April 15, 2023

Lucas Debargue: Master-class & Round table: The Challenge of Musical Interpretation

11:00 - 13:30


On April 15, French pianist Lucas Debargue will give one master class in Yerevan. On the same day, after the master class, Lucas will participate in the round table, which is focused on Musical Interpretation Challenge.

The master class and the round table will follow Lucas’s performance with the Armenian National Philharmonic Orchestra on April 14 and is a part of the collaboration program between the orchestra and the Primavera Foundation.

The entrance for the audience is free! To register, please feel in the form below.



• Master-classes 11:00-11:45

• Round table 12:00-13:30

Venue: 46 Mesrop Mashtots Ave, Yerevan, Aram Khachaturian Concert Hall

Language: English



To apply for a master class as an active participant, a candidate must be a student of the Yerevan State Conservatory or graduate from it during the last five years and be able to submit a video of his / her recent live performance. To apply, please fill in the Application form & subscribe to our social media profiles not to miss a bit!

The application deadline is April 13, 2023, 15:00. The winner will be announced on April 14 by 15:00. The entrance for the audience is free.


Come to listen to the discussion…. or be a participant!

To participate in the discussion, the candidate must be a student of the Yerevan State Conservatory, or graduate from it during the last five years, or be an actively performing musician in Armenia and worldwide.

To submit your participation application, please choose ONE of the two questions below and send your up to 300-word thoughts on the matter in English / Russian / Armenian to the email edu(@), letter subject “Lucas Debargue round table”:

  • What makes the interpretation of a written musical piece sound “true”?


  • How did you find out that you are a “musician”? How does it affect your vision of our world?

The deadline is April 13, 2023, at 15:00. The winners will be announced on April 14 by 18:00. The entrance for the audience is free.


photo by Xiomara Bender
photo by Xiomara Bender

Since Glenn Gould’s visit to Moscow and Van Cliburn’s victory at the Tchaikovsky Competition in the heat of the Cold War, never has a foreign pianist provoked such frenzy”. THE HUFFINGTON POST

“The art of Lucas Debargue is not just piano-playing but rather a true sound philosophy.” LE DEVOIR

“The incredible gift, artistic vision, and creative freedom” of Lucas Debargue was revealed by his performances at the Tchaikovsky International Competition in Moscow in 2015 and distinguished with the coveted Prize of the Moscow Music Critics’ Association.

Today, Lucas is invited to play solo and with leading orchestras in the most prestigious venues including Carnegie Hall, Chicago Symphony Hall, The Kennedy Center, Benaroya Hall in Seattle, Boston’s Jordan Hall and Sanders Theatre, Maison de la Musique in Montreal, the Royal Conservatory of Toronto, Theatre des Champs Elysées and Philharmonie de Paris, London’s Wigmore Hall and Royal Festival Hall, Berlin Philharmonic, Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, the concert halls of Tokyo, Beijing, Shanghai, Taipei, Seoul, to mention a few.

More About Lucas Debargue:

Lucas Debargue Master Classes at the Aram Khachaturian Concert Hall, Yerevan

Lucas Debargue Round Table at the Aram Khachaturian Concert Hall, Yerevan