Tamriko Siprashvili

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Tamriko Siprashvili is a Georgian pianist who has settled in Pleasanton, California, USA. She was born in Tbilisi in 1963.

Siprashvili graduated from the Moscow Conservatory in 1985 under Mikhail Voskresensky and went on that year to win 1st Prize in the IX Robert Schumann International Competition for Pianists and Singers in City of Zwickau, Germany. An international career ensued with concerts throughout Europe, and Argentina. In 1995 she moved to Pleasanton in Northern California. In early 2009, Tamriko opened a music academy named Inspire Academy of Music and Arts[1] in Pleasanton, California. Tamriko is a Steinway Artist.

Tamriko began piano studies at the age of 3. At age 5, she entered the Special Music School for gifted children in her home city of Tbilisi, Georgia, one of only four throughout the entire Soviet Union. At 17, she was accepted into the Moscow Conservatory of Music and from there she graduated with her PhD in 1985. While at the Moscow Conservatory she studied primarily with Mikhail Voskresensky.

Tamriko is known for her romantic repertoire, especially that of Robert Schumann. She has recorded several albums for Nimbus Records, among them "Variations on a Theme by Chopin Opus 22, and Variations on a Theme by Corelli opus 42," by Sergei Rachmaninoff.

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