In Moscow, she continued her studies with Heinrich Neuhaus and Yakov Zak. These gifted teachers had not only a deep influence on her artistic development, but also immersed her in the renowned tradition of Russian piano pedagogy. It is therefore not surprising that she is recognised today as an exceptional teacher whose students have won sensational recognition at competitions. Moscow conservatory and Munich Musikhochschule have made Elisso Virsaladze a regular professor and there is hardly any important international competition where she has not been invited to take part in the jury. To mention only a few where she is regularly invited: Santander, Geza Anda in Zurich or Rubinstein in Tel Aviv as well as of course Tchaikovsky (and lately Richter) in Moscow.
Elisso Virsaladze regularly performs in London, Milan, Rome, Paris, Lisbon, Berlin and Barcelona; duo concerts with Natalia Gutman took (and repeatedly take) place f. i. in Vienna, Berlin, Brussels, Madrid, Munich, Milan, Geneva, London and Lausanne, to name only the most important European cities. In chamber music and with orchestras such as Petersburg Philharmonic or Royal Philharmonia London she has toured North America, Japan and Europe extensively. Besides this Elisso Virsaladze regularly appears with prestigious orchestras in France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Japan the US and other countries.
Elisso Virsaladze has worked with conductors such as Rudolf Barschai, Kyril Kondraschin, Ricardo Muti, Kurt Sanderling, Wolfgang Sawallisch, Evgeny Svetlanov or Juri Temirkanov? to name only a few.
The 2017/2018 season is as always composed of solo-recitals and chamber-music (f. e. in Barcelona, Milan, Paris, Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kyoto, Tokyo, Taipei, Shanghai and Beijing), orchestra-concerts with Philharmonia Orchestra London, Petersburg Philharmonic, New Japan Philharmonic Orchestra and Yomiuri Symphony Orchestra among others, master-classes (f. e. in Brescia, Fiesole, Kirishima and Tokyo) and jury-competitions in Bratislava, Fairbanks and Hamamatsu.
The label Live Classics where numerous recordings have been published opens a wide perspective onto Elisso Virsaladze´s musical personality.