|Born||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 4 August 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)
- 2010: Beethoven Ring Bonn
- 2012: Merited Artist of Armenia
- 2014: Awarded the 'Credit Suisse Young Artist Award' and was granted $82,000
Currently, he is using 1740 Guarneri Del Gesù Ysaÿe violin on loan to him from the Nippon Music Foundation.
- 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)
- Johannes Brahms - Violin Sonatas Nos 1 - 3, with Lusine Khachatryan, piano (2012)
- My Armenia - Komitas Krunk (The Crane) - Tsirani Tsar (Apricot Tree) - Seven Folk Dances. Edvard Mirzoyan Introduction & Perpetuum Mobile. Aram Khachaturian Two dances from ballet Gayaneh. Arno Babajanian Six Pictures for Piano Solo. Edvard Baghdasaryan Rhapsody. (2016)
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.
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- Pasles, Chris (23 August 2007). "Young violinist captivates Bowl". The Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles. p. 89. Retrieved 7 June 2020 – via Newspapers.com.