(b. 10 December 1979, Yerevan).
Armenian composer, now resident in Austria, of mostly orchestral and chamber works that have been performed in Europe.
Mr. Kzartmyan studied piano as a child and studied composition with Martun Israelyan at the Komitas State Conservatory in Yerevan from 1996–2000. He later studied with Dietmar Schermann at the Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst in Vienna.
Among his honours is First Prize in a state competition for composers in Armenia (1996).
He is also active in other positions. He worked as an arranger for both the Metro Theatre in Yerevan and the State Chamber Theatre in Yerevan from 1996–2000. As a pianist, he has given solo recitals in Armenia, Austria, Georgia, and Russia.
He has lived in Austria since 2000.
COMPLETE LIST OF WORKS
Two Poems, 1998
Concerto, cello, orchestra, 1999
String Quartet No. 1, 'Spanish', 1997
Octet, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, 2000
Trio, violin, cello, piano, 2000
Duet, guitar, drum kit, 2001
Project, 2002 (includes music by the composer, George Frideric Handel, Claude Debussy, Komitas)
String Quartet No. 2, 2002
Trio (text by Avetik Isahakyan), tenor, cello, piano, 1996