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.
Arte Music Academy,
34 - 36 Anastasios Leventis (Leonidou) Street
Lefkosia 1097, Cyprus
Phone: +357 22 676823
Entrance: 10 Euro
Reservations necessary at 7000 2420.
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.
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.