“Vatche’s powerful communication drew the audience into this extraordinary soundworld”, (South London Concert Series.)
Vatche Jambazian is an emerging international concert pianist originally from Sydney, Australia. He made his international Debut at the age of 16 in Yerevan, Armenia performing a televised recital as part of the Independence Day celebrations and was awarded the Fine Music Station Young Performer of the Year. Vatche has also been a finalist in the 2015 Symphony Australia Young Performer of The Year. Graduating from The Juilliard School in 2017 with a Masters Degree, Vatche studied with Joseph Kalichstein and Jerome Lowenthal and is currently undertaking his Doctorate in Musical Arts at Manhattan School of Music with Daniel Epstein. Recent performances have taken him to London, New York, San Francisco, Hobart, Sydney and Toronto where he has performed in the Sydney Opera House, Carnegie Hall and The Dimenna Center for the Arts with artists such as David Greco, The Amadeo Philharmonic and Deutsche Gramophone artists Orava Quartet. Vatche recently performed Kaija Saariaho’s Light and Matter Trio for Axiom and the Rolex Arts Initiative Program, and is also currently working with composers Andrew Howes and Tom Morrison on World Premieres of new works in 2020 as well as the Premiere of Vatche’s String Quartet and Song Cycle for Baritone.
Vatche has performed in festivals such as The International Holland Music Sessions, Chamberfest at Juilliard, Focus Festival at Juilliard the European Chamber Music Academy and the Canberra International Music Festival.
Recent performances have taken Vatche to Handel’s House in London performing works of Handel and Bach, Solo recitals in the Foundling Museum, 1901 Arts Club South London Concert Series, The Royal College of Music (London), Hobart Town Hall (Tasmania), and Guest Performer, Adjudicator and Professor at The Piano Institute in Surabaya, Indonesia. Vatche has also performed in venues such as City Recital Hall Angels Place (Sydney), The Great Hall of Sydney University, The Independent Theatre (Sydney), Shepparton Performing Arts Centre (Victoria), Sydney Conservatorium of Music, La Petit Trianon (San Jose), Museum Kranenburgh (Holland) and St.Croix (Paris) and Paul Hall (New York). Vatche has been featured on ABC Classic FM (Sydney), Fine Music Station 2MBS (Sydney) and WQXR Radio (New York).