Khatia Buniatishvilli

Winspear Opera House Recital Series

Khatia Buniatishvili

7:30PM Tuesday, April 8, 2014 Winspear Opera House

2403 Flora Street, Dallas, TX 75201


Khatia’s warm, sometimes sorrowful playing may reflect a close proximity to Georgian folk music, which, she attests, has greatly influenced her musicality. Critics emphasize that her playing has an aura of elegant solitude and even melancholy, which she does not feel to be a negative attribute. During her studies at Tbilisi’s State Conservatoire, Khatia won a special prize at the Horowitz International Competition for Young Pianists in Kiev in 2003 as well as first prize at the Foundation to Assist Young Georgian Musicians competition set up by Elisabeth Leonskaya. At the 2003 Piano Competition in Tbilisi, she became acquainted with Oleg Maisenberg, who persuaded her to transfer to Vienna’s University of Music and Performing Arts. Winner of the Bronze Medal at the 12th Arthur Rubinstein Piano Master Competition in 2008, she was also distinguished as the Best Performer of a Chopin piece and as Audience Favorite.

Recital Program

Liszt’s “Sonate”
Ravel’s “La Valse”


Chopin’s Sonate No. 2
Stravinsky’s “Petrushka”

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