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Eyedeal Creative Works Presents

Tigran Hamasyan
In Concert

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Jazz pianist Tigran Hamasyan, born in Armenia in 1987, moved with his family to Los Angeles, California, in 2003. He began playing the piano at the age of 3 and, since the age of 13, he has played in European festivals, his reputation growing steadily with every performance. Tigran has won several prestigious piano competitions, most notably the 2006 Thelonius Monk jazz piano competition under the supervision of Herbie Hancock. Recently, Tigran was named the winner of the 2013 Vilcek Price for Creative Promise in Contemporary Music.

‘A-may-zing! Now, Tigran, you are my teacher’ – Herbie Hancock, on stage, Festival Orleans Jazz

‘A mature and great and rich and deep artist’ – Chick Corea, August 2011

‘He plays piano like a raga, the next Keith Jarrett’ – Trilok Gurtu, Theatre Du Chatelet, March 2011

‘Tigran really grabbed me, in this really cool way’ – Brad Mehldau, NY Times, 2011

All seating areas in the Alex Theatre other than the ADA Accessible seating area [Orchestra Row X] require a minimum of 8 stairs to access. If you require ADA accessible seating, let the Ticket Agent know at the beginning of the transaction or, if purchasing online, select from the ADA Accessible section and indicate the type of seating you require for each ADA Accessible seat. All ADA Accessible seating is Reserved Seating with specific Row and Seat Number designations on the tickets.