GIO JANIASHVILI

   

 

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2019

The cycle of works - For piano / or pitched percussion. Duration: variable

"__________" - For piano. Duration: variable

tomorrow you should like something else - For text. Duration: variable


2017

THE SEDUCTION OF EUROPA - For flute and electronics. Duration: 44' 00
The Tank (New York, 2018) - Flute: Laura Falzon.

THE RENDEZVOUS OF FRIENDS - THE FRIENDS BECOME FLOWERS - For string orchestra. Duration: 13' 00

2016

"__________" - For large orchestra. Duration: 14' 00

"__________" - For piano. Duration: 12' 00


2015

"__________" - For cello, percussion and sound. Duration: 18' 30

"__________" - For piano and sound. Duration: 07' 15


2014

MUFFLING FOG - AFTER MARTIN HEIDEGGER - The multimedia concert for live piano/pianist, sound and video art. Duration: 45' 00
Either/OR Ensemble's 10th Annual Spring Festival of Contemporary Music at Speyer Hall, University Settlement - Piano: Taka Kigawa (New York, 2015).
Festival Tbilisi 2014: Contemporary Music Evenings at Tbilisi State Conservatoire Chamber Hall - Piano: Jemal Tavadze (Tbilisi, 2014).

WAITING FOR… – For string quartet (2015) / or for viola quartet (2014). Duration: 12' 30
The version for Viola Quartet: 21st Century Classical Music, a concert curated by Rivka Golani at The Chapel of Old Royal Naval College (London, 2015).
The version for String Quartet at Tsinandali Award 2017 concert at the Grand Hall of Tbilisi State Conservatoire (Tbilisi, 2015).

FUNERAL MUSIC - For alto flute, oboe, Bb clarinet, bass clarinet, vibraphone, 2 violins, viola, cello and sound tape. Duration: 16’ 00

THREE MINIATURES FOR STRING QUARTET – For string quartet. Duration: 03’ 40


2013

LIFE IS REAL ONLY THEN, WHEN I AM - The Multimedia Music-Theatre/Opera/Performance for baritone, flute, trombone, cello, piano, video projection, sound, lighting. Duration: 42' 00
Blackheath Halls (London, 2013) - Direction: Gio Janiashvili; baritone: Nicolas SImeha; flute: Jenni Hogan; trombone: Jon Heeley; cello: Austen Scully; piano: Maria Nemtsova.

THE ANTIGONE PROJECT: AFTER SOPHOCLES:

RITUAL AFTER ANTIGONE - For six voices and live electronics. Duration: 04'15 minutes
Soundactivism017 at Ohrenhoch, der Geräuschladen (Berlin, 2017).

AFTER ANTIGONE  - For voice, live electronics, electronic and concrete sounds. Duration: 05' 08 
King Charles Court, Old Royal Naval College, Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance (London, 2013).

DEMONSTRATION FOR SIX GROUPS - The musical performance for a 'leader' with megaphone and unspecified number of musicians with unspecified instruments in six groups surrounding the audience. Duration: 05' 00
Fourth Plinth: Contemporary Monument at The Institute of Contemporary Arts (London, 2013).

WORLD: A SONG OF UNGAR - For tenor, string orchestra and tape. Duration: 06' 45

THE PIANO BOOK – For piano. Duration. 12' 00

PRELUDE I FOR PREPARED PIANO – For prepared piano. Duration: 02' 53

PRELUDE II FOR PREPARED PIANO – For prepared piano. Duration: 02' 04


2012

TRIPTYCH: INVOCATION, INFINITY OF SPACE, EK-STASIS - The total duration is 70 minutes:

INVOCATION- For piano. Duration: 17' 30
Blackheath Halls (London, 2012);  SPECTRUM (New York City, 2014).

INFINITY OF SPACE – Sound composition / installation. Quadraphonic sound. Duration: 19' 00
Blackheath Halls (London, 2012); SPECTRUM (New York City, 2014).

