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Severance Hall
November 7 – Thursday at 7:30 p.m. 

November 8 – Friday at 8:00 p.m. 
November 9 – Saturday at 8:00 p.m. 
November 10 – Sunday at 3:00 p.m.

Guest Artist

Sergey Khachatryan

Armenian violinist Sergey Khachatryan was the youngest winner of the International Sibelius Competition when he won first prize in 2000.  His many other honors include first prize in the 2005 Queen Elisabeth Competition and the 2014 Credit Suisse Young Artist Award.  Since then, Mr. Khachatryan has performed with many of the world’s major orchestras, appearing throughout Europe and across North America, playing concertos with the orchestras of Amsterdam, Berlin, Boston, London, Melbourne, Moscow, New York, San Francisco, Sydney, Tokyo, Toronto, and Vienna.  He made his Cleveland Orchestra debut in March 2004 and most recently appeared here in April 2018.  As a chamber musician, Mr. Khachatryan performs frequently with his sister, pianist Lusine Khachatryan.  His discography features albums on EMI Classics and Naïve Classique.  These include My Armenia, with his sister and father, an album dedicated to the 100th Commemoration of the Armenian Genocide.  Born into a family of pianists, Sergey Khachatryan started playing violin at age five.  He plays the 1740 ‘Ysaÿe’ Guarneri violin on kind loan from the Nippon Music Foundation.  For more information, visit