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Marianna Shirinyan_piano_kuva_Nikolaj Lu

Photo: Nikolaj Lund


Armenian-born Marianna Shirinyan is one of the most creative and in sought after pianists in Europe today. Her vibrant and Virtuos musicianship puts her in demand, both as a soloist and as a chamber musician. Shirinyan plays with great sensitivity, understanding, technical brilliance and beauty of tone, which allows her to offer a wide range of repertoire. Her love for the music and her Joy in sharing it with a larger audience are apparent in her performances.


She has received the Danish Broadcasting Corporation's prestigious P2 award for her contribution to Danish music life and the Critics Prize of the association of Danish Critics. She is a frequent guest at a string of international music festivals, among them the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, the Schwetzinger Festspiele, the MDR Summer Music Festival, the Festspillene in Bergen.


Simultaneously she has won the Reputation of being one of these generations leading pianists through Solo Appearances with orchestras as the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Danish National Symphony Orchestra, Oslo, Helsinki and Copenhagen Philharmonic Orchestra, Potsdammer Chamber Academy, Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra Philharmonique de Nice to name a few. She enjoyed Collaborations with conductors such as Lawrence Foster, Zoltan Kocsis, Antonello Manacorda, Jun Märkl, Daniel Raiskin, Lan Shui, Thomas Søndergård, Krysztof Urbanski and Joshua Weilerstein.


Shirinyan is a Professor of Piano at the Norwegian Academy of Music in Oslo, a Steinway artist and artistic direction of the Oremandsgaard Chamber Music Festival in Denmark.

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