has a debut CD at EMI Classics, released October 7, 2002. Among the works on this CD are the Brahms D minor sonata and Ravel's Tzigane, both performed with pianist Lusine Khachatryan, his sister, as well as Chausson's Poeme and Waxman's Carmen Fantasy, both performed with pianist Vladimir Khachatryan, his father.
- Sergey Khachatryan biography
- "At Mostly Mozart, a Tousle-Haired Newcomer Joins a Returning Hero " by Steve Smith, The New York Times, August 7, 2006]
- "Water Music" by Alex Ross, The New Yorker, pp. 92–93, 8 July 2013
- Lark Music Society
- Laureates, Indianapolis International Violin Competition
- Laureates, Queen Elisabeth Competition
- Sergey Khachatryan biography in Armenian
- "Armenian violinist Sergey Khachatryan wins £50,000 Credit Suisse Young Artist Award". The Strad. 21 January 2014.
- Sergey Khachatryan discography