Ashot Sarkissjan (violin) studied with Ara Bogdanian at the Tchaikovsky Music College in his hometown, at the Musikhochschule Lübeck, where his principal teachers were Maria Egelhof, violin, and Walter Levin, string quartet, and with Mihaela Martin at the Hochschule für Musik Cologne. As co-founder of the Ensemble Neue Musik Lübeck, he worked regularly with students from the composition classes, premiering new pieces written for violin or string quartet. Since 2002 Ashot Sarkissjan has been a member of Ensemble Intercontemporain (EIC) in Paris, where he worked with many composers including Pierre Boulez, Gyorgy Kurtag and Brian Ferneyhough. Ashot joined the Arditti Quartet in June 2005.
Lei Lang: Brush-Stroke (mode 210)