Anna Tchania


Anna Tchania was born on November 15th, 2002, in Tbilisi, Georgia. She currently studies in the Z. Paliashvili Musical school for gifted children in the class of Prof. N. Zhvania.

She is an active participant of numerous concerts and festivals in Georgia, as well as other countries.
Anna is a laureate of many local and international competitions, such as: “Stars of the Future”, “Young musicians”, “Nutcracker”, “Academy of Art”, “International Competition for Violin in Kloster Schontal”, “Mozart International Competition”, “Il Piccolo Violino Magico” and etc.

Anna has taken part in numerous festivals in Germany, Armenia, Italy, Georgia, including several charity concerts in Hamburg, Berlin, chamber music festivals in Georgia, as well as in Germany (“Mecklenburg-Vorpommern” and “Mozart@Augsburg”). Anna also took part in a charity festival by a Georgian charity fund “Natvris Khe – Desire tree”. She has also performed with orchestras in Georgia conducted by MR Revaz Takidze and MR. Vakhtang Kakhidze. Anna has also performed with Georgian composer Nikoloz Rachveli on the festival “Summer Event Pro – Rhythm”.

Anna has attended masterclasses by famous musicians and violinists such as Lisa Batiashvili, Liana Issakadze, Deniz Tahberer.
She had the violin masterclasses with Prof. Anna Chumachenko and Prof. Mihaela Martin in The Kronberg Academy, Germany, where also, she has attended the violin masterclasses of Prof. Boris Kuschnir and Prof. Miriam Fried.
Also, Anna received a scholarship from the International Academy of Music in Liechtenstein, and take part in the intensive music weeks and activities offered by the Academy, where she has attended the violin masterclasses of Prof. Anna Chumachenko.

David Aladashvili


David Aladashvili, hailed as a “sensitive virtuoso born for the stage,” began taking piano lessons at age eleven and at age fifteen was accepted into the prestigious Tbilisi Special Music School where he earned Georgia’s Presidential Scholarship for Piano Performance. In 2007, David was invited to join the pre-college division of The Juilliard School in New York City. David continued his studies at Juilliard for the next six years where he was awarded several honors, including the Susan W. Rose scholarship. While at Juilliard, David studied under Matti Raekallio and Jerome Lowenthal, receiving his Bachelor’s in 2012 and his Master’s in 2014.

David has participated in many international competitions, given recitals and appeared as a soloist with orchestras across Europe and America. He participated in Georgia’s International Competition for Young Pianists in 2001 and Moscow’s Vladimir Spikanov International Festival in 2005. David was awarded the Grand Prix at the Nikolai Rubenstein Piano Competition in 2006 in Paris. He has also participated in Sag Harbor’s Vladimir Nielsen Piano Festival in 2008 and 2009 and Salzburg’s International Summer Academy in 2011 and 2013 where he studied with Karl-Heinz Kämmerling and Dmitri Bashkirov.

David gave his Carnegie Hall debut in 2010, when he performed a solo recital at the world-renowned Weill Recital Hall. Always aware of his roots and intensely connected to his country, David dedicated the concert to the 21-year-old Georgian luger who had met his tragic death in the qualification round for the Olympic games just days before. Performances in recent seasons include Chopin’s Second Concerto under Nikiloz Rachveli with the Georgian National Symphony Orchestra and a celebratory evening organized by David consisting of international music students brought together in a small orchestra to perform a program of all-Georgian music at The Juilliard School.

Well-known in his native country for his musical outreach to young people and his ongoing charitable musical activities, David is now pursuing his outreach programs to make classical music more accessible to young people on an international scale by giving recitals and organizing educational programs through his own not-for-profit organization, Young for Young.

Irakli Gogiberidze

Pianist, Composer

Irakli Gogiberidze was born on January 31st, 2003, in Georgia. He currently studies in Tbilisi state conservatoire in the class of prof. L. Sanikidze.
Irakli is an active participant of concerts in Georgia. He is laureate of competitions such as Otar Taktakishvili international competition, Arno Babajanyan international competition and etc.
Irakli also composes music.

K.Vardeli String Quartet

K.Vardeli String Quartet is the first youth quartet from Georgia after 20 years, who participated in International String Quartet or Chamber Music Competitions around the world.

The quartet’s repertoire is rich in various works (Mozart’s, Haydn’s, Beethoven’s, Schubert’s, Schostakovich’s, Weber’s, Webern’s, Borodin’s, Azarashvili’s, Matchavariani’s, Tsintsadze’s as well as other well-known and little-known composers). One of the goals of the quartet is to popularize traditional music. So, in the framework of the project “Mi Raculum” they performed miniatures of S. Tsintsadze and recorded video clips in Georgian traditional dress. In 2021 quartet had a concert with Mario Stefano Pietrodarchi on the festival ,,Night Serenades”.

