Concert Schedule

Guest Artist with National Chamber Orchestra of Armenia

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 4:00 pm
Karén Hakobyan, Pianist/Conductor
Program Bach:  Keyboard Concerto in D Minor

Guest Artist with Armenian National Philharmonic Orchestra

Friday, May 6, 2016 - 7:00pm
Karén Hakobyan, pianist/composer
Hisayoshi Inoue, conductor
Program : Hakobyan Vocalise for Voice and Orchestra Op. 9 (Armenia Premiere)  
Hakobyan Symphonic Concerto for Piano and Orchestra Op. 17 (World Premiere)

Guest Artist with Armenian National Philharmonic Orchestra

Date: November 26, 2015 19:00
Venue: Aram Khachaturian Concert Hall
Program: Chopin: Piano Concerto No.1

Masterclass in Naregatsi Art Institute

May 22, 6:00 pm
Karén Hakobyan, Professor

Remembrance and Rebirth
Classical Concert Commemorating the Centennial of Armenian Genocide

Saturday, October 24 at 7:30 PM
Merkin Concert Hall
129 West 67th Street • New York, NY 10023
Featuring World Renown Soloists and Conductor
Hasmik Papian, Sopano
Alexander Chaushian, Cellist
Karén Hakobyan, Pianist/Composer & Artistic Director
Arkady Leytush Principal Conductor & Music Director
World Peace Sinfonietta Chamber Orchestra
Program: works by Bach, Komitas, Hakobyan, Sharafyan, Mirzoyan and others.

Guest Artist with West Hartford Symphony Orchestra

Sunday, October 18, 2015 - 6:00pm
Conductor: Richard Chiarappa
Piano: Karen Hakobyan
Program Adinsell: Warsaw Piano Concerto; Hakobyan: Symphony No. 2 Op. 6

Salon Series
Karén Hakobyan

Parish Art Museum
279 Montauk Highway Water Mill, NY 11976 T 631-283-2118
Friday, October 16, 2015 - 6:00pm

Tre Concerti, Uno Virtuoso
Pianist Karén Hakobyan plays Bach, Chopin and … Hakobyan

September 19, 5:00 PM
Tuxedo Park, New York
World Peace Sinfonietta Chamber Orchestra
Arkady Leytush, conductor
Karén Hakobyan, pianist/composer
Program: Concerti by Bach, Chopin and Hakobyan

Japan Tour
“Remembrance” Solo Piano Concert in Commemoration of the Armenian Genocide Centennial

Karén Hakobyan, piano
Tuesday, August 25
Lutheran Ichigaya Hall, Tokyo Japan

Japan Tour

Muza Kawasaki Symphony Hall
Saturday, August 22, 2015 17:00
Mahler Festival Orchestra
Conductor: Hisayoshi Inoue
Piano: Karen Hakobyan
Program: Khachaturian: Piano Concerto in D-flat major
Mahler: Symphony "Song of the Earth"

Utah Arts Festival, Music Headliners

Karén Hakobyan, Laureate of the Gina Bachauer Piano Competition
Thu, June 25, 6:15PM, Festival Stage
Utah Arts Festival • 230 South 500 West #120 • Salt Lake City, Utah
Program: works by Debussy, Hakobyan, Horowitz, Geshwin/Wild, Khatchaturian and Balakirev.

2015 Gina Bachauer International Piano Festival, Guest Artist Solo Recital

Karén Hakobyan, piano
June 24, 2015 7:30 pm
Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center
Program: works by Ravel, Debussy, Komitas, Hakobyan, Horowitz, Geshwin/Wild, Khatchaturian and Balakirev.

Concert at the Music Center at Strathmore
“A Journey Through 100 Years Of Armenian Music”

May 8, 2015 at 8:00 pm
5301 Tuckerman Lane
North Bethesda, MD 20852
Artists will include the Armenian National Philharmonic Orchestra and Hover Chamber Choir, Ida Kavafian (violin, viola), Levon Chilingirian (violin) and Alexander Chaushian (cello), Hasmik Papian (soprano), Karen Hakobyan (piano), Narek Arutyunian (clarinet) and others.

