Debut solo album of all time Christmas favourutes classically arranged and played
by Artur Bobikyan.
Recorded at the Royal College of Music .
Artur Bobikyan is a concert pianist , organist, composer and music producer for films and Television.
He graduated as a pianist from Yekmalian Music School of his home town Echmiadzin, and later as a pianist and composer from Tchaikovsky Professional Music School in Yerevan. From the age of seven composing was a major part of his musical nature and with his parents’ encouragement he attended private classes and master classes with well known composers of the time in Armenia and later in Europe.
As a student, Artur has been the winner of several piano competitions in Armenia, Russia and Europe.
After graduating from Tchaikovsky he was appointed as the principal organ curator for Mother See of Holly Echmiadzin for more than ten years. Artur is a specialist of Armenian and Orthodox Church music and he was appointed to write the main music for TV and for the Official Celebrations of 1700th anniversary of Christianity in Armenia.
Bobikyans portfolio includes piano and violin concertos , several preludes for organ and piano , vocalises, coral arrangements, a number of TV commercial as well as documentary music and two musicals.
During his career Artur had the honor to work and perform witrh legends as Jivan Gasparian, Lusine Zakarian, The Pop John Paul the II, Juzeppe Canova, John Cloud Vandam, Charles Aznavour and others.
He is a member of the Associations of composers in UK and Russia .
Royal Festival Hall, Royal College of Music, Westminster abbey London, Cathedral Grant Trinity Paris, Sheffield Cathedral ,Komitas Chamber Music Hall , Armenian National Opera ,Aram Khachaturian
Philharmonic Hall .
Compositions have been performed by:
BBC singers, London Symphony Orchestra, BBC Radio 4, Classic FM, Radio France, Radio Europe and number of Russian TV and Radio stations.
Echmiadzin Press, Oxford University music press, BBC singers press.