Lisa Batiashvili

credit Samy Hart

Lisa Batiashvili, Musical America’s 2015 Instrumentalist of the Year, is this season’s Artist-in-Residence with the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia (Rome) where she will perform concertos by Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev, and Bach’s Concerto for Violin and Oboe.

In the 2017/18 season Lisa will perform the UK premiere of Anders Hillborg’s Violin Concerto No.2 with the BBC Symphony Orchestra. She will debut with the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra in Carnegie Hall, and tour Europe with the Gustav Mahler Jugend Orchester, the Chamber Orchestra of Europe and Dresden Staatskapelle. Other performance highlights include the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, Munich Philharmonic and Sydney Symphony.

Last season Lisa was Artist-in-Residence with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra as well as Portrait Artist of the Bamberger Symphoniker.

Recording exclusively for Deutsche Grammophon, Lisa’s latest recording, the Tchaikovsky and Sibelius violin concertos with Daniel Barenboim and Staatskapelle Berlin, received international critical acclaim. Lisa has been awarded two ECHO Klassik awards, the Choc de l'année, and the Beethoven-Ring.