Before George Kharabadze left Tbilisi (Republic of Georgia) to live in San Francisco, he couldn't have imagined how well his rich background in ethnic and classical music would prepare him to write music for a new genre called Optimal. He forges a fusion of love songs and world dances that are Second Vision. His deeply felt instrumental music communicates his belief that all cultures value a shared future.George Kharabadze was born in Tbilisi (Republic of Georgia) on July 13, 1954 into a traditional musical family. At age of 6 he started piano lessons, at age of 7 - vocal lessons in Great Russian professors Boris Teulin and Klaudi Ptitsa classes. In 1963 he performed in Kremlin, Bolshoi Theater and other famous stages in Moscow with Symphony Orchestra conducted by Emil Khatchaturian. 1968-1970 he is a soloist of very first in Georgia junior orchestra called 'Mertskhali'. 1971-1978 he is a soloist of Georgian State University Orchestra (Conductors: Enry Lolashvili, Nugzar Edilashvili, Boris Tbileli), also performed as soloist at Pitsunda Music Festival with Georgian TV and Radio Orchestra (Cond:Tengiz Jaiani). 1979-1990 - performances in Georgia and Europe.1990-1991 - member of group called 'Oazis'.1994-1998 - member of group called 'Res Integra'.2000-2004 - projects 'Second Vision' & 'Midday Stroll'2004-2005 - projects 'Life Fields' and 'Aristocrats'.2006 - project 'Urban Soul'.
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