Anush Nikoghosyan


Violinist Anush Nikoghosyan was born in Yerevan. Aged five she got her first violin lessons with Petros Haykazian and further studied at the Yerevan Komitas State Conservatory. For several years she studied with Eduard Topchjan, Principal Conductor of the Armenian National Philharmonic Orchestra. She is currently a student at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater München (class of Christoph Poppen). Since 2013, Anush Nikoghosyan has been studying with Julia Fischer. She earned her master-degree in 2015 and continues her study for concert examination.

From 2001 to 2005, she was the scholarship holder of Vladimir Spivakov International Fund. Anush participated in various international festivals in Czech Republic, the Netherlands (Middelburg), Lithuania (Kaunas) and Russia (Moscow).

As a soloist she has appeared with Deutsche Radio Philharmonie, Armenian Philharmonic Orchestra, Kaerntner Sinfonieorchester, Kurpfaelzisches kammerorchester Mannheim, Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra, Kaunas Chamber Orchestra, Armenian Chamber Players, Ural Philharmonic Orchestra, Lithuanian National Philharmonic Orchestra and other orchestras under the baton of Eduard Topchjan, Dmitri Liss, Leos Svarovsky, Pavel Berman, Alexander Treger, Emmanuel Siffert, Markus Bosch, Ernest Hoetzl and others.

Anush has been a prize-winner at numerous international violin competitions, most importantly in 2010, when she was awarded the 1st prize of the International Kaerntner Sparkasse Woerthersee competition (Austria), which led to many invitations from some of the most prominent concert halls and renowned orchestras. In July 2011, Anush was invited to play at the renowned Pacific Music Festival Sapporo (Japan) as a soloist under famous Maestro Fabio Luisi. In 2014 she was invited to the Rimini Meeting festival, the Festival della Nazioni in Citta di Castello, and the Ravello Music Festival (Italy). In October 2014, she appeared at the Bruckner Festival Linz (Austria) and the Yerevan International Music Festival.

Anush Nikoghosyan has played in famous concert halls, among which Alte Oper Frankfurt, Opéra de Nice, Brucknerhaus Linz, Konzerthaus Klagenfurt, Warsaw National Philharmonic Hall, Aram Khachaturian Concert Hall Yerevan, BASF Ludwigshafen Konzerthaus etc. In May 2015, she debuted at Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles (USA). As a chamber musician she regularly takes part in various festivals performing chamber music repertoire with such musicians as Julia Fischer, Kim Kashkashian, Leif Ove Andsnes, Nils Mönkemeyer, Sergei Krylov, Pavel Vernikov, Alexander Chaushian, Mario Brunello, Francois-Frederic Guy, Radovan Vlatkovic and Benjamin Nyffeneger.

Anush Nikoghosyan has toured Armenia, Lithuania, Russia, England, U.A.E., France, Czech Republic, Germany, U.S., Poland, Slovakia and Austria.

Since 2013, Anush Nikoghosyan has been playing a Jean-Baptiste Guadagnini violin (Milan, 1753).

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