Winner of the First Prize and several times winner of the Special Prize of the Krzysztof Penderecki International Cello Competition, Astrig Siranossian performs as soloist with famous orchestras. A regular guest of Daniel Barenboim’s, her musical partners are no less than Martha Argerich, Simon Rattle, Yo-Yo Ma, Zubin Mehta, Emmanuel Pahud, Daniel Ottensamer…
The most well-known venues have already hosted the cellist: Paris Philharmonic, Musikverein in Vienna, KKL Luzern, Basel Casino, Dijon Opera, Flagey in Brussels, Teatro Colon Buenos Aires, Kennedy Center Washington, the Gewandhaus in Leipzig…
She is regularly invited on international TV channels and radios and often receives the honor of the press and international medias.
In 2022, Astrig Siranossian celebrates cello and voice in her new album “Duo Solo” where two sound worlds and cultures meet.
In 2021, she records with her stage partner Nabil Shehata the first concerto of C. Saint-Saëns for the Alpha Classics label. For the same label, she published in 2020 the album ” Dear Mademoiselle “, a tribute to Nadia Boulanger recorded with the pianists Nathanaël Gouin and Daniel Barenboim and received tributes from the international press.
Her previous recording of K. Penderecki and A. Khachaturian concertos won many prizes including the « Shcalplattenprize », the Musica Prize, Télérama…
Since 2016, Astrig Siranossian is leading the festival « Les Musicades » which takes place in her hometown in France. Les Musicades gather music, literature and gastronomy.
In 2019 she created the charity project « Spidak Sevane » to bring education and material to children in Armenia.
Astrig Siranossian started music at the age of three. Five years later she was admitted to the CNR in Lyon, furthered her studies at the Lyon CNSM in Lyon, obtaining her diploma of higher studies with distinction. She completed her training in Switzerland at the Basel Conservatory in Ivan Monighetti’s class, passing her Concert Masters and Soloist Masters Degree with flying honors.
Astrig plays a 1676 Ruggieri cello, generously loaned by the Boubo Music Foundation in Binningen.
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