The list of top international talent in the Jazz Meets Symphonic series will be enriched by 'the hottest pianist in jazz' (according to The Guardian): Tigran Hamasyan.
The unbridled imagination of this versatile pianist combines folk music, rock, jazz and symphonic music into an improbable palette of sounds, colours and rhythms. His mentor Herbie Hancock gave him the finest tribute imaginable: ‘Now you have become my teacher.’
Tigran Hamasyan • Markos and Markos Tigran Hamasyan • Lilac Tigran Hamasyan • Longing Tigran Hamasyan • Road Song Tigran Hamasyan • The Apple Orchard in Saghmosavanq
Alexander Hanson is recognized for his diverse conducting experience and musical craftsmanship. Hanson launched his musical career as a trumpet player, but his growing passion for conducting lead him to graduate with honors from the acclaimed Sibelius Academy of Conducting in Helsinki.