Kristine Ayvazyan

All prize winners
Second Prize
Nationality: Czech
Instrument: Piano
Date of birth 2001/01/14

Kristine was born January 14, 2001 in Prague. She started music at the age of 6 and became a laureate in her first piano competition when she was 7 years old. Kristine also plays the violin and regularly performs in the several concert halls in Prague. She is a laureate of national Violin and Chamber Music competitions as well.
Currently Kristine is a student of prof. Martin Kasík at the Prague Conservatory. She is a prize-winner of numerous International and National competitions such as:

• “Smetana International Piano Competition” CR (2nd prize and EMCY prize)
“Talents for Europe” Slovakia (2nd prize and Special Prize)
• “Città di San Donà di Piave” (Venice), Italy
• The 22. International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition for Children and Youth (2nd Prize, Special Prize: Recital in Pamplona-Spain & Szafarnia, Poland)
• International Piano Competition “The Young Piano of the Prague Conservatoire” (Laureate, Special Prizes, Prague)
• International Competition “Broumov Key” CR
• ” Virtuosi per Musica di Pianoforte ” (Absolute Winner, Special Prizes, CR)
• International Competition for young pianists aged 11 years ” AMADEUS ” (Absolute Winner, The Best Contestant of the Czech Republic, Special Prizes, CR)
• Prague Junior Note (1st Prize, CR)

Kristine also participated in various International Festivals & Concerts:

• IV International Festival of Young Musicians (Yerevan, Armenia)
• International Music Festival organized by Vladimir Spivakov International Charity Fund (Moscow, Russia)
• Music Festival Znojmo, “Little Geniuses ” (CR)
• International Mozart Festival in Augsburg (Germany)
• “Talented Young Pianists” (Vienna, Austria)

In addition to her solo performances, she is also invited to perform as a soloist with orchestras:

• The State Chamber Orchestra of Armenia
• The West Bohemian Symphony Orchestra
• The Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
• The Brno Philharmonic Orchestra
• Orchestra of the Opera and Ballet Theatre of North Bohemia

Kristine attended masterclasses with Paul Badura-Skoda, Andrei Gavrilov, Alfred Brendel, Ivan Moravec, Ivan Klánský, Ivo Kahánek, Jan Bartoš, Avedis Kouyoumdjian etc.

If you are interested in working with Kristina please get in touch with the EMCY Office.



J. S. Bach, Prelude and Fugue No.3 in C sharp Major WTC I, B.W.V.848
J. S. Bach, Prelude and Fugue No.6 in D minor WTC I, B.W.V.851
J. S. Bach, Prelude and Fugue No.9 in E Major WTC I, B.W.V.854
J. S. Bach, Prelude and Fugue No.21 in B flat Major WTC I, B.W.V.866
J. S. Bach, Prelude and Fugue No.7 in E flat Major WTC II, B.W.V.876
J. S. Bach, Prelude and Fugue No.12 in F minor WTC II, B.W.V.881
L. Van Beethoven, Sonata No.8 in C minor (Op.13, “Pathetique”)
L. Van Beethoven, Sonata No.1 in E flat Major (Op.27)
J. Brahms, Capriccio No. 2 in B flat minor (Op.76)
F. Chopin, Etude in G flat Major (Op.10, No.5)
F. Chopin, Etude in F minor (Op.10, No.9)
F. Chopin, Etude in F minor (Op.25, No.2)
F. Chopin, Etude in G flat Major (Op.25, No.9)
F. Chopin, Nocturne in B flat minor (Op.9, No.1)
F. Chopin, Nocturne in E flat Major (Op.9, No.2)
F. Chopin, Nocturne in C sharp minor (Op.27, No.1)
F. Chopin, Nocturne in D flat Major (Op.27, No.2)
F. Chopin, Nocturne in B flat Major (Op.32, No.1)
F. Chopin, Nocturne in C sharp minor (Op. Posth.)
F. Chopin, Nocturne in C minor (Op. Posth.)
F. Chopin, Waltz in A flat Major (Op.34, No.1)
F. Chopin, Waltz in B minor (Op.69, No.2)
F. Chopin, Waltz in E minor (Op. Posth.)
F. Chopin, Polonaise in A flat Major (Op. 53)
F. Chopin, Scherzo in B minor (Op. 31, No. 2)
F. Chopin, Ballade in A flat Major (Op. 47, No. 3)
M. I. Glinka and M. A. Balakirev, “The Lark”
E. Grieg, Notturno (Op.54, No.4)
J. Haydn, Sonata in E flat Major XVI 52 No.62
J. Haydn, Sonata in D Major XVI 37
A. Khachaturian, Sonatina in C Major
A. Khachaturian, Toccata
V. Kosenko, Etude in F sharp minor (Op.8)
F. Liszt, Concert Etude No. 2, “Gnomenreigen”
F. Liszt, Paraphrase on Verdi’s Rigoletto
M. Lysenko, Impromptu in A minor
B. Martinů, Etude in F
W. A. Mozart, Sonata No.3 in B flat Major K.281
W. A. Mozart, Sonata No.12 in F Major K.332
W. A. Mozart, Sonata No.16 in C Major K.545
W. A. Mozart, Fantasia in D minor K.397
V. Novák, Memories (Op.6) and Inquieto
S. Rachmaninoff, Etude and Tableaux in G minor (Op.33, No.8)
S. Rachmaninoff, Etude and Tableaux in E flat minor (Op.33, No.6)
S. Rachmaninoff, Prelude in G minor (Op.23, No.5)
D. Scarlatti, Sonata in F minor K.466
D. Scarlatti, Sonata in G minor
D. Scarlatti, Sonata in C Major
A. N. Scriabin, Etude in C sharp minor (Op. 2, No. 1)
A. N. Scriabin, Etude in A flat Major (Op. 8, No. 8)
A. N. Scriabin, Etude in g sharp minor (Op. 8, No. 9)
A. N. Scriabin, Prelude in B Major (Op. 11, No. 11)
K. Slavický, Toccata
B. Smetana, Polka in A
B. Smetana, Pensée fugitive
B. Smetana, Concert Etude in G sharp minor (Op.17)
B. Smetana, Fantasy on the Czech National Songs
P. I. Tchaikovsky, Romance in F minor (Op.5)

Chamber Music

C. Debussy, Piano Trio in G Major
B. Martinů, Variations on a Slovak Theme for Cello & Piano
A. Rubinstein, Sonata in f minor for Viola & Piano (Op.49)
J. Suk, Pieces for Violin & Piano (Radúz a Mahulena)

With Orchestra

J. S. Bach, Piano Concerto in F minor  No.5
F. Chopin, Piano Concerto No.2 in F minor (Op.21)
A. Khachaturian, Piano Concerto in D flat Major (Op.38)
W. A. Mozart, Piano Concerto No.23 in A Major K.488



Performance of Kristine Ayvazyan at violin competition (trio)
Kristine Ayvazyan (12.y.o.), The Lark

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