First Prize and several times Special Prize winner in the K. Penderecki International Competition, Astrig Siranossian performs as a soloist with major orchestras. Regularly invited by Daniel Barenboim, her partners on stage are none other than Simon Rattle, Martha Argerich, Yo-Yo Ma, Kirill Gernstein, Elena Bashkirova and Emmanuel Pahud.
She regularly performs on the greatest stages: Philharmonie de Paris, Carnegie Hall in New York, Musikverein in Vienna, Walt Disney Hall in Los Angeles, KKL Luzerne, Casino de Bâle, Théâtre des Champs Élysée, Philharmonie de Berlin, Flagey Brussels, Théâtre Colon Buenos Aires, Kennedy Center Washington.
Regularly invited on television channels (TF1, France 2, France 5, CultureBox TV, BR Kultur…), her recordings are unanimously acclaimed by the press.
In May 2022, Astrig made her debut at the Gewandhaus in Leipzig with Popper’s Concerto No. 2 in E minor. In October 2022, she released her album Duo-Solo, a meeting between popular melodies and dances and a more classical repertoire that brings the cello and the voice into dialogue.
In 2021, she recorded with her stage partner Nabil Shehata, the first concerto by Camille Saint-Saëns for the Alpha Classics label.
For the same label, the album “Dear Mademoiselle”, a tribute to Nadia Boulanger with pianists Nathanaël Gouin and Daniel Barenboim, was published in 2020 and received international acclaim.
In 2018, her recording of concertos by Kryzsztof Penderecki and Aram Khachaturian won 5 diapasons, 5 stars Classica, Clef du mois ResMusica… The previous recording featuring works by Gabriel Fauré, Francis Poulenc and Komitas received the Musica prize.
Since 2016, she has been the artistic director of the “Musicades”, a festival in her home town, Romans sur Isère, which mirrors music with the arts but also with gastronomy.
In 2019, she created the “Spidak Sevane” mission which helps children in Lebanon and Armenia through music.
Astrig Siranossian was born into a family of musicians. After entering the C.N.R. in Lyon she then continued her studies at the C.N.S.M. in Lyon, obtaining her diploma of higher studies at the age of eighteen with felicitations from the jury. She completed her training in Switzerland, at the Basel Conservatory, in the class of Ivan Monighetti, passing her master concert and master soloist diplomas with the highest honours.
She plays a cello by Francesco Ruggieri of 1676, generously lent by the Boubo Music Foundation.