Lizi Ramishvili
Cellist

Lizi Ramishvili was born in Tbilisi, Georgia (1997). She began studying cello at the age of 7 and gave her first concert when she was only 8. She studied at Paliashvili Central Music School with Tamara Gabarashvili and continued her studies at the Pre-College of the Kronberg Academy with Frans Helmerson. Later on, she furthered her studies at the Haute Ecole de Musique de Geneve-Neuchatel. In 2017, she moved in Spain for studying with Prof. Jens Peter Maintz at the Reina Sofia School of Music, where she was granted a scholarship by Fundación Albéniz.


 


Lizi Ramishvili received the 1st prize and Golden Nutcracker at the Nutcracker International TV Competition in Russia, and the Grand Prize at the Renaissance International Competition in Armenia. She was also the winner of the national final for Eurovision Young Musicians Competition and took part on the international final. In 2017, she received the Zhvania Tsinandali Award for Young Scientists and Artists, and she obtained Rostropovich, Miaskovki, and Boris Pergamenschikov’s full scholarships. 



 

Lizi Ramishvili has appeared at Carnegie Hall, Berlin’s Konzerthaus and leading international festivals, such as Rheingau Music Festival, Ruhr Klavier Festival, Musica Mundi, Young Euro Classic Festival, Kronberg Academy Festival-Masterclasses, Energy for Life, Arpeggione, Peregrinos Musicales, Al Bustan, International Rostropovich, Winter Festival, and Moscow Meets Friends. 


 

She performed with: Ivry Gitlis, Yuri Bashmet, Renaud Capucon, Khatia Buniatishvili,  Gvantsa Buniatishvili, Kazuki Yamada, Pietari Inkinen and many others.



 

She has appeared with orchestras such as the the Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern, Real Filharmonía de Galicia, Arpeggione Hohenems Chamber Orchestra, Tbilisi Symphony Orchestra, Georgian Philharmonic Orchestra, National Chamber Orchestra of Armenia, National Symphony Orchestra of Azerbaijan, Novaya Rossiya State Symphony Orchestra, and Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of such conductors as Yuri Bashmet, Benjamin Shwartz, Kazuki Yamada, and Saulius Sondeckis. 

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