COMPOSER & GUITARIST
Serge has performed with Lyrica Classic since 2018 as a soloist and as a member of the ensemble Lost On Mars. His works were performed by Lyrica's artists in several concert series in Maryland and Washington, DC.
A winner of the International Music Competition EUTERPE in Italy, 2015, Serge Khrichenko is one of the most accomplished and innovative guitarists performing today. A graduate of the prestigious Rimsky Korsakov Music College in St. Petersburg, Russia, Mr. Khrichenko started his career as a guitarist and then worked as a professional composer and performer with the St. Petersburg Philharmonic for more than 10 years.
After he immigrated to the USA, Serge continued his classical, jazz, and modern music experiments. His performances include concerts at the Swedish Embassy, Russian Embassy, French Embassy, Austrian Embassy, Nepal Embassy, Strathmore Mansion, Kennedy Center, Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, DC, Fete de la Musique Festival in Paris, France as well as local and international jazz fests.
In 2004 Mr. Khrichenko won the most prestigious guitar competition in America, "GuitarMageddon" (Washington, DC area). In May 2012, he was awarded the Grand Prize for the Best Performance at Russia's International Guitar World Festival. His compositions "Tango Mephisto" and "Raising Buddha" were finalists in the instrumental category of the U.K. International Songwriting Contest 2007, and his composition "Dangerous Journey" was listed many times in the "Top 10 on Earth" in the jazz-fusion category.