Critics have praised Tamara’s “effortless technique,” “fetching temperament” and “unusual ability to communicate in a unique way with her audience.”
The Georgian pianist Tamara Kordzadze was introduced to the piano at an early age and her extraordinary talent had been already recognized while she was still very young. From a very early age, live concerts broadcast on TV and radio, as well as numerous appearances in newspapers, made Tamara Kordzadze famous not only in Georgia, but also throughout Europe. Since the age of six, she has been giving annual concerts – both as a recitalist and as a soloist – with various orchestras and has performed in concert halls such as Carnegie Hall, Grand Teatre del Liceu, Tonhalle Zurich, Paleis Het Loo and in many European countries, the USA, Asia, Russia and Georgia. She currently lives and works in Zurich, Switzerland.
Tamara has been distinguished and has won prizes at numerous national and international piano competitions. She was also awarded as “the best performer of a classical sonata” in Greece, “the best performer of a Debussy prelude” in Portugal, “the special critics prize” in Italy, “Nicati-de Luze prise” as well as at the “Landolt Competition” in Switzerland. Moreover, she has received several prestigious scholarships: an honorary prize awarded annually to talented young Georgians by the President of Georgia, Eduard Shevardnadze; The Stanislav Neuhaus Foundation, and the charity program “New Names” in Moscow.
After studying in Tbilisi, Georgia with Prof. Dodo Tsintsadze and Prof. Manana Doidjashvili, she continued her studies at the Zurich University of The Arts with Prof. Konstantin Scherbakov. During this period she completed her education as a pianist with master classes given by Dimitri Bashkirov, Eliso Virsaladze, Paul Badura-Skoda, Rudolf Buchbinder, and Vladimir Kreinev.
Apart from her activities as a solo pianist, Tamara Kordzadze is also founder and president of Association „Unite Classics“ – that aims to support and challenge young artists throughout the world and “Vivace” – an association that promotes and supports musically talented children and adults in Georgia.
In addition, Tamara Kordzadze endows others with her diversified experiences as a Solo Pianist, as well as in chamber music master by teaching at variety of master classes. Furthermore, she is a jury member at several international competitions. Tamara Kordzadze is teaching at the Zurich Conservatory and her piano class counts over 37 Prizewinners of international and national piano competitions.