Sandro Nebieridze

Sandro Nebieridze was born in Tbilisi, Georgia, where he started playing the piano at age five and composing at age nine. Now a student at Tbilisi State Conservatory, he regularly performs in recital, most recently in Georgia, Russia, and at Rachmaninoff's Villa Senar in Switzerland. Additionally, he participates in many international festivals as soloist and chamber musician, in particular, Denis Matsuev's Crescendo, Stars on Baikal, and White Lilac Festivals; the Tsinandali Festival; the Festival d'Auvers-sur-Oise; and Festspiele der Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.

Mr. Nebieridze has composed a variety of works as well, including piano concertos, chamber music, symphonic ballads, and opera. He premiered his Piano Concerto No. 1 with the Georgian Philharmonic Orchestra, under the baton of Maestro Ariel Zukermann in 2016, and the following year performed it again at Denis Matsuev's festivals in Russia. Mr. Nebieridze's compositions have also won competitions, among them the Golden Key Piano Composition Competition 2018 and the 2018 Otar Taktakishvili Competition.

Age: 18
Country: Georgia
Professional Training:   
    2018 - present    Tbilisi State Conservatoire
    2013 - 2018        Musical Seminary of Tbilisi State Conservatoire
    2006 - 2013        Z.Paliashvili Central Music School, Tbilisi 
Teachers:
    2009 - present    Lali Sanikidze
    2006 - 2009        Neli Imedashvili
Competitions and Awards:   
    2016    International Competition for Young Pianists Grand Piano Competition, Grand Prix
    2015    Astana Piano Passion International Competition for Young Pianists, First Prize
    2013    Sberbank Debut International Piano Competition, Laureate

Text Piece

PRELIMINARY RECITAL                                                       
Beethoven               Sonata No. 4 in E-flat major, Op. 7
Schubert-Liszt          Der Wanderer, S. 558/11
Prokofiev                 Sonata No. 4 in C minor, Op. 29
 
SEMIFINAL ROUND                                                          
Recital
Nebieridze               Sonata No. 1 in C minor
Bach                        Fantasia in G minor, BWV 920
Brahms                    Theme and Variations in D minor, Op. 18
Schumann               Toccata in C major, Op. 7
Rachmaninoff          Vocalise, Op. 34, No. 14
                                          Sonata No. 2 in B-flat minor, Op. 36

FINAL ROUND                                                                    
Phase I
Mozart                     Piano Concerto No. 22 in E-flat major, K. 482
 
Phase II
Rachmaninoff           Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini, Op. 43