Hayk Khachatryan / double-bass

Hayk Khachatryan studied at the Tibor Varga Music Conservatory Sion and has appeared as a soloist under Emin Khachatryan with the Armenian State Chamber Orchestra, with the Tibor Varga Festival Orchestra conducted by its namesake, and the Orchestra La Folia with Mirion Glas. While still a student Hayk won the first prize in the chamber music competition Valentino Bucci and has appeared with such orchestras as the Erewan Symphony Orchestra, the Serenade Chamber Orchestra, the Armenian State Chamber Orchestra, the National Orchestra of Lyon, and the Bern Symphony Orchestra. He has performed throughout the world under the baton of numerous conductors, including Claudio Abbado, Zubin Mehta, Bernard Haitink, Pierre Boulez, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Franz Welzer-Mφst, Daniele Gatti, and Daniel Harding.