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Piano Master Class

Konstantinos Destounis Piano Master Class

Piano master class with the internationally acclaimed soloist and piano teacher Konstantinos Destounis!

Konstantinos Destounis

Konstantinos Destounis (b.1991 in Athens) is regarded as one of the most prominent Greek artists of his generation. He is a prizewinner in many international piano competitions, most notably ‘Grand Prix Maria Callas’ in Athens, ‘Southern Highlands’ in Canberra, ‘Giorgos Thimis’ in Thessaloniki and the Bremen European Piano Competition. As the winner of Greece’s national competition, he represented his country at ‘Eurovision Young Musicians’ in Vienna. His numerous awards also include the ‘Gina Bachauer’ Piano Prize of the Spanish association ‘World in Harmony’, the ‘Young Artist Prize’ of the Greek Drama and Music Critics Association, the UNESCO Gold Medal and the ‘Mykoniou’ Prize of the Academy of Athens (Order of Letters and Fine Arts).

Konstantinos Destounis has recorded 4 CDs. His world première recording of Theodore Antoniou’s complete piano works has been released by Naxos’ series ‘Grand Piano’ and has received praising reviews by various music journals, including ‘Gramophone’. Konstantinos’ performing career has led him to prestigious venues across Europe and Australia, such as Royal Albert Hall and St. John’s Smith Square in London, Opera ‘La Fenice’ in Venice, Llewellyn Hall in Canberra, Glocke Saal in Bremen, Athens Megaron, Thessaloniki Megaron. As a soloist he has performed with the Bremen Philharmonic Orchestra, Canberra Symphony Orchestra, Athens State Orchestra, Thessaloniki State Orchestra, Greek Radio National Orchestra, UK Young Musicians Symphony Orchestra, Murcia Symphony Orchestra and many more orchestras.

After graduating from the Hellenic Conservatory and the University of Macedonia in Greece, he went on to receive a master’s degree at the Mozarteum University in Salzburg and an artist diploma at the Royal College of Music in London. He also completed a doctoral course at the Royal College; his research focused on Theodore Antoniou’s piano works in the context of Greek contemporary piano repertoire. He has been a scholar of the Onassis Foundation and the Thessaloniki Friends of Music Association.

During 2017/18 and 2018/19 he taught Bachelor students at the Royal College of Music in London. In September 2019 he settled in Athens; currently he teaches at the Athens Conservatoire, the Hellenic Conservatory and the National Conservatory.

destounispiano.com

Konstantinos Destounis YouTube Channel

Konstantinos Destounis at Naxos

PARTICIPATION:

To participate, complete the form you will find below and send it to info@an-art.com up to 20 before the master class.
The master class will be conducted by completion of five participations minimum (you will be notified on time).

Then, in order to be valid, all participations must be discounted through bank transfer or live-in with your previous visit to AN ART ARTISTRY.
(EUROBANK ΙΒΑΝ: GR3402603280000950101210083 – In the grounds, provide name and deposit reason).
All transfer and bank charges will be covered by the applicants.

PARTICIPATION FEE:

Active participants €60,00/hour – Listeners €30,00 for the whole master class.

LEVEL – MINORS:

The master class is addressed to students of all levels, from beginners to graduates. Minors are allowed free access to one of their escorts for free.

WHEN:

Saturday 11 & Sunday 12 January 2020
The hours of the master class will be tailored to demand and announced here.

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AN ART ARTISTRY – Monis Asteriou Tsagari 4, Athens (Plaka)
Tel.: (+30) 210 3220082 (Mon-Fri, 14:00-17:00) / E-mail: info@an-art.com

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