Vatche Jambazian, Piano
Vatche Jambazian is an emerging international concert pianist originally from Sydney, Australia. He made his international Debut at the age of 16 in Yerevan, Armenia performing a televised recital as part of the Independence Day celebrations. In 2008 Vatche was awarded the Fine Music Station Young Performer of the Year and was a finalist in the 2015 Symphony Australia Young Performer of The Year. Vatche is currently attending The Juilliard School as part of the Masters Programme studying with Joseph Kalichstein and Jerome Lowenthal. Recent performances have taken him to London, New York, Hobart and Sydney where he has collaborated with artists such as Narek Arutyunian, Sue-Ellen Paulsen and Susan Collins, he has also collaborated with the Orava Quartet. Vatche recently performed Kaija Saariaho’s Light and Matter Trio for Axiom, and is also currently working with composers Andrew Howes, Jack Frerer and Tom Morrison on World Premieres of new works in 2016 and 2017.
Vatche has performed in festivals such as The International Holland Music Sessions, Chamberfest at Juilliard, Focus Festival at Juilliard and the European Chamber Music Academy.
During his association with the University of Sydney, Conservatorium of Music, he has learnt from Daniel Herscovitch, Natalia Sheludiakova and Nikolai Evrov and performed in masterclasses with acclaimed international artists such as Stephen Hough, Paul Lewis and Boris Berman.
Recent performances have taken Vatche to Handel’s House in London performing works of Handel and Bach, Solo recitals in the Foundling Museum, 1901 Arts Club South London Concert Series, The Royal College of Music (London), Hobart Town Hall (Tasmania), and Guest Performer, Adjudicator and Professor at The Piano Institute in Surabaya, Indonesia. Vatche has also performed in venues such as City Recital Hall Angels Place (Sydney), The Great Hall of Sydney University, The Independent Theatre (Sydney), Shepparton Performing Arts Centre (Victoria), Sydney Conservatorium of Music, La Petit Trianon (San Jose), Museum Kranenburgh (Holland) and St.Croix (Paris) and Paul Hall (New York). Vatche has been featured on ABC Classic FM (Sydney), Fine Music Station 2MBS (Sydney) and WQXR Radio (New York).