The orchestra is comprised of a permanent string apparatus of 13-16 persons additionally supplemented by wind-players depending on the repertoire. The work of the orchestra is emphasized by various aspects:

  • Promoting music of the Caucasian region including contemporary music
  • Cultivation of a standard repertoire
  • Exploring rarities of orchestra literature
  • Realizing cross-over projects
  • Preparing concert programmes for children

European Parliament Brussels 2006

Orchestra Members and guests (2016)

Galina Bandura, I Violin/concertmaster

Levan Dzamukashvili, I Violin

Arman Grigoryan, I Violin

Anush Grigoryan, I Violin

Bela Makharadze, II Violin

Manana Kantaria, II Violin

Nino Kemularia, II Violin

Ia Khartonishvili, Viola

Georgi Okropiridze, Viola

Eklaterine Japaridze, Viola

Alexandre Karakhanyan, Cello

Narek Avagyan, Cello

Vasil Demetreshvili, Double bass


Special Guest

Djamila Babajeva, Soprano


Artistic Director and Principal Conductor

Uwe Berkemer


Assistant Manager

Ketevan Chepkhodze