MEET SANDRO | Featured Concert Artist
Alexandre “Sandro” Tsomaia
Hailed as “Particularly impressive” by the Wall Street Journal, Alexandre Tsomaia, made his debut at the Newport Festival in Rhode Island, where he premiered 24 preludes of the Georgian composer Sulkhan Tsintsadze in North America.
At a young age Sandro appeared as soloist with several orchestras in Georgia, as well as in solo recitals. At the age of 14, he was accepted at the Interlochen Arts Academy in Michigan. During his time in the United States, he has appeared as a featured soloist at the Smithsonian in Washington, DC, He has appeared on NPR’s “From TheTop” Alexandre has performed at Columbia University’s Miller Theatre with the members of the Toradze piano studio, receiving high acclaim from the New York Times. In March 2006 he won the Indianapolis Matinee Musicale competition.
Alexandre was “Artist in Residence in Polish Music” while he was a performance diploma student and associate piano instructor at Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. His teachers include Evelyne Brancart, Edward Auer and George Vatchnadze.
Currently, Alexandre is an Assistant Music Director at the St. Barnabas Church in Chicago as well as a piano Instructor at Ravinia Lawndale School and Lyriq School of Music. Recent highlights in Alexandre’s career include performance at the Chicago Cultural Center as part of the “Myra Hess” concert series, recital at the Beverly Arts Center and at the Chopin Theatre of Chicago, solo recital and a masterclass at the Chinese University of Hong Kong as well as solo piano recital at the Tbilisi State Conservatoire.
ALEXANDRE TSOMAIA LIVE IN CONCERT
Saturday, September 28th at 6:30pm in church
Champagne reception to follow!
Join us for a tour de force concert of solo piano music by Bach, Chopin, and more. Alexandre Tsomaia is sure to leave you on the edge of your seat! There will be a free-will offering taken up which will directly benefit the music program of St. Benedict Parish. The profound generosity of our community is the reason we are able to offer high-quality concerts such as this one. Click here to support our program with a one-time or monthly gift.