On September 8-22, Tsinandali Classical Music International Festival will be held in Tsinandali historical estate.
Festival will host world preannounced stars. The musical director of the festival is maestro Gianandrea Noseda, today’s one of the most famous and prominent conductors. In the frame of the festival musical academy will be founded, which will host young musicians every year.
Also within the Tsinandali festival, PAN-Caucasian youth orchestra (PAN CAUCASIAN YOUTH ORCHESTRA, PCYO) will be created. Talented young artists were selected during auditions led in 6 countries. The orchestra will be granted the status of main orchestra of Tsinandali Festival. It has been several days that the youth orchestra is in Tsinandali estate conducting rehearsals.
World-famous musicians will be featured in Tsinandali Festival: Lisa Batiashvili, Yuja Wang, Thomas Hampson, Sir Andras Schiff, Mischa Maisky. Fazil Say, Renaud Capucon, etc. The very first festival day will be opened with the second symphony of Gustav Mahler, Gianandrea Noseda will conduct the concert.
The International Classical Music Festival will be held in September every year. Tsinandali Festival was founded with the joint efforts of the government of Georgia and Silk Road Group.
The founders are Martin Engstroem, Founder of Verbier Festival, Avi Shoshan, Secretary-General of Israel Philharmonic orchestra and Giorgi Ramishvili, Founder of Silk Road Group. The General Director of the festival is Davit Sakvarelidze.
During 15 days up to 40 orchestra, chamber and solo concerts will be held in the amphitheater, accommodating 1200 persons and in chamber music hall, accommodating 600 persons, which was built especially for the event.
Also for the Festival and musicians, a new hotel (PARK HOTEL) has been opened in Tsinandali complex, nearby the museum territory. The very first guests of the hotel are musicians of Pan Caucasian Orchestra. The hotel has 70 rooms. As the rooms located on the ground floor are meant for the musical academy, they will be equipped with musical instruments.
After the festival is finished, the hotel will be welcoming any guest whether for leisure or for organizing different events. “Park Hotel” will be a relatively low budget hotel, compared to the premium class hotel “Radisson Collection Tsinandali”, opened in Autumn. “Silk Road Group” invested around 4 million dollars in the construction of this new hotel.
In connection with the start of Pan Caucasian Orchestra’s official work and opening of a new hotel, there will be held a press conference by the founders of Tsinandali Festival and representatives of Silk Road Group on September 5th at 13:00.