Piano Trios of Beethoven and Arensky
Time & Location
About the Event
The Classical Music Concert Series Technopolis 20 Classics present their first concert for 2021, ‘Piano Trios of Beethoven and Arensky’, at Markideio Theatre in Paphos, on Monday, 12th of April, at 20:00.
The concertmaster of the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra, Wolfgang Schroeder (violin), along with the two talented musicians, Robertas Grod (cello) and Gergana Georgieva (piano) will present the following programme:
L.V. Beethoven, Piano Trio in D major, op. 70 No. 1 (Ghost)
- Allegro vivace e con brio
- Largo assai e con brio
A. Arensky, Piano Trio in D minor, op. 32 No.1
- Allegro moderato
- Scherzo Allegro molto
- Elegia. Adagio
- Finale Allegro non troppo
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Supporter: Municipality of Paphos
The concert is part of the ‘Technopolis 20 Classics’, an exclusive project of classical music concert series, organised by Technopolis 20 and a private sponsor. High-quality classical music concerts are organised, supporting local talented musicians and hosting musicians from abroad. More information for past and future you can find in our website https://www.technopolis20.com/technopolis20-classics.
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A few words about the musicians
Wolfgang Schroeder, Violinist: As soloist and chamber player, Wolfgang Schröder has performed in prestigious concert halls such as the Philharmonie in Berlin, the Concertgebouw of Amsterdam, the Vienna Konzerthaus, at the Great Performers Series at the Lincoln Center New York, at the Frick Collection Museum, New York, at London’s Barbican Hall, the Megaron Music Hall of Athens and at the Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires.
As a member of the Trio Parnassus, he received the prestigious Echo Classic prize for the best chamber music recording of the year. He was artistic director of both European Union Chamber Orchestra and Camerata Stuttgart. The other ensemble which gained international reputation is the "Belcanto Strings", of whom Wolfgang Schroeder was a founding member.
Schröder’s discography is extensive. He recorded for MDG, Thorofon and other important labels. He released the Complete Sonatas for Violin by Eugene Ysaye for Hook Records in 2016. Since 2005, in conjunction with an active performing career, he is Concertmaster of the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra.
Robertas Grod was born in 1991 in Lithuania, studied in Vilnius Balys Dvarionas music school (class of J. Veiverienė). He is laureate prize winner of national competitions (B. Dvarionas, J. Urba). In 2010 he entered Moscow State Conservatory (class of Prof. N. Shakhovskaya). In 2012 he won the 1st prize at Kozolupov competition in Moscow. In 2016 graduated the conservatory with honours and since then he lives and works in Cyprus. Robertas often gives recitals across Lithuania, participates in national festivals.
Bulgarian-born Gergana Georgieva started receiving piano and music lessons at the age of six, and by the age of ten, she was accepted at the Pancho Vladigerov Music School in Burgas. During her studies, she was the recipient of many awards at various seminars, concerts and competitions, including the 16th Competition for Performance “Varban Varbanov” where she won the First Prize.
In 2002, Gergana made her debut Prokofiev’s First Piano Concerto with the Burgas Philharmonic Orchestra, under the baton of Ivan Kojuharov. She continued her studies at the National Music Academy of Sofia “Pancho Vladigerov”, attending piano classes with Stella Dimitrova-Maistorova and Ilia Chernaev. During her studies in the Academy, she made her debut in Mozart, Beethoven and Schumann piano concertos, with Sofia’s Academic Symphony Orchestra. As part of a piano trio, she also participated in national competitions of Chamber Music, winning top prizes. Georgieva participated in the Contemporary Music Festival “Pianissimo”, where she performed preludes and fugues by Shostakovich and Shchedrin, and she has attended various master classes with distinguished pianists, such as Paolo Police, Cyprien Katsaris and Simon Trpčeski.
Since 2008, she has been living and working in Cyprus, where she continues to participate in concerts and collaborate with Cypriot and foreign artists, as well as with the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra. She is a member of the Georgiou Georgieva Duo.