For our October Concerts we welcome Georgian pianist, Dudana Mazmanishvili.
All concerts will take place in the auditorium at Os Agostos. Doors will open at 6.00pm and the concert will begin at 7.00pm.
There will be wine, fruit juices and canapés available for self-service. Entry donation is €30.00 per person for guests and non-members payable in advance by bank transfer.
Dudana Mazmanishvili was born in Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia, in 1980. She received her first piano lesson from her mother when she was just 3. Three years later Dudana was accepted into Tbilisi’s Central Music School for Children and then continued her music studies at Munich’s Hochshule’ and later in New York’s Mannes School of Music.
In performances of concert and recital works by Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, Liszt, Prokofiev and Schumann Dudana’s lyrical gifts and exceptional virtuosity have won critical acclaim around the world. Dudana’s Carnegie Hall debut in a recital that critic Harris Goldsmith described as “staggeringly virtuosic and powerful” by the Classical Music Review.
Between 2013-18 Dudana shared her musical career with her mission as cultural attaché promoting Georgia’s rich culture and historic roots. In 2018 she was named a member of the European Cultural Parliament.
Dudana’s debut recital CD of works by Bach, Busoni, Liszt and Rachmaninoff was recorded by Bavarian Radio. Her newly published CD of works by Schumann is receiving widespread critical acclaim. Last year she gave her debut at the Berliner Philharmonie at Hamburg’s Elbphilharmonie and the Konzerthaus Berlin performing Beethoven’s Concerto No. 3.
Dudana is the founder of the Tbilisi Piano Festival.