Benois de la Danse nominee
In 2005/2006 he joined the Bavarian State Ballet as a first Soloist and was promoted to Principal at the beginning of the season 2007/2008.
In 2007, his home country announced Tigran Mikayelyan as Honoured Artist of Armenia, the highest appreciation artists of his country can achieve.
In summer 2007 he received the theatre award of the Münchner Merkur.
Among his principal parties Mercutio and Romeo (Romeo and Juliet, J. Cranko), Prince Siegfried (Swan lake, R. Barra), Solor (La Bayadère, Bart), Des Grieux (Lady of the Camelias, J. Neumeier), Faun (L'après-midi d'un faune, V. Nijinsky), Lenski (Onegin, J. Cranko), Prince Désire (Sleeping Beauty, M. Petipa, I. Liška), Basilio (Don Quijote, M. Petipa, new choreography by R. Barra, A. Gorski), Petrucchio (The Taming of the Shrew, J. Cranko). Also he danced in ballets of J. Godani, W. Forsythe, J. Mannes, K. MacMillan, T. Kohler, J. Robbins, J. Limón, L. Massine.