Pursuing a career as a high-level professional classical musician is definitely an obstacle course. At 24, Georgian-born Khatia Buniatishvili has accumulated enough successes to grant her admission into the closed circle of international concert pianists. After starting the piano under the instruction of her mother at age 3, Khatia attended the Tbilisi Central Music School, before entering the Tbilisi State Conservatory. At the 2003 Piano Competition in Tbilisi, she met Oleg Maisenberg who ad...


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