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In September 2019, Sandro’s first album was released worldwide of solo works for piano by Rachmaninov and Prokofiev. This album was recorded for Harmonia Nova – a new collection for talented young classical musicians, produced and distributed internationally by one of the most prestigious labels in the world - Harmonia Mundi. Sandro is the winner of several international piano competitions including: Finalist of the 1st China International Music Competition (2019); Grand-Prix winner of the “Grand Piano Competition” (2016); 1st prize winner of the “Astana Piano Passion” (2015), “Sberbank-Debut” (2013), B.Dvarionas Piano Competition (2011) and “Musica Sepashvili Klavierwettbeweb” (2009). 

 

Biography

Sandro Nebieridze

Sandro Nebieridze was born on January 7, 2001 in Tbilisi, Georgia. He began to study piano at the age of 5 with Professor Lali Sanikidze and composition at the age of 9 with Professor Maka Virsaladze. Since September 2018 he is the student of Tbilisi State Conservatory, where he is studying piano, along with composition. Sandro is the winner of several international piano and composition competitions. Also participant of international festivals in Europe, Russia and Georgia. 

Sandro has also taken many prizes for musical composition including: “Best Composition of 2016” (Georgia) with his Piano Concerto N°1 in D-minor dedicated to Sergey Prokofiev; “Best Composition of Year 2017” (Georgia) with a work for piano trio entitled “The Elements”; His Piano Toccata won Grand Prize at the “Golden Key Piano Composition Competition 2018” (Vienna, Austria) and at the "O.Taktakishvili Open Competition" (Georgia).

In addition to works for solo piano, Sandro has composed The Solar System for quartet, the chamber opera Once, a piano concerto for symphonic orchestra (premiered it with Georgian Philarmonic Orchestra under the baton of Ariel Zukermann in 2016), two piano trios, a sonata for cello and piano, symphonic ballad, string quartet and a chamber ballet.

Sandro has participated in piano master classes with Arie Vardi, Elisso Virsaladze, Hans-Jurg Strub and studied composition in master classes with Joseph Bardanashvili.

Biography of Sandro Nebieridze

Sandro has performed with numerous orchestras under the batons of such conductors as Ariel Zukerman, Gianandrea Noseda, Alexander Sladkovsky, Vakhtang Machavariani, Dmitri Shestakov, Enkhe, Revaz Takidze, Mirian Khukhunaishvili, Kakhi Solomnishvili, Kurt Schmidt, Vladimir Sirenko.

Sandro is performing in more and more international festivals as a soloist, with chamber music ensemble and symphonic orchestra. Many of his own compositions are featured on the program billing. For example, Sandro performed his own works at Denis Matsuev’s festivals “Crescendo” - Perm, Yekaterinburg, in Pskov and Moscow, “Stars on Baikal” - Irkutsk, “White Lilac” in Kazan;  He also performs on the festivals in Europe, such as "Festival d’Auvers sur-Oise“ (France), “Mozart-Augsburg” and “Festspiele der Mecklenburg-Vorpommern” (Germany); “Night Serenades”, “Tsinandali Festival”,  Chamber Music Festival” (Georgia); “Kurt Schmitt and Young Talents” (Ukraine).

Achievements
Piano

 First Prize of  the competition “Musica.Sepashvili Klavierwettbeweb” (Tbilisi, Georgia, 2009);

 First Prize and Laureate of B.Dvarionas International Piano Competition (Vilnius, Lithuvenia, 2012);

 First Prize and Laureate of International Piano Competition-Festival “Sberbank-Debut” (Kiev, Ukraine, 2013);

 First Prize and Laureate of International Piano Competition-Festival “Astana Piano Passion” (Astana, Kazakhstan, 2015);

 Grand-Prix and Laureate of First International Piano Competition-Festival “Grand Piano Competition” (Moscow, Russia, 2016); 

• Finalist of the First China Music Competition (Beijing, China, 2019)

• Winner of the Contest "Tsinandali Award" (Tbilisi, Georgia, 2019)

Composition:

Sandro together with piano pieces, composed also chamber quartet “The Solar System”, chamber opera “Once” (inspired by Georgian writer J.Karchkhadze, 2014), Piano Concerto N1 in D min. with Symphony Orchestra (2014-2015), Piano Sonata N1 (2015-2016), Piano trio N1 (2016), Symphony Ballade (2017), Cello Sonata (2017), Piano Trio N2 (2018), Piano transcription of Symphony Ballade for 4 hands (2018), Piano transcription of Stravinsky's "Rite of Spring" (2018). 

