From Opera to Musicals
Time & Location
About the Event
Tatiana Stupak (piano), Ekaterina Savva (soprano) and Katerina Parpouna (saxophone) invite you to a music evening at the garden of Technopolis 20, on Friday, 11th of September 2020, at 8pm, where a varied programme of well-known music will be presented.
The pianist, Tatiana Stupak, will play a few classical music solo works – some old and very well-known, and one or two very new pieces, but in old traditional styles.
But for the majority of the concert, she will accompany two very talented musicians, in mostly 20th century music. Soprano Ekaterina Savva will sing well-known songs from musicals and films, and arias from popular operas. The composers are expected to include Leonard Bernstein, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Jerome Kern, Giacomo Puccini and Franz Lehár.
The venue takes all the necessary precautions and follows the instructions announced by the government, in order to ensure your health and safety.
Entrance: 12 euro
ONLY with reservations by phone at 70002420 and presales.
Limited number of seats available, due to the measures announced by the government to deal with the pandemic of COVID-19.
A few words about the musicians
TATIANA STUPAK (piano): Tatiana started learning the piano at age five, studying at the Special School of the Rimsky-Korsakov State Conservatory in St. Petersburg, and after that, for a further five years, continuing at the Conservatory itself.
Tatiana is very well known in Cyprus, having played piano at more than 80 events in the last few years, both as a solo pianist and accompanying other musicians. Since 2018, she has played piano solos at The Big Choir Project concerts.
She arranges charity concerts for children and for the church, and brings famous musicians from Russia, for example from the Bolshoi Theatre.
She opened the Tatiana Stupak School of Music in 2018, where students can enter for examinations set by the Royal Schools of Music and by Trinity College. Students may also take part in public concerts, to gain experience in performing in front of audiences.
In 2018, Tatiana won awards on being chosen in competition, as Russian Cultural Woman of the Year in Cyprus.
In the summer of 2019, having organised fund-raising concerts on several occasions for the Institute of Neurology and Genetics, she was invited to play piano solos at a concert at the Presidential Palace, where President Anastasiades presented her with an award on behalf of the Institute.
She has been interviewed many times on Cyprus radio and TV channels. Early in 2020 she was interviewed on the subject of children and music, and the interview was shown on Smile TV; previously she appeared live on TV ONE’s charity show, DanSing for You, not as a pianist, but as a dancer. Most recently, she was interviewed by RIK1 TV, and the interview was broadcast in July 2020. Also, during 2020, over a period of a few weeks, she made live broadcasts on the Internet, giving illustrated talks about ten classical music composers.
Tatiana maintains two YouTube channels: one for herself, and another for her music school.
EKATERINA SAVVA (soprano): Ekaterina is a soprano singer, who graduated from the Mozarteum Unversity in Salzburg, having specialised in opera singing. She also had a scholarship at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London.
She has performed in many theatres and festivals, including the Salzburg State Theatre, the Salzburger Festspiele, the Rialto and Markideio theatres in Cyprus.
She took part in different masterclasses, amongst them with Barbara Bonney, Alessandro Misciasci, Mario Antonio Diaz Varas, Helene Schneiderman.
Her soprano roles are not limited to operatic arias but she also sings pieces from well-known musical shows.
KATERINA PARPOUNA (saxophone): Katerina first studied music in Limassol, and then from 2015-2019 at the HKU Utrechts Conservatorium in Utrecht, Netherlands, where she obtained her Bachelor of Music degree, specialising in classical saxophone performance. Then she moved to the Royal Conservatory in The Hague, Netherlands, where she took a Pre-Masters Course in Music and Classical Saxophone Performance in 2019-2020.
During her studies in the Netherlands, she taught saxophone to children and adults. She also performed in numerous concerts and recitals, and took part in many masterclasses. At the same period, she competed in music competitions at the European Saxophone Forum, in Wroclaw, Poland, and in the Franz Cibulka Competition in Graz, Austria.
She continues to teach saxophone and play in concerts, since returning from the Netherlands to Cyprus.