Georgian Competition of Musician-Performers

The Competition was established in 1995. The founders of the competition are: "Georgian Music Competitions Fund", Tbilisi City Hall, The Ministry of Culture and Monuments Protection of Georgia; the general sponsor is TBC Bank. Georgian Competition of Musician-Performers is quadrennial, consists of 3 rounds and the following four specialties: piano, solo-singing, strings and winds instruments. All citizens of Georgia under age of 16-30 can participate in the competition. The competition envisages as well out of competition audition for especially gifted pupils under 16, in all the categories mentioned above (except solo-singing). The Second Georgian Competition of Musician-Performers was held between 18-30 of April, 1999, in Tbilisi

 

  1. Municipality of Tbilisi
  2. Ministry of Culture and Monument Protection of Georgia
  3. E. Shevardnadze Foundation “Democracy and Revival”
  4. V. Sarajishvili Tbilisi State Conservatoire
  5. V. Sarajishvili Tbilisi State Conservatoire
  6. Tbilisi State Conservatoire Grand Hall
  7. LTD Classica
  8. Open Society Georgia Foundation
  9. Committee of Science and Culture of Georgian Parliament 
  10. Ministry of Finance of Georgia
  11. Tbilisi Center for Music and Culture
  12. Georgian Composers’ Union
  13. Davit Andghuladze Foundation
  14. Foundation for Promoting of Young Musicians “SOLO”. 
  15. Firm KMT (Kutaisi)
  16. Association of Georgian Professional Musicians “AISI”
  17. JSC EXPO GEORGIA
  18. Publishing Companies “CGS” and “DOBERA”
  19. Embassies of Germany, Russia and China in Georgia

PIANO

I PRIZE - NOT AWARDED

II PRIZE – Mamikon Nakhapetov

III PRIZE – Tamar Kordzadze

 

SOLO SINGING

I PRIZE – Irma Gigolashvili (soprano)

II PRIZE – Elisabed Martirosyan (soprano)

III PRIZE – Mikheil Kolelishvili (double bass)

 

STRING INSTRUMENTS

I PRIZE - NOT AWARDED

II PRIZE – Natia Mdinaradze (violin)

III PRIZE – Aleksandre Tigishvili (violin)

 

WIND INSTRUMENTS

 I PRIZE – Teimuraz Bukhnikashvili (bassoon)

II PRIZE – Natalia Lominadze (flute)

III PRIZE – Lela Munjishvili (flute)

 

 

THE REST OF THE CONTESTANTS ADMITTED TO THE FINAL ROUND WERE AWARDED DIPLOMAS AND MONETARY PRIZES US $ 100 – 100:

 

PIANO                     Pelagea Machabeli, Tinatin Kiknadze;

SOLO SINGING     Mishelina Kobaliani  (soprano), Irma Berdzenishvili (soprano), Ana kiknadze (mezzo-soprano), Sulkhan Gvelesiani  (baritone), Vladimer Lortkipanidze (tenor)

STRINGS                 Ana kalandarishvili (violin), Dimitri Ggulidze (bass), Mirian Edilashvili (viola), Mikheil Krtvelishvili (bass)

WINDS                     Dviad Shamanauri (trumpet), Shota Gogodze (clarinet), Nikoloz Charkviani (oboe)

 

 

THE BEST ACCOPMANISTS WERE AWARDED DIPLOMAS AND MONETARY PRIZES US $ 100 – 100: 

Temur Eliava (solo singing) Malkhaz Amkoladze (winds)

 Nana Leselidze (strings) Teona Mikeladze (winds)

 

 

 

SPECIAL PRIZES AND AWARDS OF THE COMPETITION:

 

 

The Prize of the Ministry of Culture of Georgia – “Musician of the Future” – Giorgi Kadagishvili’s composition “Art” – Ana Khosroshvili (violin);

The Prize of the Georgian Composers Union – to the best performer of the Georgian composer’s work – CD with recording of Georgian composers’ works, performed at the Competition – Peride  Jinjikhadze (soprano),  Maka  Borchashvili (piano), Ana Kalandarishvili, Natalia Lominadze (flute);

The Prize of the Conservatoire Grand Hall – The Prize-winners’ Concert at the Grand Hall;

The firm “KMT” prize (Kutaisi) – The Prize-winners’ concert in Kutaisi;

The Prize of the David Andguladze’s Fund – “For the high vocal art” – Mishelina Kobaliani (soprano);

The Prize of the Georgian Professional Musicians Assosiation “Aisi” – “To the Young Perspective Finalist” –Elisabed Martirosyan (soprano);

The Prize of the Fund “SOLO” – Favourite of the Audience” Teimuraz Bukhnikashvili (bassoon);

The Vanda Shiukashvili’s Prize – “For the Performing Mastership” - Pelagea Machabeli (piano);

The Prize of the Georgian Radio (musical editorial office) – “For the interesting interpretation of a classical sonata in the Second Round” – Megi Momtsemlidze (piano);

 

THE BEST OUT-OF COMPETITION PARTICIPANTS WERE AWARDED:

 

The Prize of the Embassy of China – “Musician of the Future” – Alexandre Vasadze (piano, grade IV, Tbilisi);

The Prize of the Embassy of Germany – “Musician of the Future” – Ana Khosroahvili (violin, grade VIII, Tbilisi);

The Prize of the Exhibition Centre “Expo Georgia” – “Musician of the Future” – Alexandre Vasadze (piano, grade IV, Tbilisi).

 

PIANO            

  1. VLADIMIR TROPP (Chairman, Russia)
  2. Bidzina Kvernadze 
  3. Willi Sarkisyan (Armenia)
  4. Leila Shindjiashvili
  5. Nutsa Chirakadze

SOLO-SINGING        

  1. VLADISLAV PIAVKO (Chairman, Russia)
  2. Tamar Gurgenidze 
  3. Zakharia Khurodze 
  4. Nunu Gabunua 
  5. Nana Dimitriadi

STRINGS        

  1. KONSTANTINE VARDELI (Chairman)
  2. Vazha Azarashvili 
  3. Avtandil Mamatsashvili
  4. Nodar Zhvania 
  5. Otar Chubinishvili

WOOD-WINDS        

  1. DJANSUGH  KAKHIDZE  (Chairman)
  2. Lasha Ishkhneli
  3. Joseb Kechakmadze 
  4. Aikaz Mesinian (Armenia)
  5. Giorgi Kobulashvili

OUT-OF-COMPETITION JURY
PIANO            

  1. NODAR NAKAIDZE  (Chairman)
  2. Ketevan Badridze 
  3. Svetlana  Korsantia
  4. Ketevan Chkhikvishvili 
  5. Nana Djandieri