Koka Nikoladze

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Koka Nikoladze
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Akaki (Koka) Nikoladze, 12.07.14 Oslo
Background information
Birth nameAkaki Nikoladze
Born (1989-09-30) 30 September 1989 (age 29)
Tbilisi, Georgia
GenresContemporary music
Occupation(s)Composer, violinist, sound artist, computer musician
Years active2010–present

'Koka Nikoladze" (born 30 September 1989 in Tbilisi) is a Georgian composer and sound artist based in Europe. He studied at the Tbilisi State Conservatoire, Musikhochschule Stuttgart and Norwegian Academy of Music. Studied composition with Zurab Nadarejshvili, Marco Stroppa and violin with Ernst Arakelov. [1]


Nikoladze's creations include:

  • 2010 "Starshine" for guitar, violin and percussion, uses a prepared guitar
  • 2011 "Poezdeplacement - Differentzeitmaßcope" for cembalo universale, violin and cello (Stuttgart micro tonality congress).[2]
  • 2011 "Luminarium" for piano, viola and clarinet for Le Balcon[3]
  • 2012 "Kepler Star Dj" for Piano, Timpani and electronics.
  • 2012 he wrote his first opera "Vor dem Gesetz" [Kafka], which was premiered at Wilhelmspalais Stuttgart as a part of the opening ceremony of contemporary music theater studio.[4]