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Viola and Piano Recital

    Friday, July 19, 21:00
    Hadinikos Hall

     
    Σπύρος Τακας
    Dimopoulos photo

    Dimitris Dimopoulos studied piano with Toni Sakellariou and theory with Yannis Tsanakas at the Municipal Conservatory of Larissa, where he graduated with distinction.He continued and completed his studies at the Royal College of Music in London and later, with a scholarship from the Royal Conservatory of Music, at the Liszt Academy in Budapest. For a decade he attended performance classes with Roberto Szidon in Sion, Switzerland. He also studied with Peter Wallfisch, Gunter Lutwing and finally in Moscow with Lev Naoumov. He has been taught the classical chamber music repertoire by Thomas Brandis (violin), Yuri Bashmet (viola) and William Pleeth (cello). He is particularly distinguished, both in recitals and chamber music concerts and in concerts with orchestra, for the wide range of his repertoire, which spans more than three centuries of pianistic art, starting with G. Frescobaldi and ending with T. Murail. He has many first performances to his credit and many works have been written for him. He has recorded for the Greek, German and Spanish Radio and Television and has been awarded by the Association of Theatre Critics for the recording of works by Greek composers for flute & piano with his brother Nicolo Dιmopoulos. He taught piano at the Larissa Conservatory, the State Conservatory of Thessaloniki and at many summer academies in Greece and abroad, and from 1999 to 2021 he conducted the Orchestra of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He was born in Athens in 1964. He grew up in Kozani, where he lives and works.

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