Sos Talents Story
The most of the beneficiaries of the Foundation SOS Talents are known by virtue of participating in numerous concerts and festivals, organized and co-produced in Europe and Russia by the Foundation SOS Talents itself. Several of which have been broadcasted by MEZZO TV, ESPACE 2, RADIO CLASSIQUE, France INTER, France MUSIQUE and have been aired on IMEDI TV(Georgia), LTV (Lithuania), RTS Serbia, Euronews, Direct 8, TV5 Monde, ICI TV, France 3, LCI. Among these beneficiaries are:
Elisso Bolkvadze - Internationally acclaimed pianist, UNESCO Artist for Peace was recently honored by French government with the Insignia of Chevalier des Arts et Lettres.
Khatia Buniatashvili and her sister Gvantsa from Georgia, who achieved success in Geneva, Zurich, Montreux, Prague, in Austria at Villa Schindler and in Paris at Théâtre des Champs-Elysées.
Yana Vassilieva from Russia, the winner of the Grand Prix at the Piano Competition in Sofia, as well as the First Prize of the Bremen Piano Competition.
Tamar Beraia from Georgia, the winner of the First Prize in the International Tbilisi Competition.
Anna Fedorova from Ukraine, participated to masterclass with Michel Sogny in Austria at Villa Schindler and in Paris for Gala concert of SOS Talents Foundation in Marcel Dassault Palace.
Ekaterina Gumenyuk from Russia, the winner of the First Prize of the International Competition of Franco Alfano in Italy and laureate of Badura-Skoda Competition in Spain.
Alexandra Massaleva from Russia, the winner of the First Prize at the International Borodin Competition in St. Petersburg.
Ana Kipiani from Georgia, 15 years old, the winner of the Prize of the Verbier Academy in Switzerland. In 2010, named for the first time in the history as the Ambassador of the Verbier Academy Festival.
Tedo Diakonidze from Georgia, the Grand Prix at the International Competition in Druskininkai, Lithuania
Morta Grigaliunaite from Lithuania the winner of the 1st Prize at International Piano Competition « Concorso Internationale di Esecuzione Pianistica» in Agropoli (Salerno) Italy, as well as the 1st Prize - Young Virtuoso, Zagreb, Croatia
Adam Szokolay from Hungary, the winner of the First Prize at the International Chopin Competition, in Budapest.
Gryta Tatoryte from Lithuania, the winner of the First Prize at the "Concorso Internazionale di Esecuzione Pianistica” Agropoli de Salerno, Italy and the winner of the Prize for the best interpretation of Beethoven.
Barbare Tatardaze from Georgia, the winner of the First Prize at Holland International Piano Competition.
Milda Daunoraite and Kasparas Mikuzis from Lithuania, they are winners of the Grand Prix at the International Competition "Musique sans frontierès" in Druskininkai, Lithuania.
Ilia Lomtatidze from Georgia, the winner of the International Competition of Young Pianists Astana Piano Passion in Kazakhstan.