EK-STASIS – For piano. Duration: 32' 30
SPECTRUM (New York City, 2014).

HALLUCINATION: AFTER ALBAN BERG – For flute, Bb clarinet, piano, violin, cello. Duration: 06' 45

ENERGETICA - For trumpet and electronics. Duration: 05’ 37
Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance (London, 2012).

GiO JANIASHVILI TECHNOMORPHIC ENSEMBLE - Piano, contrabass, contrabass, drums, electronics:

SOLAR BEAT - Duration: 05' 30

FLOWING INTO HALLUCINATION - Duration: 03' 10

ANATOMIC - Duration: 06'00

4TH WAY - Duration: 06' 00

CITY LIFE - Duration: 04'30


2011

MR. BEDBUG IS WALKING DOWN THE STREET – For large orchestra and performer/narrator with megaphone. Text by Vladimir Mayakovsky. Duration: 05' 00 
Workshopped by Trinity laban Symphony Orchestra conducted by Jonathan Tilbrook at Blackheath Halls (London, 2011); performance by Georgian Philharmonic Orchestra and G. Janiashvili (Megaphone) at Tsinandal Awards at the club Bassiani (Tbilisi, 2015). Broadcasted nationally in Georgia by IMEDI TV Channel.

CAUCASIAN ORNAMENT- Dedicated to Diego Ghymers – For piano. Duration: 08’ 35
Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance - Piano: Diego Ghymers (London, 2011).

LULLABY Art Score - For piano. Duration: 01' 00
Exhibited at the Frankfurter Buchmesse (Frankfurt, 2018). Published by PWN (Warsaw, 2018). Premiered at the St. Lawrence Jewry (London, 2011). Commionsed by the City Lit London and the Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance (London, 2011).

TRANSCEDENTAL PERFORMANCE: PRELUDE AND CHANT – Semi-improvised performance consisting of works: Prelude for cello and electronics and Chant for soprano saxophone and electronics. Total Duration: approx. 11' 30
Trinity Laban Consevatoire of Music and Dance (London, 2011) - Cello: Austen Scully; Bb clarinet: Will Scott; direction, electronics: Gio Janiashvili.  

PRELUDE – For cello and live electronics. Duration: 03’ 52
Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance (London, 2011) -TRANSCEDENTAL PERFORMANCE by G. Janiashvili - Cello: Austen Scully, electronics: G. Janiashvili.

CHANT – For soprano saxophone, tape and live electronics. Duration: 05’ 35
Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance (London, 2011) - Saxophone: Gerard McChrystal; Electronics: G. Janiashvili.

CHANT: Improvisational Performance - Soprano saxophone, duduk, electronics. Duration: variable / approx 22' 00
Institute of Contemporary Arts (London, 2013) - Saxophone: Will Scott; Duduk, electronics: Gio Janiashvili;
Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance (London, 2011) Transcedental Performance - Cello: Austen Scully, electronics: G. Janiashvili.

BEYOND ZONA (Dedicated to Andrey Tarkovsky) – For piano and tape. Duration: 04’ 56
Trinity Laban Conservaotire of Music and Dance (London, 2011) - Piano: Chi-Ling Lok.

TO THOSE PINK PEACHES – For SATB Chorus. Text by Galakation Tabidze. Duration: 04’00
Workshopped by London COMA Voices at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance (London,2011). Commissioned by London COMA Voices.

PERFORMANCE FOR PIANO & MEGAPHONE (2011) – The improvisation for piano, voice and megaphone. Duration: Variable
Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance (London, 2011) - Performer: Gio Janiashvili.

NOSTALGIA – For orchestra. Duration: 07' 00


2010

io io - commissioned by Rivka Golani – For solo viola, flute, bass clarinet, crotales, violin, 
cello, tape and live electronics. Duration: 09’ 50
Blackheath Halls - Solo viola: Rivka Golani, Trinity Laban Sinfonietta conducted by Nic Pendlebury (London, 2010).

