Born in Batumi, Georgia in 1987, this Georgian-French pianist began piano lessons at the age of three. At six, she gave her first concert with the Tbilisi Chamber Orchestra and by the ago of 10 was already performing abroad. She studied in Tiflis and Vienna and for many years has been performing with orchestras such as the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the BBC and London Symphony Orchestras, the NHK Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestre de Paris, the Filarmonica della Scala and the Vienna Philharmonic as well as with many other top-class ensembles. She is also a regular guest performer at major festivals and in renowned concert halls across the world.
Following her Carnegie Hall debut in 2008, she gave concerts at the BBC Proms, the Salzburg Festival, the Menuhin Festival Gstaad and with the Progetto Martha Argerich in Lugano. In addition, Khatia Buniatishvili has worked with renowned conductors such as Zubin Mehta, Plácido Domingo, Kent Nagano and Vladimir Ashkenazy as well as many others. As a recitalist, this pianist has appeared in many of the world’s major concert halls including the Royal Festival Hall London, the Musikverein in Vienna, the Concertgebouw Amsterdam and the Tonhalle Zürich.
Her latest CD with Sony Classical – ›Labyrinth‹ – was released in October 2020. In 2016 and 2012 she was awarded an Echo Klassik.