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Technopolis 20

"Scents of Jasmine": A trip to the old era with poetry and music

Three Cypriot musicians will express colors and aromas of the past with music and songs inspired by Cypriot poetry and theatre.

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"Scents of Jasmine": A trip to the old era with poetry and music
"Scents of Jasmine": A trip to the old era with poetry and music

Time & Location

11 Nov 2022, 20:00

Technopolis 20 , Nikolaou I. Nikolaidi Avenue 18, Paphos 8010, Cyprus

About the Event

We are facing on a difficult era with political and economical corruption. In the fog of our current vanity, the smells and the aesthetics of another era that characterized our small place, Cyprus, have been lost. We don’t complaining though. On Friday, 11th of November 2022, 8pm at the Technopolis 20, Evagoras Karagiorgis (lute and vocals) along with Clio Papadia (piano) and Alexia Yiangou (violoncello) will express this situation on a musical performance that brings back the colors and aromas of the old era with music and songs inspired by Cypriot poetry and theatre. 

Entrance: 10 euro

Tickets available at Technopolis 20 art centre. Call for working hours

Information & Reservations: 70002420

A few words about the musicians

Evagoras Karageorgis studied music at the Aaron Copland School of Music (CUNY) with Allen Brings and Leo Kraft (1982-1988) - B.A. in Music and M.A. in Music Composition. During 1988-89, he continued postgraduate studies at N.Y.U., studying Composition, Ethnomusicology and Electronic Music.

Since 1989, he worked as music teacher for the Public Schools and since 2012 he is a H.S. principle. He composed music for theater (THOC, ETHAL, Satiricon, THEPAC, ΕΝΑ). In parallel, he worked with the CBS TV, writing music for various film series and documentaries. His musical compositions cover a vast spectrum of styles: Art songs, music for theater and TV, music for small or chamber ensembles, symponic music, elctronic music, music concrete and other more experimental works. So far, he puplished various recordings with his music and cycles of songs. For many years he has been giving performances with his own works in Cyprus, Greece, Crete, Germany, France, England, Italy, Albania, Slovakia and Czech Republic.

Clio Papadia holds a BMus degree in Piano Performance from the Department of Music Science and Art, University of Macedonia, Greece (class of Uwe Matschke and Petros Vouvaris). She also holds an MA in Music Education from the Institute of Education, University of London. As a pianist, she has performed in various concerts in Cyprus, Greece, London and Austria. She has participated in courses and seminars on Piano Performance and Chamber Music and has made presentations on Piano Pedagogy and Music Education topics in various Conferences and Seminars (I.S.M.E., G.S.M.E, E.A.S., E.P.T.A.). She has been awarded a scholarship by the States Scholarship Foundation of Greece and the Leventis Foundation. She teaches piano at the public Music Schools of Cyprus and European University.

Alexia Yiangou began violoncello lessons at the age of 12 with Andri Hadjigeorgiou. She performed with the Cyprus Youth Symphony Orchestra for many years as the principle of the cello section and had the opportunity to travel for concerts and educational seminars at the United Kingdom, Israel, Athens and Istanbul. At the age of 17 she earned the Advance Certificate in Cello Performance from the Royal School of Music. Alexia, after o competition, took cello master classes with the Youth Orchestra of the Mediterranean at Aix en Provence of France. In 2000 she won the ‘Playing for Peace’ scholarship and travelled to USA representing Cyprus at the Apple Hill Summer School Music Festival. She was a member of the London Medical Orchestra and the City University Orchestra. Alexia collaborated and worked with Evagoras Karageorgis and other Cypriot composers. In Cyprus, she performed with various ensembles (classical, pop, tango, traditional), chamber ensembles, orchestras and performed in theatrical productions (Satiriko, THEPAK, THOK).

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