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Concert
Sunday 11th March 2018
Sunday 11th March 2018
18:00 - 20:00
1 day/night
Technopolis 20
  Pafos Pafos
Nikolaou I. Nikolaidi Avenue, Paphos, Cyprus
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Το δεύτερο κονσέρτο της σειράς συναυλιών ‘George Georgiou and Friends concert series’ στο Τεχνόπολις 20, θα λάβει χώρα την Κυριακή, 11 Μαρτίου 2018 στις 6μμ. Το κονσέρτο με τίτλο “Music for Trio” θα παρουσιάσει έργα των Darius Milhaud, Aram Khatchaturian και Camille Saint – Saens, για βιολί (Lyusi Hovhannessian), κλαρινέτο (Γεώργιος Γεωργίου) και πιάνο (Guy Creen) .

Η σειρά συναυλιών με τίτλο ‘George Georgiou & Friends concert series’έχει ως στόχο να παρουσιάσει υψηλού επιπέδου συναυλίες και masterclasses. Οι συναυλίες έχουν ως βάση τους το Τεχνόπολις 20 και θα διαρκέσουν από τον Ιανουάριο μέχρι τον Μάιο 2018.

Πρόγραμμα
Darius Milhaud | Suite for Trio
Aram Khachaturian | Trio for violin, clarinet and piano
Camille Saint – Saens | Clarinet Sonata

Είσοδος: 10 ευρώ
Οι κρατήσεις είναι απαραίτητες στο 70002420 (μόνο τηλεφωνικώς).

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The second concert of the ‘George Georgiou and Friends concert series’ at Technopolis 20, will take place on Sunday, 11th of March 2018, at 18:00. The concert entitled “Music for Trio”, features music for violin (Lyusi Hovhannessian), clarinet (George Georgiou) and piano (Guy Creen) by Darius Milhaud, Aram Khatchaturian and Camille Saint – Saens.

George Georgiou and Friends is a new concert series under the artistic direction of clarinetist George Georgiou. The series aims to provide high level concerts as well as specific masterclasses in our instruments featured at the series. The series is based at the Technopolis20 Cultural Center and lasts from January until May.

Programme
Darius Milhaud | Suite for Trio
Aram Khachaturian | Trio for violin, clarinet and piano
Camille Saint – Saens | Clarinet Sonata

Entrance: 10 euro
Reservations are necessary at 70002420 (calls only)

A few words about the musicians
George Georgiou, clarinet: Hailed for his energetic and inspirational performances, the Cypriot clarinetist George Georgiou enjoys a career as a classical and contemporary clarinetist. He appeared in many solo concerts and recitals in Europe, Middle East and USA. He collaborated with some prominent musicians such as the legendary cellist Rohan de Saram, the Apple Hill String Quartet, the Chilingirian String Quartet, the violinist Movses Pogossian and he appeared as a soloist with the Commandaria Orchestra and Moscow Virtuosi. In his research for new repertoire, George started commissioning works for clarinet and so far he collaborated with the most dominant composers from Cyprus. He premiered several works featuring the clarinet with most of them being dedicated to him. He is a member of Lyrical Noise Ensemble, Evohe Wind Quintet, Chronos Contemporary Music Ensemble and Claritar Duo as well as musician in residence at the Avaton Contemporary Music Festival (Cyprus). He holds the position of clarinet professor at the University of Nicosia. He is the artistic director of Music at the Museum Concert Series and the general director of CultureTones Organisation, a not for profit cultural organization based in Cyprus. George is a graduate from City University, London, where he studied clarinet with Julian Farrell and Joy Farel at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. He is also a MBA graduate from the Neapolis University Paphos, Cyprus and a member of Mensa Cyprus. His busy profile gained him an international recognition and he became a Fratelli Patricola Clarinet Artist, a Silverstein Ligature Artist and a Marca Reeds Artist. He records for Hook Records.

Lyusi Hovhannesyan, violin: Lyusi Hovhannesyan started violin lessons at the Violin Workshop under the Ministry of Education and Culture of Republic of Cyprus in 2007 (Robert Hovhannesyan’s violin class). During 2011-2013 she was a member of the “Cyprus Young String Soloists” ensemble of the Workshop. In June 2014 Lyusi had her first concert as a soloist with Cyprus Symphony Orchestra (N. Paganini - “Moses” variations on G string). Among solo recitals Lyusi participating also in charity concerts. In March 2016 Lyusi had Masterclasses with world famous violinist Salvatore Accardo. In May 2016 Lyusi has won the 1st Prize in the 3rd “AVATON” young performers Contemporary Music Competition. Since September 2016 Lyusi is member of the Cyprus Youth Symphony Orchestra.

Guy Creen, piano: Originally from Newcastle upon Tyne, Guy Creen gained his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Hull, specialising in performance on piano, viola and piano accompaniment. He completed his Post Graduate Certificate of Education at Huddersfield University and then worked as a full-time music teacher at Emmanuel College, Gateshead for eight years. During this time he also worked as a musical director and repetiteur for a large number of Operatic Societies, conducting musicals such as Annie, The Boyfriend, A Chorus Line, Crazy for You, 42nd Street, Oliver, Singin’ in the Rain, Scrooge and West Side Story. He was also active in the classical scene, conducting various concerts as well as L’Elisir d’Amore by Donizetti for Northern Opera. After moving to Cyprus in 2004 Guy became Director of Music at The Senior School, Nicosia until 2017. He taught music to students from age 11 to 18 including GCSE and A level Music courses. He has also taught I.B. Music at the American International School in Cyprus. In 2016 he participated in a piano accompaniment masterclass with Malcolm Martineau at Hull University. He has worked as a piano accompanist at both the University of Nicosia and European University Cyprus and recently completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Music with the Open University, UK. He currently teaches and coaches voice (classical, musical theatre, pop) as well as piano, violin and music theory.