Laura Navasardian

12, сello, New York, USA

Laura started playing cello at the age of six in the class of Vladimir Panteleev at the Special Music School in New York City. Currently Laura is a seventh grade student in the class of Clara Kim. Laura took part in many musical competitions, such as Cremona International Music Competition (Cremona, Italy, 2014, I prize), New York Music Competition (2016, I prize), Grand Prize Virtuoso Competition (Salzburg, 2016, I prize). She performed on numerous occasions at Carnegie Weill Recital Hall and Merkin Concert Hall in New York, Auditoriums Museo Del Violino in Cremona, Italy, and Saal Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria. In her spare time, Laura likes skiing, swimming and cooking.

Performance program:

Round I

A. Scriabin. Etude in B-flat minor op. 8 № 11 (arr. Piatigorsky)
D. Popper. Concert Polonaise for Cello and Piano in D minor op. 14

Round II

N. Paganini. Variations on One String on a Theme by Rossini for Cello and Piano («Moses»)

Round III

J. Haydn. Concerto for Cello and Orchestra in C major, 1st movement