El Viaje de un Violin
9 Nov 2018
Other participants: Serouj Kradjian, Miguel Rodrigañez, Jorge Tejerino, Fabián Carbone, Fernando Egozcue, Moisés Sánchez, Borja Barrueta
An inexhaustible musical and human inquisitiveness have made Ara Malikian delve into his own Armenian roots and assimilate the music created in other cultures from Middle East (Arabic and Jewish), Central Europe (Gypsy and Klutzier), Argentina (Tango) and Spain (Flamenco), always showing a great own language with the virtuosity and expressivity of the great classic European tradition.
His quality and level as a violinist has been recognized in numerous world-class contests, highlights included as the prizes won at international contests like Felix Mendelssohn (1987, Berlín, Alemania) or Pablo Sarasota (1995, Pamplona, Spain). He also won several awards in different contests such as Niccolo Paganini (Genoa), Zino Francescatti (Marseille), Rodolfo Lipizer (Glorizia), Musical Youth (Belgrade), Rameau (Le Mans), International Artist Guild (New York) and the International Music Competition of Japan (Tokyo). In 1993, he received the Artistic Compliance and Dedication Award, given by the German Ministry of Culture. He has also been given the “Best Musical Composition in Scene Spectacle MAX Award for Performing Arts “ (La Lucha Libre Vuelve al Price, 2011) and has been twice award-winning at Music Awards in the category of New Musics Best Album (De la felicidad, 2006) and Best Classical Music Performer (Ínsula Poética, 2007).