Elene Ansaia Meipariani was born in Filderstadt, Germany in 1998. At the age of five, she had her first violin lessons with Christine Schneider. In 2007, Elene was admitted to the Music Conservatory in Stuttgart at the age of ten. In 2018, she continued her musical education with Prof. Priya Mitchell with whom she studies at the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz until today.
Elene has won national and international prizes. She was awarded, among other prizes, the Advancement Award from the Tomastik-Infeld-Vienna-Foundation at the international Knopf Competition in Düsseldorf. In 2017, Elene won 3rd prize as well as the Pupil Jury Award for the most creative musical performance at the “Tonali” Competition in Hamburg. She also received the “Saltarello” Special Award, which includes a concert and recording at the broadcast hall “Sendesaal” in Bremen. Elene has also been the recipient of the Special Award of the North German cultural radio station NDR Kultur.
Elene and her trio “Pirveli” won 3rd prize at the Jeunesses Musicales International Chamber Music Campus. She also received 1st prize at the Lions Club Competition and 2nd prize at the Bechstein Competition in Berlin.
In 2017 Elene Meipariani played the first violin concerto by Sergei Prokofiev in the finale of the TONALi competition in the main hall of the Elbphilharmonie with the Junge Norddeutsche Philharmonie conducted by Daniel Blendulf. She also performed the Violin Concerto by Brahms along with the Tiflis Philharmonics at the State Opera House in Tiflis.
In 2018 Elene toured in Hong Kong, Taiwan and South Korea as a soloist with the Stuttgart University Orchestra.
Elene played chamber music with a. o. Lisa Batiashvili, Prof. Tanja Becker-Bender, Prof. Peter Nagy and Prof. Christine Busch. She performed at festivals like the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, the Kissinger Summer and the Rheingau Music Festival.
In 2019 Elene Meipariani recorded a CD with two quintets by Maria Bach for the Cpo label. She also recorded Grieg’s 3rd violin sonata and Franck’s violin sonata in several radio productions for SWR2.
She is a scholarship holder of the Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes and the Riebesam Foundation.
Elene Meipariani plays a violin by Domenico Montagnana from 1740, on loan from the Rudolf Eberle Foundation.