Artist Profile of Ani Aznavoorian, principal cellist of Camerata Pacifica
Cellist Ani Aznavoorian, hailed by The Strad magazine for her “scorchingly committed performances” and impeccable technique, is a sought-after soloist and chamber musician. She has graced the world’s leading orchestras, including the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Boston Pops, and the Tokyo Philharmonic, and her thirteenth year as Principal Cellist with Camerata Pacifica highlights her enduring artistry. Ani Aznavoorian’s accolades include the prestigious Bunkamura Orchard Hall Award and multiple first prizes in renowned competitions. As a dedicated educator, she has enriched the musical landscape through teaching and captivating performances of new compositions. Ani Aznavoorian records for Cedille Records and proudly plays a cello crafted by her father, Peter Aznavoorian, in Chicago.