Reviews English

„The hero of the evening … He gave a phenomenal rendition of the Sibelius violin concerto.“ Washington Classical Review, Charles T. Downey, 10.5.2019

Sophie Spiegelberger

“Emmanuel Tjeknavorian’s lyricism captures Milan’s Scala.”

Giovanni Battista Boccard, 1.05.2019


“Striking naturalness that made your jaw drop.”

F. Jurecek, 10.4.2019

Sophie Spiegelberger

“Profundity of the melodic sequences, the transparency of the runs and the determined double stops.”

Michael Tschida, 10.4.2019

Sophie Spiegelberger

“Emmanuel Tjeknavorian displayed a fresh, highly unsentimental interpretation of the violin concerto.”

APA, 9.4.2019

Sophie Spiegelberger

“He never artistically confused coolness and calmness, mastered the double stops and flageolet trills with marvellous ease.”

Axel Zibulski, 25.3.2019

Sophie Spiegelberger

“He is able to construct astoundingly long musical phrases with ease.” 

Karsten Mackensen, 25.3.2019

Sophie Spiegelberger

“A soloist, who takes your breath away. … The 23 year old became one with the nordic harmonies and late romantic style of the Sibelius Violin Concerto.” 

Manfred Merz, 24.3.2019


Sophie Spiegelberger

"A rising-star violinist well worth catching on his ascent" 

Charlotte Gardner, Aug 2018

Sophie Spiegelberger

"The unassuming demeanour of the 23 year old Austrian violinist Emmanuel Tjeknavorian, winner of this year's LOTTO-Förderpreis, manifests itself in unpretentious virtuosity when he starts to play"

Judith von Sternburg, 20.7.2018

Sophie Spiegelberger

"He makes the violin glow ...  one of the highlights of the Rheingau Music Festival so far"

19.7.2018

Sophie Spiegelberger

"There he goes again: all alone in the large Sharon Hall, no flashiness, no tricks. Understatements can be touching too."

Christiane Peitz, 14.6.2018

Sophie Spiegelberger

“An emissary of the extraordinary … on his way to an international career”

 

Christoph Irrgeher, 17.5.2018

Sophie Spiegelberger

“A triumphant success due to virtuoso technique and profound musicality” 

Wilhelm Sinkovicz, 20.4.2018

Sophie Spiegelberger

"Tjeknavorian dreamily makes his way through the slow movement, the last movement culminating in a true firework. As an artist he is confident, yet not vain, able to convey his musical ideas to the public in every moment."

Thomas Schacher, 19.3.2018

Sophie Spiegelberger

"How a young violinist ist taking us by storm. Emmanuel Tjeknavorian was a thrill in the Konzerthaus."

Theresa Selzer, 12.3.2018

Sophie Spiegelberger

"A notable solo-debut. Tjeknavorian works with foresight and an understanding for structure; clear, pleasant to the ear and natural all along” 

Norbert Hornig, March 2018

Sophie Spiegelberger

"Elegance, temperament and virtuosity… a willowy, flexible tone, the elegance of a dancer and a profound understanding of structure.” 

Crescendo, Feb/March 2018

Sophie Spiegelberger