Nazig Azezian started playing the piano at the age of eight at the East Helsinki Music Institute under the direction of Leena Nikula. As of 2007, she studied in the Music Performance Programme at the Sibelius Academy with Juhani Lagerspetz, Teppo Koivisto, and Hamsa Al-Wadi Juris. In spring 2014, she completed her Master's recital with honours for her piano diploma.
In 2012, Azezian received a winner’s prize in the Helmi Vesa piano competition for students of the Sibelius Academy. Her artistic work has been supported by the Martin Wegelius Foundation, and the Finnish Cultural Foundation.
Nazig Azezian has performed as a solo and lied pianist and played chamber music in varying ensembles at concert series and festivals. Between 2014 and 2015, she performed as lied pianist with soprano Johanna Rusanen-Kartano, and baritone Jorma Hynninen, among others. As of spring 2013, she has performed in hundreds of concerts with cellist Jussi Makkonen in Finland, Norway, Belgium, and the United States. In spring 2012, Nazig Azezian, and flautist Nairi Azezian were invited to perform at the AGBU’s Young Armenian Talents concert in London.
Further information: www.nazig.azezian.com