“This pianist can electrify even the empty halls” wrote the Tagesspiegel magazine after the broadcast of Debut concert of Zhora Sargsyan for the Deutschlandfunk Kultur during the pandemic in 2021.
Zhora Sargsyan gained international attention after winning the 3rd grand prix at the prestigious International piano competition Long – Thibaud in Paris in 2019. Many concerts brought him to different countries of the world, where he appeared both as a soloist and as a chamber music partner as well. He played at many Festivals such us Deutschlandsberger Festival and Salzburger Schlosskonzerte in Austria, Bachtage Potsdam, Harleshauser Musikfest und Niesthetaler Klavierfestival in Kassel, Amici di Paganini in Genova Italy, Hvide Sande Festival in Denmark etc.
As a soloist he appeared with orchestras such us Orchestra national de France, Armenian symphonic and Armenian Opera and Ballet Theatre Orchestras, UdK Sinfonieorchester, Kammer Academy Halle under the button of Conductors such us Jesko Sirvend, Steven Sloane, Karen Durgaryan, Armando Merino, Sergey Smbatyan, Andrey Rubtsov etc. For several years he played in Duo with renowned Violist Natalia Prishepenko. He got masterclasses from musicians such as Dmitry Bashkirov, Eldar Nebolsin, Paul Lewis, Severin von Eckardstein and Hortense Cartier-Bresson.
He currently lives and studies in Berlin at the University of Arts in the class of Prof. Klaus Hellwig. Before he studied in his hometown in Armenia at the State Conservatory of Yerevan after the name of Komitas in the Class of Prof. Vagharshak Harutyunyan.
He was supported by Ad Infinitum and Clavarte Foundations,Paul Hindemith Foundation and Richard Wagner Verband in Berlin. He is a Member of Kammerton Organization since 2008.