Ensemble “Rustavi” Administration Press Release, October 4th, 2019


After a long illness, a well known composer and Ensemble “Rustavi”’s big friend Giya Kancheli passed away in his 84.

G. Kancheli’s deeds are invaluable in Georgian and generally, in the musical world… Ensemble “Rustavi” expresses its condolences to Giya Kancheli’s family and the greatest fans of his works.

It was quite a symbolic that Ensemble “Rustavi”’s singers performed one of his last works –  Tsutisopeli (Transient World) at the international music festival “Golden Violins” in Odessa, Ukraine.

The listener honored the memory of the illustrious composer with its silence…