George Tchitchinadze

Artistic Director of the Orchestra of the Polish Baltic Philharmonic in Gdansk. Maestro Tchitchinadze is one of the most beloved artists in Georgia. He has won both public and critical acclaim thanks to his brilliant music skills coupled with personal charisma and his warm and sensitive way of communicating with musicians and audience.

Mr Tchitchinadze started his career as an opera conductor in 1998, when he conducted the Gala Concert at the International Opera Festival in Tbilisi, Georgia. Nowadays he teaches conducting at the Tbilisi State Conservatory and leads the Opera department.

Mr Tchichinadze has been successfully conducting several Polish Orchestras like the Polish Symfonic Iuventus Orchestra, the Polish Baltic Philharmonic Gdansk, the Sinfonia Varsovia and the Wroclaw Philharmonic Orchestra. He recently conducted Christmas-New Years concerts with the Georgian Kammerorchester in Ingolstadt-Germany and with the Wroclaw Philharmonic where he is a regular guest. He toured Israel with the Tbilisi Opera and Ballet State Theatre in Jerusalem, Quiriat Haim, Herzelia, Rishon LeZion. He conducted the Lithuanian National Philharmonic Orchestra in Vilnius and the Lithuanian National Chamber Orchestra and the Azerbaijan State Symphony Orchestra as well as the Syrian National Symphony Orchestra in Damascus.He has conducted operas for the Tbilisi Opera and Ballet State Theatre, such as: Aida, Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci and Mozart’s Don Giovanni. He also conducted Saint Christopher Chamber Orchestra at the International Music Festival “Alternative” in Vilnius, Lithuania. And was Music Director of the International Music Festival in Saga, Japan, where he conducted the famous St. Petersburg Orchestra of the State Hermitage Museum.

George Tchitchinadze conducted the Dutch Radio Philharmonic Orchestra and Netherlands Symphony Orchestra in Enschede. Maestro Tchitchinadze has been working with Sinfonia Varsovia in Warsaw, Bilbao, Minsk, Japan and made his debut in La Roque d' Antheron in August 2010 with them. La Tribune de Genève August 2010 wrote; “After the interval, Sinfonia Varsovia, in extremely good shape and with a beautiful homogeneous sound all groups well balanced, fascinated in a majestueus convincing interpretation of Beethoven's 5th Symfony. The inspiring Georgian conductor George Tchichinadze, precise, efficient and very musical, bringing success from beginning to end. An ongoing ovation made them repeat the final part giving this memorable evening a rich ending!”

“A remarkable performance, sensitively reacting to the precise gesture of Tchichinadze, which had the power to reunite the audience”.