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Biography

Born in 1987 in Georgia, pianist Khatia Buniatishvili discovers piano at her very early age (3 years). She gives her first concert with Tbilisi Chamber Orchestra when she was 6 and appears internationally at her 10. Khatia studied in Tbilisi with Tengiz Amiredjibi and in Vienna with Oleg Maisenberg

She made her U.S. debut at Carnegie Hall, in 2008. Since then she has performed at Hollywood Bowl, iTunes festival, BBC Proms,  Salzbourg festival, Verbier Festival, Menuhin Festival Gstaad, La Roque-d'Anthéron Festival, Klavier-Festival Ruhr, « Progetto Martha Argerich », at the great halls: Carnegie Hall in NYC, Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, Royal Festival Hall in London, Musikverein Vienna, Konzerthaus Vienna, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Berlin Philharmonie, Paris Philharmonie, Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris, La Scala in Milan, Teatro La Fenice in Venice, Barcelona Palau de la Música Catalana, Geneva Victoria Hall, Zurich Tonhalle, Prague Rudolfinum, Shanghai Grand Theater, Beijing NCPA, Mumbai NCPA, Tokyo Suntory Hall, Singapore Esplanade Theatre, Etc.


 

Among Khatia's musical partners are world leading conductors such as great Maestro Zubin Mehta or Placido Domingo, Kent Nagano, Neeme Järvi, Paavo Järvi, Mikhail Pletnev, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Semyon Bychkov, Myung-Whun Chung, etc. and famous orchestras: Israel Philharmonic, Los Angeles Philharmonic, San Francisco Symphony, Seattle Symphony, Philadelphia Orchestra,  Toronto Symphony, São Paulo State Symphony, China Philharmonic, NHK Symphony, BBC Symphony, Orchestre de Paris, Orchestre National de France, Filarmonica della Scala, Vienna symphony, Rotterdam Philharmonic, Munich Philharmonic Etc.

During the last seasons Khatia was engaged for different projects: 

70th anniversary of United Nations - Charity concert in favor of Syrian refugees; Charity Concert in Kiev in favor of wounded persons in ATO area , "to Russia with Love" concert against violation of Human Rights in Russia; Participated in DLDWomen conference. Khatia collaborated with rock group COLDPLAY for their last album "A Head Full Of Dreams".

Her discography includes Liszt Album (SONY Music) 2011, Chopin Album (SONY Music) 2012, " Motherland" (SONY Music) 2014, "Kaleidoscope" 

(SONY Music) 2016,  as well as "Piano Trios" with Gidon Kremer and Giedrė Dirvanauskaitė (ECM) 2011 and violin and piano sonatas with Renaud Capuçon (Erato) 2014.

Khatia is two times ECHO Klassik Award winner in 2012 and 2016 for her Liszt album and "Kaleidoscope".

SEASON 2016/2017

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Discography

Franck, Grieg and DvořákSonatas for violin and piano by Franck, Grieg und DvořákOct. 2014, Erato (Warner), CD, Available on: iTunes Amazon