Virsaladze studied in Tbilisi Central Musical School, Vano Sarajishvili Tbilisi State Conservatory and Pyotr Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory. She became a professor in 1964. She is one of the best modern interpreters of music. Since 1966, Eliso Virsaladze has given recitals and appeared with major international orchestras under Yevgeniy Svetlanov, Kyrill Kondrashin, Riccardo Muti, Kurt Sanderling, and Wolfgang Sawallisch. Her repertoire is rich and versatile. She is the best interpreter of the works by Mozart, Beethoven, Schumann, Chopin, Prokofiev etc. The works by the Georgian composers take an important place in her repertoire. LIVE CLASSICS has recorded most of her broad repertoire.