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An exceptionally talented young pianist Eva Gevorgyan will perform instead of Khatia Buniatishvili at the ALL STARS concert on November 3 at the 53rd BEMUS in Kolarac.
Eva Gevorgyan, born in 2004 in Moscow, is a young Russian pianist, who recently won the title of Young Yamaha Artist (2021). She recently attracted the attention of the widest music public as the youngest finalist of the 18th International Chopin Competition, in October 2021 in Warsaw. In 2020, Evgeny Kissin chose Eva Gevorgyan as the winner of the scholarship of the Piano Festival in Ruhr in 2020. She has won awards at more than forty international competitions for pianists and composers around the world. Among other prizes, she won the Grand Prix of the Russian National Orchestra Competition in 2021, the Discovery of the Year award in the 2019 International Classical Music Awards. Eva Gevorgyan attends the Central Music School of the Tchaikovsky State Conservatory in Moscow, in the class of Natalia Trull. She has performed throughout Russia, Europe (including her debut at the Royal Albert Hall in April 2019) and the United States. At the concert at BEMUS, Eva Gevorgyan will perform with renowned soloists who will perform together for the first time at this year's festival:

Khachatur Almazian
Khachatur Almazian is an Armenian violinist and producer, artistic director, leader and soloist of the popular and versatile Almazyan Symphony women's ensemble, composed of very talented musicians, which he founded together with Serbian cellist Tamara Savić in 2007. Almazyan Symphony in collaboration with international ballet star Sergei Polunin were special guests at the opening of the Exit Festival in 2018. The ensemble recorded all the songs for Emir Kusturica's film ‘On the Milky Road’, which was composed by Stribor Kusturica. In this film, Khachatur got the role of an actor, sharing the scene with the famous Italian actress Monica Bellucci.
Born into an artistic family, Khachatur Almazian studied in Yerevan and Moscow. He continued his studies in Brussels with Igor Oistrakh, in New York with Misha Keylin and in Paris with Eduard Wulfson. In 1997, he won the first prize at the Belgian Radio and Television Music Competition. As a soloist, Khachatur has performed with orchestras and philharmonics such as: Shanghai Symphony Orchestra, National Orchestra of Belgium, Belgian Radio Philharmonic, Armenian National Philharmonic, Ontario Philharmonic, Royal Walloon Chamber Orchestra, Moravian Philharmonic, etc. and with conductors such as Gilbert Varga, Justus Frantz, Marco Parisotto, Rudolf Verten and many others. In 2019, at the Kustendorf Festival, Khachatur Almazian premiered to the world the new work of Giovanni Sollima ‘Tarantulae Cadenzas’ for violin, cello and orchestra together with cellist Narek Hakhnazaryan. He plays the 1774 violin ‘Giuseppe Gagliano’ from the Ara Simonian private collection and ‘Gand & Bernardel’ from 1886, owned by the Garnier family.

Hrachya Avanesyan
Hrachya Avanesyan is considered one of the most inspiring artists of his generation. Born in Armenia, he studied at the Royal Conservatory in Brussels in the class of Igor Oistrakh. He won the first prize at the competitions Yehudi Menuhin and Carl Nielsen. He has had notable performances with the Copenhagen Philharmonic, the Danish National Symphony Orchestra, the Belgian National Orchestra, the Warsaw Philharmonic, the Belgrade Philharmonic, the Brussels Philharmonic, the Royal Flemish Philharmonic, the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra and others, as well as conductors such as Christopher Warren-Green, Paul Goodwin, Paul Watkins, Alexander Vedernikov, Patrick Davin and Daniel Raiskin. Avanesyan has held concerts in the most prestigious halls, including Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Wigmore Hall in London, Santori Hall in Tokyo, Danish Radio Concert Hall in Copenhagen, National Auditorium in Madrid.
Avanesyan's album recordings with Dvorak's music are highly praised. In 2017, the album with masterpieces by Schumann and Brahms, performed with Boris Brovtsyn, Alexander Chaushian and Yevgeny Sudbin, became a recording from the iTunes A-list and the best BBC recording of the year for chamber music. In 2018, a video of the recital with Maria Joao Pires was released on the Imagine Clarity app and has gained millions of viewers since then. Gracia Avanesyan plays the 1864 Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume violin.

Adrien Boisseau
At the age of 14, Adrien Boisseau became a student at the Paris Conservatory in the class of Jean Sulem. In 2009, he won the first prize, as well as the audience award at the Max Rostal International Competition in Berlin. Two years later, he was invited to perform as a debutant in the Berlin Philharmonic Hall with the German Symphony Orchestra under the baton of conductor Krzysztof Urbanski. Since 2013, Adrien has been honing his musical skills with András Schiff, Nobuko Imai, Steven Isserlis, Christoph Eschenbach and Ivry Gitlis at the Kronberg Academy. The jury of the prestigious International Classical Music Awards (ICMA) named him Young Artist of the Year 2014. After three very successful years with the Ebene Quartet, Boisseau decides to perform independently. In the 2019/2020 season, he performs at the Schubertiade Festival, La Folle Journée, the Seoul Arts Center, the Arsenal Hall in Metz, as well as at the festivals in Evian and Bergen. He recently performed at the Paris Philharmonic with Khatia Buniatishvili and cellist Edgar Moreau. Adrien Boisseau plays a magnificent viola made by Yair Hod Fainas in Paris.

Narek Hakhnazaryan
At the age of 22, Narek Hakhnazaryan won first prize at the 14th International Tchaikovsky Competition. He has given recitals and chamber music concerts with many orchestras around the world at the world's most prestigious festivals. Ahnazaryan has played with orchestras such as the Paris Orchestra, the London Symphony Orchestra, the London Philharmonic, the Rotterdam Philharmonic, the Berlin Concert House, the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, and many others. He played with the BBC orchestras and made a sensational debut at the BBC Proms festival. In 2017, he was named the great talent of the Vienna Concert Hall. In the summer of 2019, he performed with Daniil Trifonov at the Verbier and Rheingau festivals, and in the 2018/19 season he held four concerts at the Wigmore Hall residence in London. He regularly performs in recitals in North America, most recently in New York, Chicago, San Francisco and Toronto. In 2017, he toured Asia, Taipei, Seoul, Tokyo and Kyoto. He toured the United States and China with the ZEN trio, released a recording for Deutsche Grammophon, and upcoming engagements include concerts in London and Barcelona.
Under the mentorship of the late Rostropovich, Ahnazaryan received an art degree in 2011 from the Conservatory of Music in New England, where he studied with Laurence Lesser. Ahnazaryan is a recipient of scholarships from the Rostropovich Foundation and the New Names Foundation, and won first prize at the Aram Khachaturian International Competition and first place at the Johansen International Young String Competition in 2006. In 2017, he received the title of ‘Honorary Artist of Armenia’. Ahnazaryan plays the Guarneri cello from 1707. He uses the strings of Francois Turte and Benoît Rolland.