Description The guitarist Sotiris Kasparides presents the guitar recital “Dandelion”, on Saturday, 18th of March 2017, at 8pm, at Technopolis 20 in Paphos.
The recital presents works of classical guitar composers of the romantic and classical era, and works of the baroque and modern period of classical music.
Works by Johann Sebastian Bach, Mauro Giuliani, Francisco Tárrega, André Jolivet, Leo Brouwer and Sotiris Kasparides will be performed. The recital’s programme presents works of different character and era that highlight each composer, as well as works that will be performed for the first time, unfolding the composing possibilities for the classical guitar.
Entrance: 10 euro Reservations are necessary at 70002420
Additional concert will take place in Limassol and Nicosia: Wednesday March 15th 2017, 8:00 p.m. Rodi Event Venue, Kapodistria 57, Limassol, tel 25252577 Tuesday March 21st 2017, 8:30 p.m. Arte Music Academy, 34 - 36 Anastasios Leventis (Leonidou) St. Nicosia, 1097
A few words about Sotiris Kasparides/ Guitar – Baritone – Composer Sotiris Kasparides was born in 1980 Strovolos, Nicosia, Cyprus and he is a classical guitarist, baritone and composer. He started guitar lessons at the age of eight with guitar teachers Ismini Giannaki and Eftihia Angeli. He studied at University of Tennessee, USA, at ARTE Music Academy, Cyprus and at Middlesex University, London and is titled with ΑΔΜ ΑRΤΕ, BA Music and ΜΑ Music specialised on guitar performance. He studied guitar with Mario Abril, USA, Demetris Regginos, Cyprus, and Timothy Walker, London, choir with Roland Carter and Lee Harris, USA, classical singing with Rebecca St. Goar, USA and Svetlana Krasnova, Cyprus and titled with Diploma ABRSM – Singing. He also studied Byzantine music with Christodoulos Papastefanou and titled with Diploma. He participated in over fifty guitar performances mainly in Cyprus and in countries like USA, England, Bulgaria for solo and chamber music. He participated in masterclasess for solo and research on guitar with Therese Saba, Eleftheria Kotzia, Evgeni Fingelstein and other guitarists. Since 2007, he teaches guitar at ARTE Music Academy, Hellenic College of Music and A.I MusicLab. He composes for guitar and other instruments and also for small and large ensembles. In 2013, he composed and performed his chamber opera “The Warrior’s Tale” and in 2017 he participated in concerts with the 100 guitars.