Born in Lyon in 1988, Astrig won a place at the Conservatoire National de Lyon at the tender age of eight. There she studied with Patrick Gabard, and later with Yvan Chiffoleau at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Lyon where she graduated with the honors in 2008. Following this she moved to Switzerland and embarked upon two Masters programme at the Basel Musikhochschule with Ivan Monighetti, which she completed with the highest distinction in 2015.
Astrig’s path is also studded with competition success: the 2013 International Penderecki Cello Competition (including two special prizes), the renowned French Banque Populaire award, and together with pianist Andriy Dragan, the “Basel Duo Competition 2013”.
In 2016 will be coming under the Label Claves Record a cd with the works by G. Fauré, F. Poulenc and Komitas that was recorded in the studio on the Swiss radio RTS together with the french pianist Théo Fouchenneret.
Astrig Siranossian plays a Ruggieri cello from 1676.
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