Khatia Buniatishvili Tickets
Khatia Buniatishvili is country concert pianist belonging to Tbilisi, Georgia. Georgian folk style is often reflected in her piano playing. She started playing at a very early age with her sister and both were taught piano by their mother who was a music enthusiast. Even today, the two sisters like to collaborate and have mastered the four handed piano technique. If you want to attend an upcoming live concert by Khatia, you can now get Khatia Buniatishvili tickets for they have gone up for sale in the market.
Khatia Buniatishvili’s talents were recognized at a very young age. She gave her very first performance at the age of six in an orchestra. From there, she was invited for guest performance in a number of countries such as Netherlands, Switzerland, Germany, France, Israel, Austria, US and Belgium. Khatia has adopted the style of pianists from the past such as of Gould, Rachmaninoff and Richter. She calls Martha Argerich her favorite pianists and admires her unique style of music. She calls herself a pianist of the "20th century" and not of the present time.
Khatia Buniatishvili’s Georgian touch is found in her sorrowful piano playing. She herself confesses that she is deeply inspired by the mystic folk country music. Her compositions include mysticism, melancholy and have solitude’s aura to them. Often when asked why her music playing reflects so much sorrow she explains that she doesn’t consider it as a negative trait. To her, piano is a very "dark instrument" and is at the best when played that way. According to her, piano is a symbol of "solitude", the pianists shouldn’t forget to put that part in their compositions while creating music.
Khatia Buniatishvili won a number of awards even when she was studying at Tbilisi’s State Conservatoire. She won first prize in a competition arranged by Foundation to Assist Young Georgian Musicians. The competition was run by Elisabeth Leonskaya. She also won Horowitz International Competition for Young Pianists in 2003. That same year at Piano Competition Tbilisi, she met Oleg Maisenberg who acknowledging her talents, asked her to join Vienna’s University of Music and Performing Arts. In 2008, she won Bronze Medal in 12th Arthur Rubinstein Piano Master Competition. She was also titled as the "Best Performer of Chopin Piece" as chosen by the audience.
Khatia Buniatishvili has been a part of chamber music concerts, has given solo recitals and group recitals at a number of famous venues such as Venice’s Musikverein, Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw and London’s Wigmore Hall. Her debut performance in the United States was arranged at Carnegie Hall where she played Second Piano Concerto by Chopin. Currently, Khatia often makes appearance at BBC orchestras and she was made BBC Radio 2 New Generation Artist in 2009-11. She was awarded with the Borletti-Buitoni Trust Award and was among the nominees of 2011-12 Rising Star season, as chosen by Vienna’s Konzerthaus and Musikverein.
Khatia Buniatishvili signed a contract with Sony Classical and released her first record in 2011. Currently she is working on Chopin’s pieces and an album on it is due to be released. Till date she has played with a number of well known orchestras such as Yale Symphony Orchestra, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, UBS Festival Chamber Orchestra, Arthur Rubinstein Orchestra and Saint Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra.
No doubt, in a very short period of mainstream professional career, Khatia has earned enormous fame. Best part is that it is only the beginning of her career and she has a long way to go. Already, Khatia has a large fan base and her shows are sold out events. If you are willing to attend one of the upcoming live concertos, now is the right time to check online and book your share of Khatia Buniatishvili tickets before there are none left!