Sun, 01 Oct|
9 years Technopolis 20 - Celebrate with us!
Technopolis 20 is celebrating its 9th birthday, together with the talented musicians Kyriakος Costa (piano), Maria Voultsopoulou (voice) and Alexandros Komodromou (electric guitar). Join us for a beautiful music evening full of songs from the international repertoire.
Time & Location
01 Oct, 19:00
Technopolis 20 , Nikolaou I. Nikolaidi Avenue 18, Paphos 8010, Cyprus
About the Event
Technopolis 20 is celebrating its 9th birthday on Sunday, October 1, at 7pm in its garden, together with the talented musicians Kyriakος Costa (piano), Maria Voultsopoulou (voice) and Alexandros Komodromou (electric guitar). The trio comes for an acoustic performance and aims to present a rich, multilingual programme of Greek, English songs, as well as Spanish, Italian and more. Their common aesthetic is love, place and roots, with songs that travel from tradition to today. Some of the songs that will be heard are "Raices volantes", "Summertime", "Misirlou".
Information and reservations: 70002420
A few words about the musicians
Kyriakos Costa was born in Larnaca, Cyprus, in 1998. He graduated with First Class Honours from Royal Holloway University of London (BMus Music, MMus Comp). The past few years, Kyriakos is working professionally composing Orchestral and Theatre music. At the same time, he is a session pianist and songwriter. As a member of various philharmonic bands in Cyprus, he participated in concerts of famous Greek singers. In 2019, Kyriakos participated as a pianist in two voice masterclasses made by Natasa Bofiliou and Themis Karamouratides. In 2020 he was featured and listed as one of the ‘Young Generation Composers of CoMA Festival, London 2020’, with his piece called: ‘clockwise’. In 2021, he was one of the Composers-in-Residence, under the 5th Picture Gallery Composer-in-Residence Scheme of Royal Holloway University of London, where Kyriakos composed music for the virtual video tours of the Picture Gallery’s library. In the same year, he was the pianist in the music department of Stelios Stylianou’s short film: ‘Garden Latte’, written by Costas Mannouris, which is now in the official selection of the ‘Cannes World Film Festival 2021’.
The Autumn 2021, Kyriakos is the co-composer, along with Constantinos Lemesios, of Costas Mannouris’ musical: ‘The Duke’s Radio Show’, performed/directed by Marios Mettis, under the parallel events of Larnaca Biennale Festival 2021. At the same time, orchestral works of his were commissioned by CHROMA Ensemble UK and are now available on all streaming platforms. In the Spring of 2022, Kyriakos creates as Conductor/Orchestrator, the concert-tribute: 'The "classic" Mikis Theodorakis', which was a great success. Continuing the artistic curation of concerts, he organizes the musical performance: "Nocturna", a concert with an international repertoire, which praised female creativity and touched on the issue of femicide.
The past 3 years, Kyriakos is releasing personal songwriting compositions on his YouTube channel.
Alexandros Komodromos graduated from the University of Nicosia with a Bachelor of Music, specialised in jazz performance. He is professionally teaching music in private music institutions and taking part in concerts and charitable events. During his studies, Alexandros collaborated with multiple well-known musicians in Cyprus and more generally the arts scene, such as Michalis Messios, Mara Constantinou, Lefteris Moumtzis, Christos Yerolatsitis and more. He also participated in various concerts and festivals, such as Fengaros, Fengaros Reacts, and in theatrical plays, such as ‘Female Ink’.
Maria Voultsopoulou is a lawyer, graduated from the University of Cyprus, and a singer with a diploma from the ‘Musical Horizons Conservatory’. She has studied piano, theory and harmony, and she is still undergoing voice lessons with Tsveta Christoforou.
The last few years, she has collaborated and sung on stage with Alexia Vasiliou, Vasiliki Anastasiou, Tsveta Christoforou, Marios Andreou and Mariza Anastasiades.
She is an active member of the Amalgamation Choir, the Improvisation Choir, the Cyprus Opera Organisation, and she is experimenting on vocal improvisation. She has also taken part in projects, such as the ‘Voice Improvisation Series – Voice In space’ and the ‘Moving in Silence’. Maria has sung compositions by Kyriakos Costa.