Student, Tbilisi Conservatory, 1966. Student, Leningrad Conservatory, 1969. Doctor of Music, Moscow Conservatory, 1971.
People's Artist, Moscow Conservatory, 1983.
Assistant conductor Leningrad Philharmonic, 1970-1971, associate conductor, 1971-1973. Conductor Tchaikovsky Competition, 1972, 78. Conductor, artistic director Leningrad Radio Orchestra, 1973-1974.
Professor music Saratov (Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics) Conservatory, 1974-1977. Conductor, music director Saratov Philharmonic, 1974-1977. Conductor, artistic director Kharkov (Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics) Philharmonic, 1976-1983, Chattanooga Symphony and Opera Association, 1985-1992.
Conductor, music director Spokane Symphony, 1991-1994. Principal guest conductor K.B.S. Symphony, Seoul, Republic of Korea, 1984-1996. Music director St. Petersburg Festival Orchestra, 1993-2005, Russian Federal Orchestra, 1994-2005, Kharkov Philharmonic and Kharkov Opera, 1993-2005, music director, Daegu City Symphony, Korea, 2002.
Founder Vakhtang Jordania International Conducting Competition, 2001.
Member International Academy of Sciences, Education, industry and Arts (elected).
Children: Georgi, Nina, Maria, Dimitri.