During all these years each festival had something unique, but the 19th … was something special!
Maybe was the magic concerts, maybe the fantastic company between the participant students and musicians, maybe the wonderful and overcrowded audience but the 19th, was an unforgettable festival.
We had an extraordinary guitar recital by George Tosikian the 1st day
at Apollo theatre followed by a dynamic concert for violin and guitar
duo with Nikolaos Pylarinos and Evangelos Nikolaidis.
The second day the famous Greek guitarist and songwriter Vasilis Kazoulis played at Metamorfosis garden at overcrowded audience.
The 3rd night was a mystic experience at Cyclades Gallery, a place with perfect acoustic!
At first half Nikos Zarkos played a demanding recital with contemporary Greek composers while at the second one the French guitarist and composer Sebastien Vachez played his own compositions and latin transcriptions.
At Metamorfosis garden we were astonished by “Solvista” ensemble next evening, a trio for mandolin, guitar and percussions.
At the final concert at Apollo theatre, the festival guitar orchestra conducted by Angelos Nikolopoulos played transcriptions from rock music. The demanding music by Rolling Stones was among them.
There were also a concert by the competition winners.
Master class – Competition
At inspiring Gallery of Cyclades students had some valuable master classes with:
Sebastien Vachez, George Tosikian and Nikos Zarkos.
At Cyclades Gallery were held also the competition. This year we had only 2 categories (A and B).
You can see 2012 competiton results here >>
At the friendly café ‘delice’, we had a marvelous solo and duet concert with students from Letta Vasileiou class. Letta is making a great job with his students while she builds a unique friendly relation between student and teacher.