"Wonderful first year, I think it's beginning with the explosion of wonderful music, good humor and spirit and this is very special straight away. Lots of festivals which begin it takes few years, but here from the Mahler's they can BOOM! Well I'm just discovering Tsinandali Festival and I have to say it's INCREDIBLE so just come here as soon as you can!"
"Music shows that people are brothers and this environment, nature and the infrastructure fits precisely the idea of music making, the best quality, enthusiasm and belief in human beings."
"Tsinandali Festival has everything to succeed, to have an international festival and at the same time to put on the international map of the world. I'm so very excited to be the part of this project, because I think it is very important and unique part of the world. so VIVA Tsinandali and good luck to the entire Festival!"
"We love Tsinandali! It's a huge discovery for us, it's a magic place! Bravo to everybody who is behind Tsinandali. We are very happy and we will give our hearts to it."
"Hello I'm Thomas Hampson, I'm here for the first time in Tsinandali, not for the last time. This is the one of the most beautiful, special places on the earth and one of the great beginning festival that we can have in central Europe."
"Gaumarjos! Tsinandali is wonderful oasis in this crazy world! We can relax and enjoy nature and wine and good food and music and hospitality of Georgia! Thank you very much!"
What Was On
The Fourth Tsinandali Festival welcomed internationally-celebrated conductors and musicians including Gianandrea Noseda, Lahav Shani, Christoph Eschenbach, Lisa Batiashvili, Yefim Bronfman, Mischa Maisky, Mikhail Pletnev, Vadim Repin, Fazil Say, Thomas Quasthoff and many more.