The Cyprus Wine museum in Erimi blends a passion for the history of Cyprus Wine with a passion for Music with its own Commandaria Orchesta producing many performances throughout the year. On the 5th December 2017 “Commandaria Orchestra and Friends” chamber music concert series in collaboration with the ‘New Work Women Composers Organization’ presents a clarinet and piano recital with George Georgiou (clarinet) and Annini Tsiouti (piano) dedicated to works by women composers from New York and Cyprus.
The New York composer’s works have been chosen after an open call that was circulated within the New York Women Composers organization and at this concert will be premiered.
Faye Ellen Silverman | Tides *
Artemis Aifotiti | 3 miniatures
Chen Yi | Impressions on 'The Biography of AH Q' by Lu Xun
Rain Worthington | Jilted Tango *
Marga Richter | Sonata *
Maria Kaoutzani | Lilies *
Leanna Primiani | Crystal Cathedral *
@Cyprus Wine Museum
Tuesday, December 5th, 2017 | Starts: 20:00 | Ticket: €10.00
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ANNINI TSIOUTI - PIANO
ANNINI TSIOUTI studied the piano and chamber music at the École Normale de Musique de Paris/Alfred Cortot, and at the Conservatoire Claude Debussy. She also read Musicology at the Sorbonne University, where she specialized in 20th century music. Annini is currently completing her doctoral thesis on the 32 Piano Pieces by the Greek composer Nikos Skalkottas.
A fervent supporter of the music of our time, Annini has collaborated with a number of composers of different and often contrasting styles and schools, and has given many first performances of their works around Europe.
She appears regularly in concerts in Cyprus and abroad, as a soloist or in chamber music groups.
Her future engagements include a concert with clarinetist George Georgiou for the New York Women Composers Society, as well as the first performance of Graham Hair’s Creation in Edinburgh in March 2018.
Annini is a core member of the newly founded Ensemble Cyclamen, under the direction of the composer and conductor Christina Athinodorou.
GEORGE GEORGIOU - CLARINTET
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.
A CD release with solo works for clarinet by Cypriot composers is due to be release in December 2017. He is a member of Lyrical Noise Ensemble, Evohe Wind Quintet, Chronos Contemporary Music Ensemble 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.