Georgy Tchaidze possesses “fine sensibility and perfectly honed technique” according to The Telegraph in its review of the young Russian pianist’s Wigmore Hall debut.
Since becoming 1st Prize Laureate of Honens International Piano Competition in 2009, Tchaidze has performed throughout Europe, North America and Asia to great acclaim, including debuts at Berlin’s Konzerthaus, Glenn Gould Studio in Toronto, Het Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, National Centre for the Performing Arts in Beijing, Oriental Arts Centre in Shanghai and Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall in New York, and at festivals including Canada’s Toronto Summer Music, Ottawa International Chamber Music, Germany's Kissinger Sommer, Young Euro Classic, Switzerland's Verbier, Septembre Musicale, Norway's Lofoten International Piano, Festspiellene i Nord-Norge and France’s Piano aux Jacobins.
His performance of Rachmaninov’s second piano concerto with Canada’s National Arts Centre Orchestra with Pinchas Zukerman was met with praise: “commendable clarity ... unusually powerful for a performance of so little ostentation” (Ottawa Citizen). He was also invited to perform for the Governor General of Canada at the special invitation of The Glenn Gould Foundation.
In the summer 2015 Georgy Tchaidze was awarded 1st Prize at the 4th Top of the World International Piano Competition in Tromso, Norway and then asked to replace Sir Andras Schiff with his perfromances at the Lofoten International Chamber Music Festival.
Tchaidze’s reputation as a sensitive collaborative pianist is blossoming. He tours regularly with Canada’s Cecilia String Quartet and performed with the esteemed Borodin Quartet in 2013. The Calgary Herald wrote about his performance with the Borodin Quartet: “Tchaidze was magnificent, matching the experienced string players note for note to produce a performance of rare beauty and musical conviction.”
Tchaidze has three recordings on the Honens label: a live recording with Cecilia String Quartet, an all-Schubert album and a disc of works by Medtner, Mussorgsky and Prokofiev.
Tchaidze lives in Berlin.
March 2016. Please discard any previously dated materials.