• Second Prize of the competition of Georgian National Opera - Opera "Once" ( Tbilisi, Georgia, 2014);

• Winner of the Festival “FanArt” in nomination of classical composition - "Illusion", duet for saxophone and piano (Tbilisi, Georgia, 2015);

• Winner of the contest “Best composition of year 2016” – Piano Concerto N1, in D min, dedicated to S.Prokofiev (Tbilisi, Georgia, composed in 2014);

• Winner of the contest “Best composition of year 2017” – Piano Trio N1 “The Elements” (Tbilisi, Georgia, composed in 2016); 

• Winner of the “Golden Key Piano Composition Competition 2018” - Piano Toccata (Vienna, Austria, composed in 2017); 

• Winner and Grand-Prix of O.Taktakishvili Open Competition in nomination Composition - Piano Toccata (Tbilisi, Georgia, 2018

Concerts and Festivals:

• Participated in festival “Kurt Schmitt and Young Talents” with maestro Kurt Schmitt and Lughansk Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra, where Sandro performed D.Shostakovich piano concerto N2 (Lughansk, Ukraine, 2015);

• Charity concert in Hamburg and Berlin (Germany, 2015, 2016);

• Liana Isakadze International Festival “Night Serenades” (Batumi, Georgia, 2015, 2019);

• International Festival “[email protected]” (Augsburg, Germany 2014, 2015 and 2016);

• International Festival „D’Auvers sur-Oise“ (France, 2016);

• International Festival “Festspiele der Mecklenburg-Vorpommern” (Germany, 2016, 2017, 2018);

• Denis Matsuev’s International Festival “Stars on Baikal” (Irkutsk Russia, 2016);

• Solo concert where Sandro performed his own compositions too (Tbilisi, Georgia 2015);

• T.Amiredjibi International Festival (Tbilisi, Georgia, 2016);

• Premiere of Sandro’s Piano Concerto with Georgian National Symphony Orchestra and maestro Ariel Zukerman (Tbilisi, Georgia, 2016);

• Festival of the Chamber Music (Tbilisi, Georgia, 2016);

• Denis Matsuev’s Festival in Perm, where Sandro performed his piano concerto N1 with Tatarstan National Symphony Orchestra and maestro Alexander Sladkovsky (first performance in Russia, 2017);

• Opening gala-concert of 100 year anniversary of Tbilisi State Conservatoire – Rachmaninoff Rhapsody on the Theme of Paganini (Tbilisi, Georgia, 2017);

• Pachmaninoff Festival “White Lilac” in Kazan - Rachmaninoff Rhapsody on the Theme of Paganini (Kazan, Russia, 2017);

• Denis Matsuev’s Festival in Yekaterinburg, where Sandro performed his piano concerto N1 with Ural Youth Symphony Orchestra and maestro Enkhe (Yekaterinburg, Russia, 2017);

• Denis Matsuev’s Festival “Crescendo” in Pskov and Moscow, where Sandro performed his piano concerto N1 with Ural Youth Symphony Orchestra and maestro Enkhe (Russia, 2017);

• Chamber Music Festival, where Sandro performed the trio N1 "Elements"; a premiere in Georgia (Tbilisi, Georgia, 2017);

• Solo concert in the Recital Hall of the Tbilisi State Conservatoire (February 14, 2018); 

• Solo concert in Perm Philharmony Organ Hall (Perm, Russia, February 20, 2018);

• Concert Celebrating of 10 years of EIB activities in Georgia and 60 year anniversary of the European Investment Bank (Tbilisi State Conservatoire, 2018);

• Chamber Music Concert at Shwerin, where Sandro performed his piano trio N2 "The Elements: Post Scriptum - the Light and the Darlness" (Germany, August 2018);

• Chamber Music Concert in Waidenkam (Germany, August 2018);

• Solo recital at Rachmaninoff's Villa Senar (Switzerland, September 28, 2018)

• Opening ceremony of the chamber hall at Tsinandali Festival (Georgia, October 2018

• Solo recital at Kakhidze Tbilisi Center for Music and Culture (Tbilisi, November 2018-2019

• Giya Kancheli Concert, Georgian premier of "Middelheim" (Tbilisi, November 2018

• Participant of the Presentation Concert of the Tbilisi Youth Orchestra (Tbilisi, April 2019)

• Participant of the New Generation Music Festival (Tbilisi, June 2019)

• Participant of the Festival "Night Serenades" (Batumi-Tbilisi, August-September 2019

• My new CD presentation-charity concert for "Inga-Cancer Foundation (Tbilisi, October 2019)

• Premiere of my String Quartet N1 on Chamber Music Festival (Tbilisi, November 2019)

• Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto N3, with Georgian Philarmonic Orchestra (Tbilisi, December 2019)

• Premier of my Piano Concerto N2 with String Orchestra (Tbilisi, September 2020)