He will participate in the Ammodo Conducting Masterclass led by Fabio Luisi and the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra


In 2023 will be his debut at the Wiener Musikverein  and at the Konzerthaus Berlin

Co-founder and Music director of the Tbilisi Youth Orchestra, Mirian Khukhunaishvili, is an Iceland-based Georgian conductor. Praised by Andrew Mellor as a conductor who knows exactly what he wants, the young Maestro is on his way to conquering the hearts of European orchestras. 

 

Mirian has led orchestras and choirs such as the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, the Danish National Symphony Orchestra, Iceland Symphony Orchestra, Korean Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, the North Macedonian Philharmonic Orchestra, the Podkarpacka Philharmonic Orchestra, Beethoven Academy Orchestra and all major Georgian orchestras and choirs.

 

He has worked with world-renowned musicians, including Eliso Virsaladze, Paata Burchuladze, George Gagnidze, Nino Machaidze, Alexander Buzlov, Eduard Brunner, Anastasia Kobekina, Luka Okros, Szymon Nehring, Mariam Batsashvili, Veriko Tchumburidze and others. 

 

The 2022-2023 season includes his debuts at the Musikverein with the Wiener Concert-Verein Orchestra and the Konzerthaus Berlin with the Konzerthausorchester Berlin with Christoph Eshenbach, Iddo Bar-Shai, Valeryi Sokolov and Alexey Shadrin as soloists. 

Mirian will return to the Berlin Konzerthaus with the Tbilisi Youth Orchestra at the “Young Euro Classics” in August 2023. 

 

Since 2021 Mirian has served as an invited faculty member at the Iceland University of the Arts, where he teaches conducting classes and leads the university choir.

 

In 2020 he earned his doctoral degree in conducting at the Academy of Music in Krakow.