Artist Bio

Narek Hakhnazaryan, cello

Armenian cellist Narek Hakhnazaryan—winner of the prestigious XIV International Tchaikovsky Competition—recently debuted with the Chicago Symphony and the Orchestra of St. Luke’s. In 2013–2014, he is appearing in recital at Carnegie Hall and throughout the United States. He was mentored by Mstislav Rostropovich and studied with Laurence Lesser. Hakhnazaryan holds the Kathleen G. Henschel Cello Chair in honor of David Finckel for 2014.

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