Giorgi Jorjadze: Cello
Giorgi Jorjadze was born and raised in a musical family in Tbilisi, the capital of the Republic of Georgia. Giorgi started playing cello at the age of 7. He completed his Master’s degree at Tbilisi State Music Conservatoire under the guidance of Prof. Tamara Gabarashvili (Mstislav Rostropovich student and Tchaikovsky competition 5th prize 1966). Giorgi Jorjadze is an active soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral player. During his professional career, he performed in venues such as The Royal Concertgebouw, Konzerthaus Berlin, Festspielhaus Sandburg, European Parliament Brussels. Being 17 years old Giorgi became a member of the Georgian State Chamber Orchestra (1999-2004), under the leadership of Liana Isakadze (David Oistrakh Student and Jacques Thibaud Competition Grand Prix winner). During 2004-2005 he was a Member of an international orchestra “Philharmonic der Nation en” Hamburg, Germany. In 2005 he continued his career at Tbilisi Opera and Ballet Theater Orchestra as a principal cellist (2005-2015). As a chamber musician, Giorgi performed together with Dmitri Berlin sky, Evgeny Zhuk, Alexei Ludwig, Eduard Bruner, Eliso Virsaladze, Gustavo Nunez, and Maria Gutman. Giorgi is a member of string quartet “Iberia and piano trio “Trio Per Te”. As a soloist, he recently performed A. Dvorak cello concerto with Tbilisi Opera and Ballet Theater orchestra, V. Azarashvili cello concerto with Chamber Orchestra “Concertino Tbilisi”, E. Elgar Cello Concerto in TV project “Maestro”. Giorgi has over 10 years of teaching experience, his lessons are tailored to the needs of the student. He truly believes that it is never too late to start, and anything is possible. Nothing is more rewarding than seeing people develop a passion for Music.