Tamara Elizbarashvili, piano
Georgian pianist Tamar Elizbarashvili currently living in Germany was born and raised in Tbilisi. She gave her first public concert with orchestra at the age of six. Tamara studied at the Tbilisi State Conservatoire with Lali Sanikidze.
In 2010 she participated in the Peter De Grote Festival (the Netherlands) where she'd been awarded Klaas Dijkstra special prize intended to support young musical talents. Shortly after her graduation Tamara moved to the Netherlands to study with Paul Komen. She played and worked with outstanding musicians such as Roland Daugareil, Michel Strauss, Paul Badura Skoda, Eliso Virsaladze,Théodore Paraskivesco and etc. The repertoire of Tamara stretches from Bach, Mozart and Beethoven to Chopin, Liszt, Rachmaninov and further to contemporary music. Together with solo recitals she appears as a chamber music pianist with numerous concerts in all over Germany, Holland, Portugal, France, Armenia and in her native Georgia.
Tamara is a winner of various national and international piano competitions. Her affection to the Russian music led her to the special prize for the best interpretation of Russian music awarded by the Moscow state conservatory at the A. Khachaturian international piano competition in Yerevan (Armenia). She is a scholarship holder of President of Georgia, Alexander Toradze and First Lady of Georgia. In 2016 she was awarded Antena 2 prize in Portugal.