Hovig Nassanian grew up in a musical family and started playing the piano at the age of 4. He composed his first piece in his early teens, and since then has written scores of songs, compositions, and arrangements. He has composed 4 musicals in collaboration with colleagues and produced over a dozen established and original productions.
His first piano solo album (Peaceful, January 2021) has already been featured on multiple Spotify playlists and featured in various media reviews and interviews. It has been aired on the Cyprus Broadcasting Corporation CyBC Radio 4 and is on the playlists of Calm Radio, One World Music, and The River of Calm. His second piano album, Peaceful Christmas, was released in December 2021, and the most recent album, Tributes, was released on 11 February 2023. Media reviews and interviews on this latest album are available to read here.
In addition to the piano albums, Hovig has released a number of songs and music videos with collaborating artists. His Worth Waiting For was selected as a semi-finalist at the International Songwriting Competition 2021. Hovig wrote the tune back in 2005 for his wife, Anna, at the time of their wedding. But only recently, did he add the lyrics to go with it, and released it as a single and music video in collaboration with his good Swedish friend and artist, Johan Drejare.
You can watch it here – https://youtu.be/qCxMimUK_hU
Hovig also has a podcast, Drop A Note, in which he talks about his compositions, the stories behind them, and memorable and funny anecdotes from his life.
Hovig is an Armenian, born in Lebanon but established in Cyprus for most of his adult life. He is married to Anna from Sweden and together they have a son who is also a young pianist.
Artist Website ► https://necessarykuriosity.com/
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