Tiran Nikohosyan

Israel / Ukraine, 37 y.o.

Born in Armenia, Tiran Nikohosyan graduated with honours from the Kharkiv National University of Arts in Ukraine as a Violonist (2008) and Conductor (2011).

He took part in conducting masterclasses under Urs Schnider (Switzerland), Ernest Hoetzl at the Kunstuniversität Graz in Austria, Christopher Geiford (Great Britain), Yuri Simonov with the Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra, Gennady Rozhdestvensky and Vladimir Ponkin in Russia.

Tiran was awarded the Special Prize at the Jeunesses Musicales International Conducting Competition in Bucharest (2018) and a Diploma at the Stefan Turchak Conducting Competition in Kiev (2017). He won the International “Visiting Aivazovsky” Music Festival in Feodosia (2010) and Second Prize at the International Competition for Symphonic Conductors in Kherson (2009). He is one of the founders of the “OperaNova” orchestra (2014) with the best young musicians of Ukraine.

Tiran has worked as Guest and Permanent Conductor with the Kharkov Philharmonic Orchestra, the Kharkov “OperaNova” State Operetta Theatre, the “Slobozhanskiy” Youth Symphony Orchestra, the Donetsk Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra, the Kharkiv Special Music School Orchestra, the Symphonic Orchestra of the Kharkiv National University of Arts as Chief Conductor, the Ashdod Symphony Orchestra (Israel), the Iassi Philharmonic Orchestra (Romania) and others.

In 2020, he was invited as Assistant Conductor by Dan Ettinger to work on the “Eugene Onegin” production at the Israeli Opera.