La pianista Armenian Sofya Melikyan will act as guest soloist RTVE Symphony Orchestra concerts in the next few days 24 Y 25 October at the Teatro Monumental in Madrid, under the Yi-Chen address Lin. Melikyan, that has earned top honors and major international awards since the beginning of his career, will perform the Piano Concerto "The Egyptian", fifth and last of the composer's piano concertos and indefatigable traveler Camille Saint-Saëns, which it reflects their sensory experiences in Luxor.
"This concert of Saint-Saëns is characterized by its freshness, spontaneity, Energy, sense of humor and use some wonderful themes, harmonically rich imagination. In the second movement, you can see popular motifs of the Middle East and Far East ", Sofya Melikyan says, returning to our country to offer this concert in Madrid, the city where his musical studies with Extraordinary Prize End of Career, before his postgraduate degree at the Manhattan School of Music in New York.
The next November, Sofya Melikyan released eleven works by Spanish composers in the Spanish Music Festival of Cadiz and the Days of Contemporary Music in Segovia: Marisa Manchado, Anna Bofill Levi, Teresa Catalán, Consuelo Díez, Carme Fernández Vidal, Diana Pérez Custodio, María Dolores Serrano Cueto, Arenas José María Martín, Rosa Maria Rodriguez Hernádez, Illumined Pérez Frutos and Laura Vega. And in December, true to its commitment to publicize works composed by women, will offer a concert at the Museum of Rodez Soulange, with works of Galina Ustvolskaya, Germaine Tailleferre y Sofia Gubaidulina.
Sofya Melikyan has performed in prestigious venues such as Lincoln Center in New York, the Guangzhou Opera House in China, Sala Bulgaria in Sofia, Kennedy Center en Washington, or Carnegie Hall in New York. His performances have been broadcast on national radio and television in Spain, national radio and television of Armenia, Classic Canal WFMT Chicago, WQXR New York Canal, Melbourne ABC channel and channel of the French TV Mezzo.
Future international engagements include recitals in France, Belgium, Germany and the United States; in spring, will return to Spain to debut as soloist with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra of Galicia.