Instrumentalist - Violin

Violinist Ani Kavafian enjoys a prolific career as a soloist, recitalist, and chamber musician. She has performed with virtually all of America’s leading orchestras, including the New York Philharmonic, Philadelphia Symphony Orchestra, Cleveland Symphony Orchestra, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Detroit Symphony Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, and many others. Her numerous solo recital engagements include performances at New York’s Carnegie and Alice Tully halls, as well as in major venues across the country.

Posted: Feb-25-2013
Latest News
As the New Haven Symphony Orchestra gets ready to open its 115th season, Music Director William Boughton Wednesday presented the orchestra's new concertmaster, Ani Kavafian.
Posted: Sep-8-2008
Latest Acclaim

"Ani and Ida Kavafian ... were part of this astoundingly accomplished group who, at quicksilver pace, exchanged rising and falling phrasing (imagine race cars circling a track), contentious string conversations, and swift-and-swifter tempos."

— Oregon ArtsWatch
Posted: Jul-6-2016
Latest Recording
The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center announces the third CD release from its exclusive inhouse label, CMS Studio Recordings. The newest disc commemorates the accomplishments of two American women: Amy Cheney Beach, who was one of the first American women to reach celebrated status as a composer, and Margaret Ann Alsip Frink, who documented her experiences as the proverbial "covered wagon woman" in 1850.
Posted: Nov-24-2008