GIO JANIASHVILI

 



 

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Gio (Giorgi) Janiashvili is a composer, whose creative output spans solo, chamber, vocal, orchestral and electronic music; multimedia concert and music-theatre; sound, video, performance and installation art.

He staged concerts, multimedia performances and installations worldwide. His works were presented at the following concert venues, museums, galleries, and theatres: Abrons Arts Centre, University Settlement, Spectrum, ShapeShifter Lab, Secret Project Robot (New York City); South Bank Centre, Institute of Contemporary Arts, Laban Theatre, Royal Observatory, Blackheath Halls, Chapel of King Charles Court, Shunt, St. Lawrence Jewry, Trinity Laban (London); Veletržní Palace, Nostitz Palace (Prague); Ohrenhoch, der Geräuschladen  (Berlin); PAD (Mainz); Alte Brauerei Stegen (Munich); Georgian National Museum – S. Janashia Museum of Georgia, D. Shevardnadze National Gallery, National Music Centre, Tbilisi History Museum, Marjanishvili Theatre, Tbilisi State Conservatoire (Tbilisi); and etc.

He is a recipient of commissions for the Georgian National Exhibition at the Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space 2011; from a violist Rivka Golani; COMA Voices; Goethe-Institut; etc. His works were presented at the festivals: Either/Or Ensemble’s 10th Annual Spring Festival of Contemporary Music, New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival, Surrogate Cities Exploded!, Impossible Brilliance, Harmony of the Spheres, Performance Art Depot, Tbilisi Contemporary Music Evenings, and etc. He has worked with Either/Or Ensemble (Taka Kigawa), Trinity Laban Sinfonietta (Nic Pendlebury), Trinity Laban Symphony Orchestra (Jonathan Tilbrook), Trinity Laban Contemporary Music Group (Gregory Rose), Georgian Philharmonic Orchestra, filmmaker Ken Jacobs, baritone Nicolas Simeha, visual artist David Janiashvili, pianist Diego Ghymers, pianist Jemal Tavadze, Billroth Quartet, among others.

Janiashvili is a resident of the United States (New York City). He received a Bachelor's and Master’s Degrees in composition from Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance (London). His education includes the studies in composition at Tbilisi State Conservatoire. He gave seminars on his work, music, visual art, theatre, and cinema at Berklee College of Music in Boston and at Trinity Laban in London.



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