The Vienna Musikverein Concert Hall, in Vienna, has this week announced the appointment of 23-year-old Austrian violinist, VC Young Artist Emmanuel Tjeknavorian as its new 2019-2020 Artist-in-Residence.
A student of Gerhard Schulz at the Vienna University of Music, Emmanuel is a former major prize winner at the Brahms, Goldberg, Kreisler and Sibelius International Violin Competitions.
VC YOUNG ARTIST EMMANUEL TJEKNAVORIAN | SIBELIUS VIOLIN CONCERTO | JOHN STORGÅRDS & HELSINKI PHILHARMONIC | 2015 BRAHMS INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION
As part of his season residency, Emmanuel will perform with the Vienna Symphony Orchestra and the ORF Radio Symphony Orchestra, under the batons of conductors Alain Altinoglu and Jakob Hrusa - plus perform a duo-recital with pianist Maximilian Kromer.
Emmanuel will be the youngest musician in history to hold this honour.