Lisa Batiashvili to perform Finnish and UK premieres of Hillborg’s Violin Concerto No. 2

Lisa Batiashvili performs the Finnish and UK premieres of Hillborg’s Violin Concerto No.2 this month, after giving the world premiere in October 2016. Lisa will present the Finnish premiere on 24 November at the...

Cultural Diplomacy

Lisa Batiashvili, this season’s Artist in Residence with Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, speaks up for music’s power to heal divisions and unite.  Critically acclaimed violinist’s latest Deutsche Grammophon album with Chamber Orchestra of...

Estonian Festival Orchestra makes touring debut with Paavo Järvi

In August, the Estonian Festival Orchestra will make its touring debut, performing in neighbouring countries around the Baltic coast and at Scandinavia’s most renowned festivals, together with Paavo Järvi and soloists Lisa Batiashvili and Ksenija Sidorova. The...

Festival Concerts in Europe

Lisa Batiashvili performs Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto in D Major on two Festival Concerts this summer with Paavo Järvi and the Estonian Festival Orchestra. They present a programme, which also includes Nielsen’s Aladdin Suite and Shostakovich’s Symphony No....

Lisa Batiashvili performs Sibelius’ violin Concerto at BBC Proms

Lisa Batiashvili performs Sibelius’ Violin Concerto at the BBC Proms with Daniel Barenboim and the Staatskapelle Berlin (15 July). In an interview with the BBC Proms, Lisa commented: “I recently recorded [the concerto] with the Staatskapelle Berlin...

Lisa Batiashvili nominated for 2017 Gramophone Artist of the Year Award

Visit gramophone.co.uk to place your vote today! “Two of the great violin concertos came courtesy of Lisa Batiashvili this year, in performances of enormous maturity and originality: supported by Daniel Barenboim’s fine Staatskapelle Berlin...

Violinist Lisa Batiashvili, cellist Gautier Capuçon set for Tbilisi concert for disabled kids

Award-winning Georgian violinist Lisa Batiashvili and celebrated French cellist Gautier Capuçon will perform in Tbilisi in a concert for the benefit of children with disabilities later this week. The two artists will join the...

Lisa Batiashvili returns to the London Symphony Orchestra

Lisa Batiashvili performs Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No.1 with the London Symphony Orchestra at London’s Barbican Centre on 4 June. This performance marks Lisa’s first collaboration with LSO Conductor Laureate Michael Tilson Thomas. Returning to London for the...

Critical acclaim for Lisa Batiashvili’s Tchaikovsky and Sibelius’ Violin Concertos Album

Lisa Batiashvili’s latest album – featuring Tchaikovsky and Sibelius’ Violin Concertos with Daniel Barenboim and Staatskapelle Berlin – is receiving superb response, including 5-star reviews from publications like BBC Music Magazine and The Guardian. Gramophone Magazine named it ‘Record...

Sarah’s Music – Lisa Batiashvili in the Pierre Boulez Saal

Sarah Willis meets star violinist Lisa Batiashvili preparing for her first performance in the Pierre Boulez Saal in Berlin and top concert hall acoustician Yasuhisa Toyota reveals how to create such a perfect acoustic....