Also in 2021, they had a solo concert in Lithuania, in the Church of St. Catherine
In spite of the pandemical situation quartet participated in Tsinandali Festival, “Night Serenades” ( Held by Liana Isakadze), and Salkhino Festival. At Salkhino Festival, the quartet perform A.Piazzolla – Invierno porteno, which was performed for the first time by the quartet in Georgia. In addition, Vardeli String Quartet recorded four video clips in the same year.

K. VARDELI STRING QUARTET participates regularly in various concerts, projects, or festivals

Natali Shengelia


Natali studied for 7 years at Kote Potskhverashvili N7 Art School with Liana Tsereteli. Her first performance was at the 2017 “Tbilisi Seventh International Competition for Young Pianists”, where she won the fourth prize. In 2018, she won the first prize at the competition – “Harmony”. In 2018, Natali won the third prize at the second international piano competition named after Tengiz Amirejibi. In 2019, at the international competition – “Little Virtuoso” – the first prize. She also won first prize at the Georgian classical music competition.

In 2021, the 13th Republican Classical Music for Children and Adults dedicated to the memory of Gia Kancheli “Find your star”, Natali won the Grand Prix.

Natalia Kutateladze


From a musical family in Tbilisi, Natalia is already distinguishing herself for her silvery tone and magnetic onstage charisma.

This season, Natalia will make her role debut as the title in Bizet’s Carmen at Teatro Municipal de Santiago, and will return to the Bayerische Staatsoper in Puccini’s Il trittico as part of the Opernfestspiele. Future seasons will see her debut at the Gran Teatre del Liceu.

Natalia is an alumna of the Juilliard School and the opera studio at the Bayerische Staatsoper.

Saba Mikeladze


Saba Mikeladze, 18th years old pianist-performer was born on 11th of February in 2003. Because of that he was obsessed with classical music, he started learning piano at age 4, and in 2009, he started learning the Z.Paliashvili music school of Batumi. Nowadays, he is a student of the Tbilisi state conservatoire. From 2009 Saba continues to be as a first prize, grand Prix and the laureate award winner of the many international and regional competitions. For him, the most important success and honor was to play in the USA , specifically, on the stage of THE CARNEGIE HALL. He submitted on the stage with the 3rd sonata of S.Prokofiev.Saba Mikeladze continues his career and he gets ready for the biggest piano competitions.

Salome Modebadze


Salome Modebadze graduated from Z. Paliashvili Central Music School in 2016 in the class of Prof. Nino Katamadze. During this period she regularly performed at concerts, national or international competitions. In 2020 she graduated from Tbilisi State Conservatory, currently, Salome Modebadze is studying at V. Sarajishvili State Conservatory in the second year of her master’s degree. Successfully participates in all projects of the Conservatory. On December 5, 2018, she successfully performed Rachmaninov’s third piano concerto with the student orchestra conducted by Revaz Javakhishvili. In 2017, Salome Modebadze was invited to Moscow At the P. Tchaikovsky State Conservatory International Festival “We invite friends”. Salome Modebadze often takes master classes with famous musicians: Eliso Virsaladze, Elizabeta Leonskaya, Natalia Trull, Grigory Gruzman, Edisher Savitsky, Fulvio Turisin. Salome Modebadze is the laureate of the following competitions: Laureate of Tbilisi International Competition for Young Pianists – I Prize 2014. Laureate of the Georgian Musicians-Performers Competition 3rd Prize and Lisa Leonskaya Special Prize 2015. Marmaris International Competition Grand Prix 2014 Baku International Competition Grand Prix 2015 The main prize of the international competition in San Danielle, Italy in 2015. Riga International Competition Grand Prix 2017 Borjomi T. Laureate of Amirejibi International Piano Competition I Prize 2017. Laureate of the Canada International Piano Competition 2021.

Sammy Maddox


Sammy Maddox (b. May 2003) is originally from El Paso, Texas, USA.  After starting piano lessons at age seven, by age ten, Sammy was playing pieces by Mozart, Brahms, Bach, Bartók, Clementi and Debussy in his own debut concert.

