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Winner of international and republican competitions

Holder of the UNESCOs Musician of the Peace Title
" Honor and Usefulness" Medal of the Century International Charitable Foundation
Grant holder of the Mstislav Rostropovich Foundation, 2008
Vladimir Spivakov International Charity Foundation, 2003-2008
Aram Khachaturyan Charity Foundation, 2001
Russian Performing Arts Foundation. 2006, 2007
In 2002 UNESCO Commission of Russia awarded him with diploma
"For Persistence in Reaching the Aim"

Tigran Muradyan was born on 1984 in Yerevan, Armenia.
Lives in Basel, Switzerland.
Tigran Muradyan graduated with Honours from Moscow State Conservatory after P. Tchaikovsky (class of professor N.Shakhovskaya). He continued his studies in the class of professor I. Monigetti and earned the Master of Music degree (with Honours) from Basel Music Academy. He also obtained a Master degree in Music Pedagogy (with Honours) from Zurich University of Arts.

with Eberchard Finke

Orchestra experiences:
Since 2010 Mr. Muradyan is a member of Argovia Philharmonic Orchestra.
He is a substitute cellist at Bern Symphony Orchestra.
He is also a substitute cellist at Orchestre du Chambre de Lausanne and at Lucerne Symphony Orchestra.
In 2007-2008 he was the Principal Cello of the Moscow Chamber Orchestra Hermitage.
In 2002-2007 he was the Principal Cello of the constant orchestra of Moscow Conservatory.

He has toured extensively with recitals in France, Switzerland, Norway, Greece, USA, Canada and many other countries. He has performed in such prestigious halls as The Grand Hall of Moscow Conservatory, Swiss conservatory halls in Bern, Zurich, Music Academy of Basel, Salle Pleyel, Saint - Jermain (Paris) George Weston Recital Hall in Ottawa, Lindeman (Oslo), Miranda Theatres (Portugal), University of Beirut, Therm Ruins (Lebanon), concert halls of Athens and Thessaloniki(Greece), Kaunas (Lithuania), Glendale (US) to name a few.

Competitions and Festivals:

2007 - winner of the T.Gaidamovich International Competition in Magnitogorsk, first prize and four special diplomas
Special prize of the Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Music Theatre
Special Prize of Association of Chamber Music International Union of Musicians
"Best performance of works by contemporary composer
Special Prize of Ukrainian Charity Cultural Arts Foundation "Kyiv-Classic" "For artistry",
Special prize fund "Russian Performing Art"
2007 - Laureat of the N.Rubinstein International Competition in Moscow (second prize)
2006 - Laureat of the A.Khachaturyan International Competition in Yerevan (third prize, bronze medal).
2000 - Winner of the First Delphic Games in Moscow (grown-up category, third prize, bronze Medal);
2006, 2007 - diplomas of Viana do Castello International Festival (Portugal);
2006 - Recital with the State Chamber Orchestra of the Kaunas Philharmonic Society at 11th Pazaislis Festival (Lithuania);
2005, 2006, 2007 - participant of the Primavera Classica festivals in Moscow;
2004, 2006 - diploma of V.Spivakov International Foundation International Festivals - "Moscow Meets Friends";
2000 - diploma of the Open Contest of Young Performers in Tbilisi;
1999 - recital at the Artistic Nights of the Beirut International Festival;
1999 - performance at the UNESCO World Conference, Paris.

with Vladimir Spivakov

Mr. Muradyan attended Zurich master classes of Eberhardt Finke, former principal cellist of Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (2000), Nataniel Rosen, professor of the University of Southern California (2008, Portugal) as well as master classes of professors T. Gaydamovich and A. Bonduriansky.

with Karen Khachaturyan

Mr. Muradyan has a vast experience of performing a varied repertoire with numerous orchestras in Europe and abroad, including Odessa Symphony Orchestra, Lvov Chamber Orchestra (Ukraine), solo performance with the Orchestra Concertino Basel (Switzerland), Symphonic Orchestra of Basel Academy, P. Tchaikovsky Orchestra of Moscow State Conservatory, State Philharmonic Orchestra at Caucasus Mineral Watersunder, Lipetsk Municipal Orchestra, Yaroslavl Governor's Academic Symphonic Orchestra, Academic Symphonic Orchestra of Nizhniy Novgorod, Folk Orchestra of Cherepovets, State Symphonic Orchestra of Ulyanovsk, Symphonic Orchestra of Togliatti (Russia), the State Symphonic Orchestra of Armenia and others.

Tigran Muradyan has given numerous recitals on radio and TV. He has been the principal invited guest of a number of radio stations, such as "Voice of America", "Freedom", "Echo of Moscow", TV channels, national radio stations of Norway, France, Canada and Lithuania. In 1999 he performed at the UNESCO World Conference, Paris. His recitals have been recorded on CDs and DVDs.

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