A world-renowned cellist Narek Haknazarian / Narek HakhnazaryanIn Kotor arrives at Kotor for the XVIII KotorArt Don Branko’s Music Days. The concert is scheduled for August 5 in the concert hall, the Church of St. The Spirit, starting at 9.30 pm.
A limited quantity of tickets is already in pre-sale at reduced prices! Also, they can be purchased online via www.gigstix.com or physically throughout Montenegro at the selected Tobacco Press kiosks.
Born in the family of musicians, he began his education in his city Yerevan (Armenia), and continued at the Conservatory of Moscow, followed by the New England Music Conservatory in Boston. He was also taught by the famous cellist Mstislav Rostropovič, who dedicated a scholarship to the young and talented boy. Narek entered the international scene in 2011, when he was a 22-year-old, and won the 14th International Tchaikovsky Competition.
“It is our great pleasure to start presenting the artists for the festival of this year. The program of the festival was mostly agreed during the previous year, and an early contracting, as well as the presentation of the program, is important for the manifestations of our profile in Europe and extremely important not only from the cultural aspect but also touristic. Apart from this, this highly professional approach is also proved by the recent acknowledgement of KotorArt by EFFE Label – the European Quality Seal for Art Festivals as well as the “Wild Beauty” awards for the best manifestation in Montenegro for 2018. Narek Haknazarian is an outstanding artist with incredible energy and musicality, whose solo recital on the cello with the compositions of J. S. Baha, which are very rarely heard. His concert will be a culmination of the entire Kotor concert season, which this year is dedicated to the cello.” said Sarah Lakicevic, PR Festival.
Haknazarjan has played with the most famous world orchestras such as London, Chicago, Detroit, New Zealand Symphony Orchestra and the Rotterdam, Seoul, Helsinki and Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Theater Orchestra of the Marine and Milan Skala, establishing cooperation with conductors such as Gergiev, Jarvi, Spivakov, Pletnev, Robertson, and others. He held a recital in the world’s leading halls and played the cello, which was built in 1707 by Joseph Guarneri. It will be his first visit to Montenegro.