Lizi Ramishvili

Cellist

Biography

Lizi Ramishvili was born in Georgia in 1997. She began studying cello at the age of 7 and gave her first concert when she was only 8. 

 

She studied at Paliashvili Central Music School with Tamara Gabarashvili and continued her studies at the Pre-College of the Kronberg Academy with Frans Helmerson. Later on, she furthered her studies at the Haute Ecole de Musique de Geneve-Neuchatel, and she currently studies with Jens Peter Maintz in the Cello Chair at the Reina Sofía School of Music in Madrid. 

 

She has been granted Fundación Albéniz tuition and accommodation scholarships. She received the first prize and Golden Nutcracker in the Nutcracker International TV Competition in Russia, and the Grand Prize in the Renaissance International Competition in Armenia. She was also the winner of the national final for Eurovision Young Musicians Competition and took part on the international final. 

 

In 2017, she was awarded the Zhvania Tsinandali Award for Young Scientists and Artists, and she successfully earned Rostropovich, Miaskovki, and Boris Pergamenschikov’s full scholarships. In 2013, she made her U.S. debut, and three years later, she returned to perform at Carnegie Hall. 

 

She was recently broadcasted live while performing a concert at Berlin’s Konzerthaus. She has taken part in many international festivals, such as Rheingau Music Festival, Ruhr Klavier Festival, Musica Mundi, Young Euro Classic Festival, Kronberg Academy Festival-Masterclasses, Energy for Life, Arpeggione, Peregrinos Musicales, Al Bustan, International Rostropovich, Winter Festival, and Moscow Meets Friends. 

 

Chamber music concert with Khatia and Gvantsa Buniatishvili at Schloss Elmau. 

 

Additionally, she has performed with orchestras such as the Real Filharmonía de Galicia, Arpeggione Hohenems Chamber Orchestra, Tbilisi Symphony Orchestra, Georgian State Opera Orchestra, National Chamber Orchestra of Armenia, National Symphony Orchestra of Azerbaijan, Novaya Rossiya State Symphony Orchestra, and Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra; under the baton of maestros such Yuri Bashmet, Benjamin Shwartz, Kazuki Yamada, and Saulius Sondeckis. As a student of the Reina Sofía School, she is currently member of the Deloitte Mozart Trio.