Visions Fugitives: Piano Recital with Marianna Georgiou
Time & Location
About the Event
Technopolis20 presents the young and talented pianist Marianna Georgiou in the piano recital entitled ‘Visions Fugitives’, at the Markidion Theatre Paphos, on Saturday, 19th of December 2020, at 19:00 pm.
Marianna Georgiou performs a unique recital with works characterized by original approaches to rhythm and harmony. The challenging programme features works by Prokofiev, Clara Schumman, Messiaen, Scriabin, Gubaidulina, Ligeti, as well as the world première of ‘Ryax’, a work with near-choreographic musical gestures which play with the inter-temporal idea of flowing water, by the well-known Cypriot composer Christina Athinodorou.
The production takes all the necessary precautions and follows the instructions announced by the government, in order to ensure your health and safety.
Entrance: €12/ €8 (students)
ONLY with presales. Tickets available exclusively at Technopolis 20 Art Centre.
A ticket office will NOT OPERATE on the night of the event.
Opening hours: Monday - Saturday, 9am - 1pm
Production: Technopolis 20
Supporter: Municipality of Paphos
Sponsor: Deputy Ministry of Tourism
A few words about the musician
Marianna Georgiou was born in 1993 in Paphos, Cyprus. She took her first piano lessons at the age of five and she was classically trained for twelve years under the supervision of Ivelina Ruseva. She attained her first Soloist Piano Diploma (ATCL) at the age of seventeen. She also took classical guitar lessons and passed her Grade 8 classical singing exams (ABRSM) with distinction. In 2011, she began her academic career at the University of Nottingham under the supervision of Brenda May and achieved a scholarship and a First-Class Honours for the Bachelor’s degree based on Piano Performance. In 2015, she attained her Master’s degree in Piano Performance and Performance Practices from the University of Nottingham. During her studies, she was part of various orchestral ensembles (The University of Nottingham Symphony Orchestra, the chamber music ensemble, accompanist of vocal groups and the 20th century ensemble). She has taken part in several masterclasses and concerts around UK and Cyprus (Masterclass - Janina Fiaklowska/Clare Hammond, Derby Arts festival - awarded the second prize -, Pre-Concert Artist at the Royal Albert Hall of Nottingham for the Czech Philarmonic). In her most recent years, Marianna has performed as a soloist and as part of ensembles in concerts and festivals around Cyprus. She often appears in duo with the saxophonist Christos Zenios, and as a soloist performing recent repertoire in events such as PianoStreet-Five Steps to the Future and the Closing Ceremony of the Pafos2017 European Capital of Culture. Since September 2016, she been teaching the piano at the Public Music School of Paphos.