A recital with music for flute, piano and cello will take place at Technopolis 20 on Saturday, March 5, at 8pm.
The programme will include works by Mozart, Schubert, Dvořák, Tchaikovsky and Weber, performed by Savvas Christodoulou on flute, Annini Tsiouti on piano and Doros Zesimos on cello. Part of the programme (Mozart and Schubert) will be performed next May at the Hellenic Flute Competition “Young Arists 2016” organised by the Greek Ministry of Culture and Sports and the Thessaloniki State Symphony Orchestra.
Entrance: 10 euro Please reserve your tickets upfront at 70002420.
Technopolis 20 will be open half an hour before for pre-concert drinks.
Savvas Christodoulou was born in Limassol and he started having flute lessons at a young age. In 2005 he moved to Prague to study flute performance on Prague National Conservatory from where he graduated in 2010. In the same year he was accepted in Utrecht Conservatory to study with world famous flute soloist Aldo Baerten. He obtained his Bachelor degree on flute performance and education with honors in 2012. In addition he studied piccolo with Gudrun Bourel and Baroque performance with the “Master” of Baroque flute Mr. Wilbert Hazelzet. In 2015 he obtained his Master’s degree in flute performance on stages. He participated in several Masterclasses worldwide with famous flutists such as Sir James Galway, Emanuel Pahud, William Bennett, Peter-Lukas Graf, Michel Bellavance, Susan Milan, Denis Bouriakov etc. He was a member of the Symphony orchestra of Prague Conservatoire and Utrecht as well. He appears regularly in flute recitals and chamber music concerts in The Netherlands, Belgium, Czech Republic, Greece and Cyprus. Since June 2015 he is a substitute member of Cyprus Symphony Orchestra and he is teaching flute at Ethnikon Odeion of Cyprus and Windcraft music center.
Annini Tsiouti started taking piano lessons at an early age at Ethnikon Odeion Kyprou. After obtaining her diploma she continued at the École Normale de Musique de Paris, where she studied piano and chamber music. She was awarded the Ville de Paris bursary for her studies at the Conservatoire Claude Debussy and she also studied Musicology at the Sorbonne University where she obtained her Master’s degree specialising in the piano music of Nikos Skalkottas. She has appeared in many international festivals and has given concerts in Europe and the Middle East, as a soloist, accompanist or as part of chamber music groups. She has been living and working in Cyprus since 2008 where she is still actively involved in the contemporary music scene and has given first performances of many works by Cypriot and international composers.
Doros Zesimos was born in Cyprus in 1981. In 1993 he started cello lessons with Evgenia Karapataki. In 1999 he started cello lessons with Aude-Marie Auphan, principal cellist of the Cyprus State Orchestra. In 2002 he continued his studies at the National State Academy of Music in Sofia, Bulgaria, with Professor Anatoly Krastev and Vasil Kazandjiev, were he graduated with the Bachelor degree in 2006 and in 2007 he graduated with the degree “Master of violoncello”. Since 2006 he is a member of the Juenesses Musicales World Orchestra with concerts in Spain, Germany, Holland and Cyprus. During the period 1999-2001 he was the principal cellist of the Cyprus Youth State Orchestra. He has also played for orchestras in Bulgaria. As a member of the Cyprus Fulbright Ensemble in 2001 he participated in concerts in Great Britain, Northern Ireland, USA and Cyprus. He has attended music festivals in USA, Bulgaria, France and Cyprus and has had cello master classes with Yoncho Bayrov, Emilia Baranowska, Thomas Carroll, Maria Kliegel, Franz Bartolomey, Stephan Popov and Bridget MacRae. Doros Zesimos has appeared as a soloist and a chamber music player in various concerts in Cyprus, Greece, Bulgaria, UK, France and USA. Furthermore he appeared in concerts with soprano Maria Papaioannou and Maestro Marco Balderi as well as with the Cyprus Opera Organization. He has collaborated with choreographer Machi Demetriadou– Lindahl, for the dance play Distant Land, and Eleana Alexandrou for the dance performance Moving solo, composer Fedros Kavallaris for the Japanese Culture days in Cyprus and composer Andis Skordis playing “Ou pa ca ra”. Furthermore he performs around the island in different styles of music and ensembles. Doros Zesimos is currently teaching at the Music Workshop of the Cyprus Youth Symphony Orchestra, at Limassol’s, Larnaka’s and Paphos’ Governmental Music Schools and is collaborating with the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra.