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Sofya Melikyan

Educated at the famed Royal Conservatory of Madrid and the École Normale de Musique Alfred Cortot in Paris, Sofya Melikyan is rapidly gaining international attention as one of the leading pianists of her generation. In her fast rising career she has already concertized in such prestigious venues as Carnegie Hall in New York, Jordan Hall in Boston, Palau de la Música Catalana in Barcelona, and Salle Cortot in Paris. Hailed for her “magnificent singing line and exquisite artistic sensibility,” this Armenian-born pianist is recognized as an artist with a unique voice combining “high-wire virtuosity” with “deep musical intuition and the ability to connect with the audience” (Mundoclasico).

Co-sponsored with the Fresno State Armenian Studies Program.

Goyescas, Op.11
Nocturne No.5, Op.55 (1996)
Poem (1966)
Nuages gris
Bagatelle sans tonalité
Les jeux d’eaux à la Villa d’Este
Hungarian Rhapsody No.10 in E Major