Saxophone and Piano Duet: George Krasides – Antonis Polycarpou
Time & Location
About the Event
The summer jazz music evening series continue in July at Technopolis 20, this time with the saxophonist George Krassidis. George Krassidis that always wants to give a fresh sound, chooses new faces from the music scene of Cyprus. This time he is collaborating with the pianist Antonis Polykarpou and together they prepared a musical journey to the sounds of jazz that will satisfy even the most demanding listener, on Sunday, 12th of July 2020, at 8pm.
The venue takes all the necessary precautions and follows the instructions announced by the government, in order to ensure your health and safety.
Entrance: 10 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
Giorgos Krasidis: Cypriot Jazz saxophonist, clarinettist, composer, conductor and educator. Krasidis studied at Berklee college of Music, (tenor saxophone jazz performance) and at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, (Classical Saxophone Performance) and graduated Summa cum Laude. Krasidis is among the most potent and influential jazz instrumentalists in the island of Cyprus with an active career for three decades. He is the founder and director of Jazzologia Cyprus Big Band and teaches the jazz idiom at the ARTE Music Academy in Nicosia, Cyprus.He is also the Bandmaster of Limassol Municipality Concert Band. He has performed and recorded several albums as a soloist and sideman. Krasidis shared the stage both as a performer and educator with jazz leading figures, including Dr Gene Aitken, Dave Glenn, Damian Erskine, Denny J. Eupraset, J. Kyle Gregory, Alex Sipiagin and many others.
Antonis Polykarpou: Cypriot pianist, composer and educator. He studied Classic-Jazz Piano performance at Pancho Vladigerov National Academy of Music in Sofia, Bulgaria. Polykarpou is one of the most active, versatile and virtuoso pianists in the music scene of Cyprus. He is also an active composer and educator. He has collaborated with famous Greek artists such as Kostas Makedonas, Pantelis Thalassinos, Vassilis Lekas, and he is performing regularly with the Triple soul band.