TRANSFORMATION: Performance Art for Pianist - For amplified piano (with optional tape and lighting). Duration: 08' 00
To Diego! The international Festival of Music and Artistic Research (Sala Clemente, Valencia, 2018) - piano: Vanesa Santanach; John Halford Competition, Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance (London, 2010) - piano: Diego Ghymers.

STRING QUARTET - QUASI VARIATIONS IN THREE MOVEMENTS - For string quartet (III movement with optional tape).
II Movement dedicated to Anton Webern. Duration: 13' 00 / with tape: 15’ 40

ANGEL IN A DREAM - For harp, tape and live electronics. Duration: 5' 30
World Premire: Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dnace (London, 2010) - Harp: Verity Thirkettle; electronics: Gio Janiashvili.

COMPOSITION FOR CHAMBER ENSEMBLE – For flute, oboe, Bb clarinet, b. clarinet, 
perc., 2 violins, viola, cello, contrabass. Duration: 10’
00
Workshopped by Trinity Laban Contemporary Music Group, conducted by Gregory Rose at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance (London, 2010).

ABSTRACTION – For piano. Duration: 01' 40
 
 



2009

UPATRONO URO: THE HAMMER WITHOUT A MASTER– For piano and electronics. Duration 21’ 00

Theatre Shunt, (London, 2009), Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance (London, 2010) - Piano: Diego Ghymers; electronics: G. Janiashvili.
Tbilisi State Conservatoire Grand Hall (Tbilisi, 2009) - Piano: Jemal Tavadze; electronics: G. Janiashvili.

DREAMING - For piano and sound. Duration: 08' 00

PRAYER - For amplified voice or taped voice and piano. Duration: 07' 15


2008

TOCCATA - For piano. Duration: 04’ 00
St Lawrence Jewry (London, 2012), Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance (London, 2012) - piano: Konstantin Gensitkiy .
Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance (London, 2012) - piano: Maria Nemstova
Festival Tbilisi 2008: Contemporary Music Evenings at the Chamber Hall of Tbilisi State Conservatoire (Tbilisi, 2008), The Grand Hall of Tbilisi State Conservatoire (Tbilisi, 2008) - piano: Giorgi Mikadze.

SOMETHING IS WRONG - For piano and sound. Duration: 05’ 40


MR. IDIOT IS TALKING ON TV – For trumpet, piano, electric bass, timpani, 6 percussionists and sound. Duration: 02' 00

ABSTRACTION – For viola and piano. Duration: 03' 00

WHISPERING – For Bb clarinet and live electronics. Duration: 04' 30.

WINTER, SANTA, PARENTS, CHILDREN AND FRIENDS – For bassoon, Bb trumpet, tubular bells, cello, contrabass. Duration: 05' 45


2007

FROM THE WINDOWS - For piano. Duration: 02’ 20
St Lawrence Jewry (London, 2012), Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance (London, 2012) - piano: Konstantin Gensitkiy .
Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance (London, 2012) - piano: Maria Nemstova
Festival Tbilisi 2008: Contemporary Music Evenings at the Chamber Hall of Tbilisi State Conservatoire (Tbilisi, 2008) - piano: Giorgi Mikadze.

SEVDA - For piano. Duration: 02' 00

THERE IS CHAOS IN THE CITY - For violin, glockenspiel and percussion. Duration: 05’ 00

CHILD'S WALK - For flute and tape. Duration: 04’ 13

MOGONEBA (in Eng: REMEMBERING) – For strings, synthesizer and electronic perc. Duration: 05’ 00


2006

UNTITLED – For string Quartet. Duration: 03' 31

MILITARY SPACE – For trumpet, saxophone, bass clarinet, drum set and tape. Duration: 02' 50

MOOD – For flute, bass clarinet, bass guitar, electric piano, synthesizer, drums. Duration: 05' 22

 

 

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