Khatia Buniatishvili is a famous and well-known celebrity. She’s a classical pianist. Her mother who was a very enthusiastic music lover introduced her and her sister to music at a very early age. Playing four-handed remains one of the sisters’ favorite activities.

Khatia’s extraordinary talent was recognized when she was very young. Aged 6, she gave her début performance as a soloist with an orchestra and was subsequently invited to give guest performances in Switzerland, the Netherlands, France, Germany, Belgium, Italy, Austria, Russia, Israel, and the USA.

Ms. Buniatishvili has twice won Berlin’s ECHO Classik award, in 2012 and in 2016, for her Franz Liszt and Kaleidoscope albums, respectively. Her latest release is the first single from her forthcoming album, ‘Labyrinth’.

The new recording, which is an arrangement of Deborah’s Theme (from “Once Upon a Time in America”), is a tribute to the late composer Ennio Morricone, who passed away on 6 July aged 91.

The early life of the Pianist

Khatia Buniatishvili was born on Sunday, 21 June 1987 in Batumi, Georgia. Her birth name is Khatia Buniatishvili and she is currently in her mid-30s. People born on June 21 fall under the zodiac sign of Gemini. Her zodiac animal is the Rabbit. Khatia Buniatishvili is a Georgian concert pianist.

Khatia began studying piano under her mother at the age of three. Her first concert was with Tbilisi’s Chamber Orchestra when she was six, and her international touring career began when she was 10. She studied in Tbilisi with Tengiz Amiredjibi and in Vienna with Oleg Maisenberg at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna. Her older sister, Gvantsa Buniatishvili, is also a pianist, and they have played together on numerous occasions.

Family life of Buniatishvili

Khatia was born to Natalia Buniatishvili as her youngest daughter. It is known that she is of Georgian and french descent. However, the pianist has not disclosed any information about her father. Her mother is an enthusiastic music lover hence she was exposed to music from a very young age. Her extraordinary talent was recognized from a very young age.

Khatia with her mother
Khatia with her mother @khatiabuniatishvili

When she was 6 she debuted as a soloist in an orchestra and was subsequently invited to perform as a guest in different shows. She also has an older sister with a gift of music Gvantsa Buniatishvili who is also a pianist, it was revealed that the sister’s favorite activity was playing the piano four-handed.

Who’s the sister of Khatia, Gvantsa Buniatishvili?

Gvantsa Buniatishvili born on 7 May 1986 is the older sister of the famous concert pianist Khatia Buniatishvili. She’s older by a gap of a year. Her zodiac sign is Taurus.

She has played in a duo with her sister in multiple concerts. Like her sister she was also taught by their mother when she was very young together with her Little sister.

Khatia Buniatishvili’s Relationship Status – Married or Single?

Currently, the Georgian pianist Khatia Buniatishvili is not married and is reported to be single. There have been no rumors or controversies about her being in a relationship right now. However, according to CelebsCouples, Khatia Buniatishvili had at least 1 relationship previously. She has not been once engaged.

Khatia spotted with Orlando bloom in paris
Khatia spotted with Orlando bloom in Paris

She also hasn’t expressed any interest in a relationship so there is no information about her being on any kind of dates or about breakups.

Buniatisvili had been previously captured with Orlando Bloom in Paris in 2017 as stated by the article in the Georgian Journal. The picture shows they are both comfortable with each other. Besides this, there is no information relating to their love life.

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Khatia Buniatishvili’s Net worth

The Georgian pianist, Khatia Buniatishvili has done well in her career path. Khatia Buniatishvili’s net worth is $3 Million. She has collected this huge amount through her musical works, concerts, and performance on podiums. Many sources talk about Khatia Buniatishvili’s net worth, salary, and income, but online estimates of her worth vary.

Different websites such as CelebsMoney and NetWorthStats keep a record of the income of celebrities and you can view other estimates of Khatia Buniatishvili’s net worth. Please note, that celebrities typically do not reveal their exact net worth.

The latest work of the khatia

In 2020 on September 10 she released her latest album Labyrinth. Some other works are Schubert(2019), Kaleidoscope – Mussorgsky, Ravel, Stravinsky(2016), Motherland(2015), Franz Liszt(2014), Chopin(2012), and many more.

the latest album cover of khatia
The cover of the latest album of Khatia Buniatishvili

Recently she has not released any new album but she has been busy with concerts and tours.

Awards and Nominations of the pianist

The famous Georgian pianist received the Borletti-Buitoni Trust Award in 2010 and was included in the BBC series New Generation Artists. The Vienna Musikverein and Konzerthaus nominated her as a Rising Star for the 2011–12 season, and in 2012 she was awarded Best Newcomer of the Year in the Echo Klassik awards. She also performed together with Spanish tenor Placido Domingo in 2014.

khatia at her second concert of tour
Khatia on her second concert of the tour with Paavo & NHK symphony orchestra @khatiabuniatishvili

“Before I start singing, I want to say that this is unbelievable. Her technique and her temperament are amazing. I am happy to serenade to Khatia” – declared Placido Domingo to the audience. After the song, the maestro assumed the role of a conductor and performed the composition together with Khatia for the second time.

Who is Khati Buniatisvilli’s role model?

 Even with her success in the field of music khatia prefers not to be regarded as a child prodigy: virtuosity for its own sake does not appeal to her. Above all, she embraces pianists from earlier generations such as Rachmaninoff, Richter, and Gould. She admires her “favorite pianist”, Martha Argerich, for her uniqueness and, as a consequence, does not view Argerich as someone she should try to emulate.

Khatia’s thoughts about critics

The pianist regards herself as “wholly a person of the 20th century”, Khatia does not identify so much with the pianists of today. Khatia’s warm, sometimes sorrowful playing may reflect close proximity to Georgian folk music, which, she attests, has greatly influenced her musicality.

Critics emphasize that her playing has an aura of elegant solitude and even melancholy, which she does not feel to be a negative attribute. “The piano is the blackest instrument,” she says, a “symbol of musical solitude”, which even a pianist must become accustomed to. “I have to be psychologically strong and forget the hall if I want to share it with the audience.”

Physical Appearance

The Georgian pianist has a very beautiful and charming appearance. Buniastivili’s height is 6 feet 0 inches tall and she looks tall when standing with her friends. Though she is a little tall as compared to her friends still she manages to maintain her weight.

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Khatia Bunistishville posing with her piaono.
Source: Multiplayer Piano

Her weight is around 68KG and she always exercises to maintain that. She loves to do exercises regularly and also tells others to do that. She has short wavy black hair with a fair complexion and her dark-colored eyes give her a mesmerizing beauty through which she captures the heart of the audience.

Is the artist active on Social Media?

Social media, especially platforms like Twitter and Facebook, get bad press, but it is also a force for good, which offers musicians opportunities to create meaningful interactions with other musicians, connect with potential and existing audiences, and promote their work.

With just a brief tweet or single post on Facebook or Instagram, you have the potential to reach hundreds of thousands, even millions of people via a vast virtual audience. The pianist is also active on social media @Khatiabuniatishvili is her official Instagram page and @khatia Buniatishvili is her official Facebook page where she gives her fans some sneak peek of her concerts and tour. She engages a lot with the audience and shares her feelings through the music.

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