Eliso Virsaladze was born in Tbilisi, Georgian SSR. Her father Constantine and her grandfather Spiridon were prominent physician. She received her first piano lessons at the age of 8 from her grandmother, Anastasia Virsaladze, a well-known music teacher and pianist in her hometown. She graduated from the Tbilisi State Conservatory, and continued her education as a postgraduate student at the Moscow Conservatory. She studied with Yakov Zak and Heinrich Neuhaus. She won the third prize in the prestigious International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow in 1962 and the first prize in the Robert Schumann International Competition in Zwickau in 1966.
The program at Malibran theater includes:
- Wolfang Amadeus Mozart: Fantasia K396, 9 Variations on «Lison dormait», K 264
- Fryderyk Chopin: Mazurkas Op. 30 No. 4, Op. 33 No. 2, Ballade No. 2 Op. 38
- Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Fantasia K 475 – Sonata K457
- Fryderyk Chopin: Nocturnes Op. 27 No. 1 – No. 2, Ballade No. 3 Op. 47
Location: Malibran theater, Venice
Schedule: November 19, 2021