GIO JANIASHVILI    

 

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The practice of the composer Gio (Giorgi) Janiashvili ranges from solo, chamber, vocal, orchestral, and electronic music to music-theatre/opera, multimedia performance, film/video, sound art, and installation art. He has staged concerts, multimedia performances, and installations worldwide.

His works have been performed and exhibited at institutions such as Southbank Centre, The Institute of Contemporary Arts London, Laban Theatre, The Royal Observatory of Greenwich, Blackheath Halls, Abrons Arts Centre NYC, The Tank NYC, The National Gallery in Prague, Ministry of Culture Czech Republic, Messe Frankfurt, Prisco Haus Munich, Sala Clemente Valencia, Georgian National Museum - The National Gallery, Museum of Georgia, Tbilisi History Museum, Tbilisi State Conservatoire, etc. He was commissioned for the 12th Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space, Frankfurter Buchmesse, Surrogate Cities Exploded!, Impossible Brilliance: The Music of Conlon Nancarrow, Festival Harmony of the Spheres; from a violist Rivka Golani, CoMA Voices, City Lit London, the Goethe-Institut, Polish National Institute, etc.

Gio Janiashvili was born in Tbilisi, Georgia. He is a permanent resident of the United States and is based in New York City. He holds a bachelor's degree and a master’s degree in composition from the Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in London, UK. He is a recipient of The Leverhulme Trust Scholarship, The Beatrice Taylor Scholarship, The Ludwig Labell Scholarship, The Trinity Laban Scholarship, The TCL Scholarship, The Vivian Prindle Outreach Prize, etc. He has given seminars at Berklee College of Music in Boston and Trinity Laban in London.

 

 


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