“SANDS OF TIME” Concert Series

Giovatto Library Auditorium Saturday, April 25 @ 7:00 PM
1000 River Road, Teaneck NJ 07666

13th Annual Lionel Galstaun Memorial Concert

St. Gregory the Enlightener Culture Committee proudly presents
KARÉN HAKOBYAN, Armenian/American Pianist & Composer
Sunday, April 19th, 2015 at 1:30pm
St. Gregory the Enlightener Church Sanctuary
1131 North Street - White Plains, NY 10605

Music for a Winter Afternoon

Presented by Tuxedo Performing Arts Group
Karen Hakobyan, piano
Saturday, January 31 4:00 PM
St. Mary’s Church
10 Fox Hill Rd, Tuxedo Park, NY
Program: works by Chopin, Beethoven, Ravel, Rachmaninoff, Hakobyan, Wild, and Horowitz/Bizet.


Composers Concordance 4th Annual Festival

'Anniversaries' Sweet Concordant Strings - the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare's birth
12.6.14 @ 8pm
West Park Presbyterian Church165 West 86th Street, NYC
On December 6th, the CompCord String Orchestra, conducted by Thomas Carlo Bo and guest conductor Arkady Leytush will feature music by David Gotay, Karen Hakobyan, Otto Luening, Joseph Pehrson, Pedro Cortes and Dave Soldier. Featured soloists will include flutist Margaret Lancaster, soprano Eleanor Taylor, pianist Karen Hakobyan and trumpeter Franz Hackl.

"Reflections" CD Release Concert

Chamber and Solo works by Karen Hakobyan
Thursday, November 20, 2014 from 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM (EDT) doors will open at 7:00 for Wine/Refreshments
Louis K. Meisel Gallery,141 Prince St,New York, NY 10012
The "Reflections" CD Release Concert will feature some of Karén's original works from the CD as well as a World Premiere by him and a few other surprises. The invited performers are soprano Katharine Dain, flutist Emi Ferguson and the Hermitage Piano Trio: violinist Misha Keylin, cellist Sergey Antonov and pianist Ilya Kazantsev as well as the composer himself at the piano.

Classical Music Contemporary Series

Karen Hakobyan, piano
Wednesday, November 5 8:00 PM
Ariana, Soho New York

Solo Recital dedicated to Abaka’s 39th Anniversary

Karen Hakobyan, piano
Saturday, October 25 8:30 PM
Tekeyan Cultural Association
825 Manoogian Street, St. Laurent,Quebec, Canada. H4N 1Z5

Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 1

Merkin Concert Hall in Kaufman Music Center
129 W. 67th St. New York NY 10023
Saturday, September 27, 2014 at 8:00 p.m. 
Karen Hakobyan, soloist 
Program: Rachmaninov Concerto No. 1 in F Sharp Minor, Op. 1

Piano Centennial Celebration Series

University of Utah School of Music Alumus
Karén Hakobyan Pianist/Composer 
Wednesday, August 27 at 7:30 PM 
Libby Gardner Concert Hall
Program: works by Beethoven, Ravel, Gershwin, Rachmaninov, Horowitz, Scriabin, Babadjanian and Hakobyan

Guest Artist with Ridgewood Symphony Orchestra

 West Side Presbyterian Church
Friday, May 2, 2014 at 8:00 p.m. 
(Karen Hakobyan, soloist – Arkady Leytush, conductor) 
Program: Gershwin Concerto in F for piano and orchestra

Solo Recital at Middletown Township Public Library Concert Series 

Middletown Township Public Library, Community Room
Monday, February 10, 2014, 7:00 PM 
Program: works by Chopin, Beethoven, Rachmaninoff, Gershwin and

  • Piano Concerto No. 3, 1st mvt1:16
  • Piano Concerto No. 1, 1st mvt5:53
  • Poem5:57

Karen Hakobyan

Pianist and Composer