Instrumentalists & Ensembles

Emmanuel Tjeknavorian

— Violin

Tjeknavorian .... gave a phenomenal rendition of this powerhouse concerto[Sibelius]. The whisper-soft envelope of sound woven by the NSO in Gardner’s careful hands showcased the violinist’s pristine tone in the opening passage. His technique was daring and assured, from a growling tone on the G string to crisply tuned double-stops and impeccable trills with staccato melodies woven through them.
Charles T. Downey, Washington Classical Review, May 2019

"A triumphant success due to virtuoso technique and profound musicality”
Wilhelm Sinkovicz, Die Presse, April 2018


Since being awarded the Best Interpretation of the Sibelius Violin Concerto and Second Prize at the International Jean Sibelius Violin Competition in 2015, Emmanuel Tjeknavorian has gained international attention.

He has been selected to take part in the 2017/18 Rising Stars series of the European Concert Hall Organisation following nominations by the Vienna Konzerthaus and the Vienna Musikverein. On this tour, he will perform in some of Europe's most renowned concert halls. Emmanuel Tjeknavorian has also been chosen to be a Great Talent at the Vienna Konzerthaus and perform in various chamber ensembles with . . .

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