Levan Tskhadadze, clarinet

Maurice Lammerts van Bueren, piano


PROGRAM

PROGRAMMA

"SWING!"


Carl Maria von Weber Grand Duo Concertant 


Joseph Horovitz  Sonata for clarinet and piano


George Gershwin Promenade - walking the dog


Samuel Barber Blues (piano solo)


George Gershwin / Frédéric Cellier  Rhapsody in Blue


LEVAN TSKHADADZE, clarinet

Founder and Artistic Director of the Tbilisi Wind Festival, Georgian clarinetist Levan Tskhadadze is considered as one of the leading musicians of his generation. Levan is a passionate chamber musician and performed with such artists and ensembles as Radovan Vladkovic, Sergio Azzolini, Maurice Bourgue, Georgian State Quartet, Doric Quartet, Quatour Arod, Ruysdael Quartet, Salzburg Chamber Soloists and many others. 

​As a soloist and conductor, Levan is permanently collaborating with Georgian orchestras. He is founder of many educational projects in his home country. Levan is regularly invited as a guest teacher at the Tbilisi Conservatory.

He gave master classes in Krakow Music Academy, Yerevan State Conservatory and at Festspiele Immling. 

Levan Tskhadadze is regularly active as an author of many articles. His research columns about music and culture were published in different magazines and books, such as “Tabula” and “Memories of Tiflis”.
Levan also gave public lectures on Georgian Television. 

​In 2013 Levan Tskhadadze formed a duo with a Dutch Music Award winner, guitarist, Izhar Elias, with whom he recently released a CD Album “Carrousel”.

In 2017 he recorded another CD "Ganymed" as a conductor of his own transcriptions of Schubert songs with the singer Corinna Ruba and Georgian Sinfonietta. 

His recordings and interviews are regularly broadcasted in European radio and TV stations. 

LEVAN TSKHADADZE, klarinet

Klarinettist Levan Tskhadadze is een van de vele bijzondere musici die Georgië rijk is. Hij is een gepassioneerd kamermusicus en werkte samen met mensen en ensembles als Radovan Vladkovic, Sergio Azzolini, Maurice Bourgue, Georgian State Quartet, Doric Quartet, Quatour Arod en de Salzburg Chamber Soloists. Sinds 2013 vormt hij tevens een duo met Nederlandse Muziekprijswinnaar Izhar Elias.

Als solist en dirigent werkt Levan veel met orkesten uit zijn thuisland Georgië en ontwikkelt hij daar vele educatieprojecten voor de volgende generatie. Daarnaast is hij auteur van vele musicologische artikelen in zowel Georgische als internationale vakbladen.

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