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Serouj Kradjian

Serouj Kradjian

Canadian-Armenian pianist Serouj Kradjian has a versatile concert career throughout Europe, Canada, the United States, and Asia.Solo and chamber music recitals have taken him to New York (Carnegie Hall), Atlanta (Spivey Hall), Paris (Salle Cortot), Toronto (Toronto Centre for the Arts, Roy Thomson Hall), Vancouver (Orpheum Theatre), Bergen Festival (Norway), Madrid (Auditorio Nacional) and many other cities in Canada, the United States, Germany, France, Switzerland, Spain, Italy, Cyprus, and Brazil. Mr. Kradjian has been invited to appear as a soloist with the Göttingen Symphony, Madrid Symphony, Armenian Philharmonic, Toronto Symphony, and Edmonton Symphony, just to name a few.Serouj Kradjian’s discography includes the Piano Concertos and complete Transcendental Etudes by Franz Liszt, the Khachaturian Piano Concerto, complete Sonatas for Violin and Piano by Robert Schumann and Miniatures, an anthology of works by Armenian composers. His concerts have been broadcast by Radio-Canada (CBC), Radio Suisse Romande, Radio & TV España, the BBC, and Süddeutsche Rundfunk.Mr. Kradjian began his studies at the age of five and at the age of seven he won the National Competition for Young Musicians. At fourteen he was granted a scholarship to study in Vienna, Austria. He graduated from the University of Toronto Faculty of Music studying with Marietta Orlov and went on to continue his studies at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Hanover with Einar Steen-Nökleberg, obtaining the “Solistenklass” degree. His talent was acknowledged by grants from the Ontario Arts Council and the Canada Council for the Arts.Serouj Kradjian is currently Professor of Piano and Chamber Music in Madrid, Spain. His pedagogic work also extends to numerous summer music academies both in Spain and in Germany.

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