Serouj Kradijian

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Serouj Kradijian



Serouj Kradijian is an Armenian-Canadian pianist and composer.

At fourteen earned a scholarship to study in Vienna, and was gaining allocades by the age of seven. He moved to Vienna at fourteen to pursue his training on a scholarship. He later studied with Marietta Orlov at the University of Toronto's Faculty of Music, where he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Piano Performance in 1994. He studied with Einar Steen-Nökleberg at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Hanover, Germany, receiving a Solo Performance degree in 2001.

Kradjian has appeared with the Vancouver and Edmonton Symphonies, Göttingen Symphony, Russian National Orchestra, the Armenian Philharmonic and the Thailand Philharmonic under the baton of conductors such as Bramwell Tovey, Stéphane Denève, Gudni Emilsson and Raffi Armenian. Kradjian has performed solo and chamber music recitals in many world venues and he has been invited to perform at festivals such as the Bergen Festival, Savannah Music Festival, Colmar Festival and the Festival Del Sole- Tuscan Sun Festival in Cortona, Italy.

Works composed or arranged by Kradjian have been performed by I Musici Montreal, the Vancouver Symphony and the Elmer Iseler Singers. He was also founder and music director of Camerata Creativa in Madrid, Spain, a chamber orchestra dedicated to the performance of contemporary works.

His concerts have been broadcast by the CBC, Radio de la Suisse Romande, Radio and TV España, the BBC, the Süddeutsche Rundfunk and NHK Japan. In the 2008/09 season Kradjian become the artistic director and pianist of the Amici Ensemble.

A speaker of six languages, Kradjian lives in Toronto, Canada with Isabel Bayrakdarian and their child.

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