THE FAMILY OF MIZANDAR IN HISTORICAL CONTEXT

The Union of Museums – Zakaria Paliashvili Memorial House-Museum celebrated 180 years anniversary of Aloiz Mizandari with the event “the family of Mizandar in historical context”.

Aloiz Mizandari was Georgian professional composer, first Georgian pianist of international meaning; he also was founder of Georgian piano school.

Alioz Mizandari (1837-1912) – Georgian pianist-master, composer and pedagogue. First Georgian printed work author (romance “We are Separated” in 1863), founder of Piano school and also one of the founders of the first school. In 1865-1867 he lived in Paris, Vienna, where he was friend with Rossini, Liszt and Marmont. Mizandari piano works are the first example of Georgian professional music. Unfortunately many works are lost. Alioz Mizandari`s student was one of the founder of Georgian Piano School Ana Tulashvili and others…

The main participant of the event was Mizandari`s youngest generation of the family Levan Mizandari. He is composer and works as researcher-worker at “Art Palace”.

The event was accompanied with works of three generation compositors of Mizandari: Alioz Mizandari, Dagmara Slianova-Mizandari and Levan Mizandari which were performed by the students of Tbilisi Alioz Mirzandari Art School, Instrumental trio of Georgian Composers Union: Maia Djintchvelashvili, Ketevan Tavshavadze and Ia Bakhtadze. Also Baia Grigolia, Nina Khoshtaria and Tinatin Tsagareishvili.