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Posted by portugalpress on June 06, 2018
Lucjan Luc
Varoujan Bartikian

A concert by Varoujan Bartikian (cello) and Lucjan Luc (piano) will take place on Sunday, June 17 at Quintinha da Música, near Tavira, at 5pm.

Varoujan and Lucjan will be playing the Cello Sonata in D major (Locatelli) Cello Sonata op 65 (Britten), Cello Sonata no 1 op 38 in E minor (Brahms) and Chopin’s Introduction and Polonaise brillante op 3.

Varoujan Bartikian was born in Armenia and began his studies at the Tchaikovsky Special Music School under the guidance of Alexander Chaushian. From 1978 to 1983, he attended the Komitas State Conservatory of Yerevan.

After graduating in 1983, he continued his education, obtaining a Master’s Degree in Cello and in Music Sciences, in the areas of Theory of Interpretation and Teaching Methodology.

In 1988, he began to teach cello at the Komitas Conservatory, a position he held until he moved to Portugal in 1989, when he joined the Gulbenkian Orchestra, with which he has also played as a soloist.

In 2013, he founded Trio Aeternus with violinist Alexander Stewart and pianist Lucjan Luc.

Varoujan is first Cello in the Gulbenkian Orchestra in Lisbon and teaches cello and chamber music at the Piaget Institute.

Lucjan Luc was born in Jaroslaw (Poland). He obtained his degree in piano and chamber music in Katowice where he graduated with distinction. While still a student, he gave solo recitals and chamber music concerts in Poland, the United Kingdom and Portugal and, in 1990, he won first prize at the 14th Polish Piano Festival in Slupsk.

Among his most important solo appearances are concerts with the Katowice Philharmonic Orchestra, the Porto Classic Orchestra and the Lisbon Metropolitan Orchestra.

Tickets cost €25 per person. To book, email