Portrait of Peter Oundnian - new painting
24 x 20 in
Peter Oundjian (born 21 December 1955) is a Canadian violinist and conductor. Born in Toronto, Ontario as the youngest of five children from an Armenian father and English mother, Oundjian also claims Scottish ancestry through his maternal grandfather, a Sanderson, and the MacDonell of Glengarry clan.
A dynamic presence in the music world, Toronto-born conductor Peter Oundjian is renowned for his probing musicality, collaborative spirit, and engaging personality. His association with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO) spans over 30 years, beginning with his début as violin soloist in 1981, then as conductor of the symphony.