Sammy has been called a “true artist” by Yamaha Artist Lara Downes and “the red-headed [Evgeny] Kissen” by Steinway Artist Dr. Bradley Bolen of Baylor University.  Sammy’s honors include winning first place in his category at the University of Miami’s Frost Young Artists International Piano Competition (2021), first place in the EPSMF Competition in El Paso twice (2017, 2019), first place (Junior Division) and then second place (Senior Division) in consecutive Baylor/Waco Piano Competitions (2018, 2019), second place in the El Paso Symphony Youth Orchestras Concerto Competition in El Paso, Texas (2020), second place in the Jackie McGehee Young Artists Concerto Competition in Albuquerque, New Mexico (2020), and third place in the II International Chopin Piano Competition in Vienna, Austria (2019).  He also received an award for his performance of Messiaen’s “Spirit of Joy” at the Claudette Sorel International Piano Competition in Fredonia, New York (2018).  Sammy was also one of twelve pianists worldwide selected to attend the Young Artist Summer Program at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia (2019) and was invited to perform both at the PianoTexas Prepfest in Fort Worth, Texas (2019, 2021) and the V. Sarajishvili State Conservatoire in Tbilisi, Georgia (2019).

Sammy was a student of Dr. Ezekiel Meza, Jr. of El Paso, Texas from May 2010 until May 2020, when he was accepted to attend the Colburn Music Academy in Los Angeles to continue his studies under the tutelage of the renowned Italian pianist, Fabio Bidini, and his colleague, Hye-Jin Kim.

When not practicing piano or studying, Sammy enjoys reading the Bible, playing basketball, viewing the night sky with his telescope and spending time with his family.

Sandro Gegechkori


Sandro Gegechkori is a winner of many international and national piano competitions – festivals. He usually gives solo piano recitals and orchestral performances in Georgia and abroad. In 2017, Rachmaninoff international house – museum “ Ivanovka “ has funded a brand new festival called “ Sandro Gegechkori with Sergey Rachmaninoff “.

According to Georgian music critics and experts, Sandro Gegechkori displayed at the very early age the talent and musical ability, which attracted the public attention immediately.

Sandro performed in numerous brilliant concert halls. He performed in the Royal Concertgebouw (Amsterdam), Kaisersaal (Vienna), Mozarthaus (Vienna), Rorsch recital hall (New York), Nanjing concert hall of performing arts (Nanjing).

He has given many solo piano recitals in European and Asian countries: Austria, Netherlands, Italy, USA, China, Armenia , Georgia and etc.

Sopo Khazaradze


Sopo Khazaradze was born on the 8th of January in 2004. She started school at a musical seminary back in 2010 that is managed by Tbilisi conservatory. Right now she is in 12th grade and in 11th grade of the musical seminary. Sopo studies at Mrs. Manana Doijashvili’s class. She participated in different competitions and in 2018 received the first prize at the Chopin’s competition for young pianists. Sopo actively participate in symphonic and solo concerts.

Tinatin Mamulashvili


In 2006 took a Bachelor degree as a pianist in Tbilisi State Conservatoire. (With proffessor Nino Mamradze). In 2016 Master degree as singer in Tbilisi state Conservatoire. (With Emeritus Gocha Bejuashvili). From 2014 till now is an soloist in Tbilisi State Opera and Ballet Theatre. In 2007-2016 worked as piano accompanist in Tbilisi Central Music School. In 2015 was a winner of the Georgian Musician Performer’s competition. Performed roles: W.A. Mozart – “le nozze di Figaro” – La Contessa; Giaccomo Puccini – “La Boheme” – Mimi (Puccini 64th Festival, Torre Del Lago); G. Bizet – “Carmen” – Michaela; G. Puccini – “Turandot” – Liu; G. Verdi – “Don Carlo” – Elisabetta; G. Verdi – “Simon Boccanegra” – Amelia; G. Verdi – “Un ballo in maschera” – Amelia; R. Leoncavalo-“Pagliacci”; G. Verdi – “La Forza del Destino”;
Also: W.A. Mozart – “Requiem”; G. Faure – “Requiem”; L.V. Beethoven – symohony No. 9; W.A. Mozart – “Petite Messe Solennelle”.

Zuka Lobzhanidze


Zuka Lobzhanidze was born on Jenuary 1st. 2002, in Tbilisi, Georgia. He studies in V.Sarajishvili Tbilisi State Conservatoire in the class of Prof. Murtaz Matskepladze.

Zuka has experienced a lot during his career. He’s an active participant of numerous competitions in Georgia. For example: ‘Stars of the future; ‘Otar Taktakishvili international competition’; ‘Rondo – Klasika’ and etc.

Zuka has also taken part in many festivals such as Tsinandali and Telavi festivals. He also performed with conductors: Gianandrea Noseda; Christoph Eschenbach; Lahav Shani and. etc.