Armenian-born Danish violinist (b.1986) is an acclaimed soloist and chamber musician, known for her rich sound, intensity and virtuosity. At the young age of 17 she had already won her first internationel competition – 1.prize at the prestigious Jeunesses Musicales competition in Bucharest, Romania.
Having studied in Copenhagen and Vienna, with professors Serguei Azizian (professor at the Royal Danish Academy of Music, Copenhagen and former concertmaster of Copenhagen Philharmonic) and Gerhard Schulz (professor at University of Music and Arts, Vienna and member of Alban Berg Quartet), Loussine has supplemented her education with lessons and masterclasses with some of the most prominent professors in the world, amongst others Milan Vitek, Schlomo Mintz, Antje Weithaas, Mihaela Martin, Christian Altenburger og Boris Kuschnir.
Known for mastering numerous different genres, Loussine´s repertoire is almost limitless and spans over 4 centuries – from the baroque genuises J.S.Bach and G.Pergolesi to contemporary works, a.o. the extremely well-received “Pavane Extrapolations” composed and dedicated to her by the young award-winning composer Nicklas Schmidt.
Loussine´s Debut album “Obsession” with the acclaimed Danish pianist, Berit Johansen Tange was released from Walkway Records in the June 2015 including works by E.Ysaÿe, N.Schmidt, A.Babadjanian and A.Khachaturian and received excellent reviews.
Being an extremely active soloist and chamber musician, Loussine has already performed in Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Armenia and China. Amongst her recent solo performances with orchestra stand F.Mendelssohn`s Violin Concerto in e minor in the Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg with Neue Symphoniker Hamburg, G.Pergolesi's Violin concerto with Kristiansand Symphony Orchestra and Giordano Bellincampi, E.Korngold´s Violin Concerto with Aarhus Symphony Orchestra and J.Brahms´ Double Concerto with ARCO Chamber Orchestra.
Loussine is also the founder and leader of the recently established ensemble "Kristiansand Sinfonietta". The ensemble has already enjoyed great success at Norway as well as in Denmark. It has several upcoming performances scheduled in various parts of Norway, among other places in Oslo Concert Hall and Stavanger. The ensemble has also been invited to perform internationally in Denmark, Sweden, Germany, and China in 2021 and 2022.
“Worldclass chamber music”
-Fædrelandsvennen’s review of Kristiansand Sinfonietta’s concert in Kristiansand Cathedral in October 2019.
Loussine Azizian plays an Eero Haahti violin from 2009 and lives in Kristiansand, Norway.