That a celebration of classical music takes place at Tsinandali Palace is no coincidence. The former residence of the influential Chavchavadze family was famous for hosting art evenings attended by some of the most outstanding musicians, poets, and writers of early 19th century Europe and Russia.
For a number of days each autumn, musicians and lovers of fine music gather here for a feast of orchestral, chamber, row, and operatic performance. Over the years, acclaimed musicians such as Liza Batiashvili, Nino Gvetadze, Ketevan Kemoklidze, Yuja Wang, Martha Argerich, Nelson Goerner, Thomas Hampson, Sir András Schiff, Lahav Shani, and more have attended the festival.
The musical director of the Tsinandali International Classical Music Festival is the world-class maestro Gianandrea Noseda.
A music hall with room for an audience of 900, a library, and a hotel have been built in the gardens of Tsinandali Palace for the festival. Nearby, you’ll find a restaurant and a wine hall with a unique collection of wines.
Nothing can compare with the power of live performance and classical music, especially when those divine melodies are heard in an aristocratic palace and its beautiful gardens.