About this Artist
French-Georgian pianist Khatia Buniatishvili is one of the most prominent classical artists of today.
Khatia has been blessed with impressive ability. She discovered the piano at the age of three thanks to her mother, who used to leave a new musical score on her piano each day for her to devour. She performed her first concert at the age of six. Khatia has always had a special relationship with her instrument, considering pianos around the world as friends from whom she must bring out the best, respecting the oddities of their characters and sampling the charms of their personalities.
Khatia has collaborated with renowned conductors and performed in major concert halls around the world, but the audience she inspires with her extraordinary artistry is not limited to traditional classical music lovers. Her charisma attracts a younger generation and those who would not usually listen to classical music. Her deeply humanistic qualities, piercing intellect, mastery of five languages, involvement in diverse areas of art and in several cultures, mixture of traditional classical musical training and very personal interpretations of composer’s scores give her performances bottomless depth, intensity, and grace.
Endowed with a rock energy and a glamorous personality, this impressive ambassador of the Maison Cartier breaks free from traditional classical musician stereotypes. In keeping with her belief that humanity is at the center of all art, she also places humans at the heart of her philanthropic commitments.
In 2021/2022, her collaboration with Cartier has been multiple. She has performed and met Cartier audiences during concerts at the Palazzo Farnese, the French Ambassy in Roma, at Palazzo Cicogna in Milan, in the desert in Dubai for the opening of the Women’s Pavilion (Universal Exposition), and at Raum Art Center in Seoul.