Performative / Multimedia / Music Theatre
Solo / Chamber / Chorus / Orchestra
Electronic / Sound

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The practice of the composer Gio (Giorgi) Janiashvili encompasses solo, chamber, choral, orchestral and electronic music, music-theatre, multimedia performance, sound, video and installation art. He has staged concerts, multimedia performances and installations internationally. His work includes collaborations with visual artists, filmmakers, choreographers, curators and educators.

Gio Janiashvili's works have been performed and exhibited at the Southbank Centre, The Institute of Contemporary Arts, Laban Theatre, and The Royal Observatory in London; Abrons Arts Centre, The Tank, and Speyer Hall in New York; The Nostitz Palace and The National Gallery in Prague; Messe Frankfurt; Prisco Haus in Munich; Sala Clemente in Valencia; Georgian National Museum - Museum of Georgia, The National Gallery, and Tbilisi State Conservatoire in Tbilisi; 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, Trinity Laban, the Goethe-Institut, Polish National Institute, etc.

Gio Janiashvili was born in Tbilisi, Georgia and resides in New York. He received a bachelor's degree and a master’s degree in composition from the Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, London. He is a recipient of Leverhulme Trust Scholarship, Beatrice Taylor Scholarship, Ludwig Lebell Scholarship, Trinity Laban Scholarship, TCL Scholarship, Vivian Prindle Outreach Prize, Tsinandali Award, etc. He has given seminars at the Berklee College of Music in Boston, and at the Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in London.




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