CELLO & PIANO RECITAL
DOROS ZISIMOS & CORINA VASSILIOY (PIANO) DUO PERFORMS AT THE COMMANDARIA ORCHESTRA & FRIENDS CHAMBER MUSIC CONCERT SERIES
Saturday October 25th, 2014
Knight's Courtyard - Cyprus Wine Museum
At 8:00 pm
Ticket: 5.00 euro
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 collaborated with choreographer Machi Demetriadou– Lindahl, for the dance play Distant Land, and Eleana Alexandrou for the dance performance Moving solo.
Doros Zesimos as a freelancer cellist is also collaborating with the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra, teaches the cello at the Paphos & Limassol Music Lyceum and performs around the island.
Corina Vassiliou started playing piano and cello at the Papadakio Municipal School of Music of Limassol, with Eleni Pishia as a piano teacher. She graduated from Lancaster University (BA Music) with John Clegg as her piano teacher and from the Manchester University (MA Music) with Barry Cooper as her techer. She holds a PhD in Music Education from St. Louis University (USA). The musical education program for preschool children was created for the purposes of her doctorate research which was sponsored by the Research Promotion Foundation of Cyprus and the Limassol Municipality.
She works at the Municipal Museum-Archive “Solon Michaelidis” and Limassol’s at the Papadakio Municipal School of Music as a piano teacher. She is also responsible for the Children’s Choir of the School.
Her piano repertoire includes works by Bach, Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven, Chopin, Debussy, Liszt, Rachmaninov.
B. Marcello: Cello Sonata No.1 in F major, Op.2 No.1
Beethoven: Cello Sonata Op.5 No.1
D. Popper: Hungarian Rhapsody Op.68
A. Piazzolla: Oblivion
A. Piazzolla: Libertango
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