(b. 14 March 1972, Vanadzor).
Armenian composer of mostly orchestral and choral works that have been performed in Europe.
Mr. Petrosyan studied clarinet with Robert Riganyan and composition with Stepan Rostuni at the Michael Tavrizian State College of Music in Vanadzor from 1982–87. He later studied composition with Edvard Mirzoyan and orchestration with Martun Israelyan, Stepan Rostomyan and Avet Terterian at the Komitas State Conservatory in Yerevan from 1990–95, where he had postgraduate studies with Edvard Mirzoyan and Stepan Rostomyan from 1995–97 and earned a diploma of excellence.
Among his honours are Second Prize in the competition for folk and spiritual music Komitas (1994), Großer Preis in the competition Vienna (1998) and a residency at the Künstlerhaus Edenkoben (1998–99).
He is also active in other positions. He has served as a music editor for the Gandzasar Theological Centre in Yerevan since 1993 and has written much poetry.
COMPLETE LIST OF WORKS
Symphony, large orchestra, 1995
Narek (Symphony–Cantata No. 1), baritone, children's chorus, mixed chorus, organ, large orchestra, fixed media, 1998
I sing the voice of the Lion... (Symphony–Cantata No. 2), soprano, baritone, mixed chorus, large orchestra, 2000
Sonata, clarinet, piano, 1990
Quintetto, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, double bass, 1993
Lorva Gutanerg, mixed chorus, 1992
Folk Scenes, mixed chorus, 1993
Laudate Deum, mixed chorus, organ, 1999
Hisus Vordi, countertenor, 2 tenors, bass, 2001
Scherzo and Perpetuo mobile, 2 pianos, 1992